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Mr. Sarath Naru
Mr. Sarath Naru, Managing Partner, Ventureast. Sarath is the Managing Partner and Founder, and leads the Ventureast team across all its funds. An entrepreneur himself, Sarath has pioneered many firsts in the Indian Venture Capital landscape including: the privatization of a government-run venture fund that led to the establishment of Ventureast's first fund; India's first life sciences fund; seed-stage and incubation fund, and a listed fund on the AMEX. He has directly invested, or has overseen investments in more than 60 early-to-growth stage companies across the technology, life-sciences, health care, consumer goods and infrastructure services sectors. Sarath's cross-functional experience in the USA and India, which includes his brand management work with P&G USA, his entrepreneurial stint at building a trading business between USA and India, and his long experience in VC fund management, is behind his ability to work meaningfully with investee companies. He has a B.Tech from IIT Madras, and an MBA in finance from the Booth School, University of Chicago.