Vishal Gupta, is the Managing Director at Bessemer Venture Partners in Bangalore. Vishal joined BVP India in 2006 and focuses on investments in consumer internet, fin-tech and health-tech. Vishal is currently on the board of Bigbasket, Swiggy, LivSpace, Pharmeasy, Urbanclap, Hungama, MediAssist, NephroPlus, Perfios, Innoviti, Home First Finance, Applied Solar Technologies and Anunta Technologies. In the past he has served on the boards of Indian Energy Exchange (now public), Matrimony.com (now public), TaxiForSure (acq. Ola), Orient Green Power (now public). He has also served as a board observer of Shriram City Union Finance, Motilal Oswal and SnapDeal.com. He is involved with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park which promotes entrepreneurship.
Prior to joining BVP India, Vishal was a senior manager in the treasurer’s office at Reliance Group, Vishal helped the firm establish a private-equity fund that invested in such companies as Celebrity Fashions, Adlabs, and other firms in the healthcare and financial-services sectors. Previously, served as an executive assistant to the CEO of a joint venture of HCL Tech and Deutsche Bank in India.
Vishal holds an M.B.A from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, is a chartered accountant and has a B.A. 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.