Vishal Gupta is a partner and the managing director for the Bangalore office where he primarily focuses on investments in consumer internet, financial technologies, and healthcare technology.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Vishal was a senior manager in the treasury at Reliance Group, where he helped establish a private equity fund that invested in companies such as Celebrity Fashions, Adlabs, and other firms in healthcare and financial services.
Vishal holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta. He is a chartered accountant and has a BA in commerce from GS College, where he was ranked one of the top 750 students in the country. He is also a member of Mensa and has been a nationally-ranked table tennis player.
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be a tech entrepreneur in India. The consumer and enterprise demand is a given. The secret is to figure out how to disrupt the supply so a business can scale with consistency and deliver the best customer experience."