Anant Vidur Puri
Anant Vidur Puri, based in BVP India's Bangalore office, joined the team as an investment professional in 2014. Anant focuses on opportunities in consumer internet, mobile technology and vertical SaaS.
Prior to joining BVP India, Anant worked as an associate at The Boston Consulting Group, where he serviced clients in the financial services and IT services space across India and North America. Anant has also worked at Samsung as a computer vision researcher where he worked with the multi-modal emotion and gesture recognition team.
Anant graduated with honors from Harvard Business School where he was on the Student Senate, the President of the South Asia Business Association, and an active contributor to the student newspaper (Harbus). While at HBS, he interned with Amazon in their Prime Video team, with Kudo - a payments startup in Indonesia, and with Club Factory - a cross-border e-commerce startup in China. He was also a student partner in the Foundation Capital Fellows program. Before HBS, Anant graduated with honors from IIT Delhi with a degree in electrical engineering, He focused on computer vision having written 2 papers and holding two patents in the domain.
Anant is an avid soccer fan, supporting Liverpool FC. He enjoys both playing and watching tennis, especially Roger Federer. He likes to cook and read fantasy fiction – his favorite being Lord of the Rings.