Mumbai-based venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) has promoted Subramanya S.V. as managing director. He had joined the firm’s Bangalore office back in 2007 as a director.
“Subu’s leadership skills, knowledge of the business landscape in India and his strong investments in consumer and technology startups will position him to grow BVP’s business in the coming years,” said Ed Colloton, a partner at the firm’s Menlo Park (California) office and chairman of its investment and management committees.
At BVP, Subramanya focuses on investments in technology & consumer businesses and is closely involved in the firm’s investments in IL&FS Transportation Networks, Palogix Infrastructure, Tulip Telecom, Anantraj Industries and Riddhi Siddhi Gluco Biols, among others. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Mysore University and an MBA from the IIM – Ahmedabad.
Subramanya started his career as a programmer with Wipro Technologies and prior to joining BVP, he had worked with Avendus Capital where he advised companies on private equity transactions and mergers & acquisitions. He had also worked with KPMG.
BVP, which focuses on startup, seed, late-stage and growth capital transactions in India, has invested in more than 24 companies since 2004.
(Edited by Sanghamitra Mandal)