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, market places and enterprise SaaS.
Vishal is currently on the board of SnapDeal.com, Hungama.com, Matrimony.com, Indian Energy Exchange Ltd., Medi Assist, Anunta Technology Management Services, NephroPlus/Nephrocare Health Services, Big Basket, IIM Calcutta-Innovation Park, UrbanClap and Applied Solar Technologies.
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 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.