Manish joined Nesta in 2015 as an Investment Director and works on the fund’s investments across sectors. He is currently involved with the Sumdog, Q Doctor, and Empiribox investments and has also successfully led our portfolio investments to exits, including Futuregov, BeApplied, Digital Assess, and Synopsis Healthcare.
Manish has been involved in venture capital and private equity since 2005, both as an investor and a consultant. He has worked at Sovereign Capital, Terra Firma Capital Partners and Aureos Capital. At Sovereign Capital, his main focus was on Education and Healthcare, where he was involved in key investments like Hillcrest (Outcomes First), GSM, Astrum and Lifetime as well as bolt-on investments for Eden Futures and World Class Learning. Prior to that, Manish was a strategy consultant at Accenture and a marketing manager at Colgate Palmolive.
Manish holds an MBA from London Business School, a Masters in Management from the Indian Institute of Management and a BSc Honours in Electronics from the University of Delhi. He fancies himself as a chilli pepper farmer one day.