Manish joined Nesta in 2015 as an Investment Director and works on the fund’s investments across sectors. He is involved with our investments in Sumdog and Synopsis, as well as led our recent successful exits Futuregov and BeApplied.
Manish has been involved in venture capital and private equity since 2005, both as an investor and a consultant, and has worked at Sovereign Capital, Terra Firma Capital Partners and Aureos Capital (now part of Abraaj). At Sovereign Capital, his main focus was on Education and Healthcare. He was involved in Astrum , GSM, and Lifetime investment 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 chilly pepper farmer one day.