Venture capital agency Lightspeed has introduced the elevation three of its executives – Shuvi Shrivastava, Pinn Lawjindakul and Rahul Taneja as Partners on the agency.
In a submit on LinkedIn, Lightspeed India stated the three new companions will probably be on its early stage funding advisory staff.
Shuvi first joined the agency as an Associate in 2015. According to the VC agency, she performed an instrumental function in figuring out and accessing a number of alternatives together with, Uni, , , and xFlow with major deal with client tech and fintech. Before becoming a member of the agency, she was a startup founder.
Pinn has been an early member of the Lightspeed staff in Southeast Asia since 2020, and has performed a central function in establishing its workplace in Singapore. According to Lightspeed, as an skilled investor, Pinn has cultivated sturdy partnerships within the area, and helped quarterback investments in Endowus, Astro and Geniebook amongst others.
Rahul joined Lightspeed in 2020 as Chief Business Officer with accountability for constructing the platform’s staff throughout features like advertising and marketing, company improvement and portfolio oversight, whereas additionally actively supporting Lightspeed portfolio firms equivalent to Udaan, Magicpin, Hubilo and Apna amongst others. Over the final 20 years of his profession, Rahul gained important management and working expertise in senior roles throughout client items and client web industries together with P&G, Philips, Snapdeal and Jabong.
The submit famous, “At Lightspeed, we deeply believe that venture is a ‘team sport’ and that our culture, values and sense of purpose enable cohesion and collaboration in an insanely powerful way.”
The Indian VC business, which was typically seen as a male dominated business, is now more and more transferring in direction of a extra diversified construction with the induction of extra girls in management roles. There can also be the emergence of particular funds which make investments solely in startups led by girls.