We currently have over 250 members on board consisting of HNIs and funds having a board range of expertise, investment preferences, and appetites.
Vineet holds an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He graduated with honors from University of Delhi, where he majored in economics.
Vineet Sachdeva is the Managing Director of India Alpha Alternative Asset Advisors. India Alpha is currently mentoring and investing in enterprises in rural India. Previously, Vineet was Director at D. E. Shaw India Advisory Services Private Limited, in which capacity he was responsible for the D. E. Shaw group’s private equity activities in India. Vineet has over sixteen years of experience in corporate finance, with the majority of his experience in venture capital and private equity. His investment experience encompasses companies in early and growth stages, as well as in special situations. He has invested in companies across sectors like education, healthcare, logistics, IT, renewable energy, media and the Internet. His prominent investments include Excelsoft Technologies, Gemini Industries and Imaging, Sohan Renewable Energy, Manipal Universal Learning, Manipal Health Systems, Delhi Assam Roadways, Netkraft and Firstsource Solutions.
Prior to joining the D. E. Shaw group in 2007, Vineet was a principal at IDFC Private Equity, a private equity firm focused on infrastructure. At IDFC Private Equity, he was responsible for that firm’s initial investments in healthcare, education, logistics, and entertainment businesses. Before that, he was a vice president at JumpStartUp, a technology-focused venture capital fund investing in both U.S. and Indian companies. Prior to that, Vineet held number of positions at Ernst & Young, Citibank N.A. and Procter & Gamble in India.