Anirudh A Damani is the Managing Partner at Artha Venture Fund. Previously, Anirudh led the alternative investment arm for his family office, Artha India Ventures. He invested inhigh-yielding renewable energy projects and into early-stage startups with high growth potential. At Artha India Ventures, Anirudh invested in category-defining startups like OYO Rooms, Purplle, Tala, NowFloats, Coutloot, Mobilewalla, Rapido and others.
Before this, Anirudh was an entrepreneur in the energy space in the US. He worked with some of the largest energy companies in the world, like Suez Energy, Direct Energy, Constellation, etc.
Anirudh is an alumnus of Austin College and Cathedral & John Connon School in Mumbai.
Anirudh is an avid Scuba diver with 40+ logged dives. He also writes a popular blog on www.showmedamani.com
Junior Investment Analyst
Aakash Javeri is a Junior Investment Analyst at Artha Venture Fund. He is a finance professional with over a year of experience. Before AVF, he worked as a Junior Analyst at CLSA in their investment banking team and has also interned at Ambit Capital in their Institutional Equities team. He has done his 3 years of articleship from M/s Bansi S. Mehta & Co. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and also hold’s a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. He is a sports enthusiast, die-hard supporter of Manchester United, loves watching movies and TV shows. He is also an active member of the Rotaract Club of Bombay Bayview since 4 years.