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9 Successful Investors of India UNDER 40

India as emerging as the super economy of the world, it's a good news to hear that many young investors are succeeding in the Indian soil of economics. Here is the list of young investors under 40 years who have succeeded in their goals..
Reference : Times of India Daily


Sandhya Hedge

AGE : 29

After graduating from IIT Bombay in 2007, she went to work at McKinsey and Sequoia India before returning to Stanford Business School for an MBA degree. Now she is a general partner at Khosla Impact, an emerging market VC fund for tech entrepreneurs building transformative businesses. It's backed by Vinod Khosla.

Abheek Anand

AGE : 35
Principal at Sequoia Capital India

Anand spent ten years in Silicon Valley, studying at Stanford for his MBA, working for VMware and fi nally setting up his own company Tagtile which he sold to Facebook in 2012. He moved from the Bay Area in June 2013 to be a part of the Sequoia India team. VC firms are increasingly looking for young entrepreneurs to don the investor hat and Anand fits the bill perfectly.

Gautam Mago

AGE : 
Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India

With a laudable list of compa-nies in his portfolio - such as Bankbazaar, Practo, Ola, Oyo Rooms, Mobikwik, TinyOwl and Capitalfl oat - he is known among entrepreneurs and peers as someone with an eye for identifying big ideas early on. He comes from a consulting background, having worked at McKinsey in India and the US. Mago joined Sequoia eight years ago when he was just 28.

Anand Daniel

AGE : 39
Daniel's big win came when TaxiForSure was sold to rival Ola for $200 million recently, a successful exit for him and the fund. Some of his other investments at Accel include healthcare venture Forus Health, education tech startup Pristine, and food delivery platform Swiggy. He was at Flybridge Capital Partners, a VC fund in Boston, before joining Accel. Daniel says he got into the venture business to be in the midst of technology innovations, learn how to apply these innovations to transform businesses, and partner with smart entrepreneurs to build valuable companies.

Tarun Davda

AGE : 35

Davda headed, a venture-backed online dating startup that was acquired by, before he joined Matrix in 2012. Prior to Stepout, he built, which was acquired by Nasdaq-listed Endurance Group. He has a feet-on-the-street approach while identifying and investing in startups, and is credited with taking an early bet on Ola, in 2013, a time when not many investors were willing to take a wager on a transportation startup.

Brij Bhushan

AGE : 34
VP at Nexus Venture Partners

Prior to joining Nexus, Bhushan was at the beauty and fashion e-commerce site Urbantouch (sold to where he built and led the portal's category functions. He has a mix of opera-tional and consulting experience that he gained at Bain & Company in San Francisco and New Delhi. His investments at Nexus include some of the fastest-growing tech startups including Housing, TinyOwl and Delhivery. Young entrepreneurs like this 34-year-old for his friendly demeanour.

Vikram Vaidyanathan

AGE : 33
MD at Matrix Partners India

H e is one of the youngest non-founder MDs in a VC fund. Vaidyanathan, 33, has spent fi ve years at Matrix largely focusing on mobile internet, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and education tech. He led investments in Newshunt, Mswipe, Woo, Red Monster and LimeTray, among others. He started as a programmer at IT giants IBM and Cisco, and then took up consultancy at McKinsey after an MBA from IIM-Bangalore.

Mukul Singhal

AGE : 35
Principal at Saif Partners

I n 2006, Singhal and a batchmate from IIT Kanpur were looking to raise funds for their startup when they met Alok Mittal who was at the time launching the India operations for the Silicon Valley-based fund Canaan Partners. Singhal ended up joining Mittal after a few months when he found his startup idea was not taking off.

Karan Mohla

AGE : 33
Executive Director at IDG Ventures India