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Vishal Gupta

Partner

Vishal Gupta is a partner based in Bessemer’s Bangalore office where he primarily focuses on investments in consumer internet, financial technology, and healthcare technology.

He has led investments and served on boards of companies including Bharat Matrimony (NSE: MATRIMONY), bigbasket, Good Glamm Group, Home First (NSE: HOMEFIRST), Indian Energy Exchange (NSE: IEX), Innoviti, Lentra.ai, LivSpace, MediAssist, MediBuddy, Nephroplus, Perfios, Pharmeasy, Swiggy, TaxiForSure (acquired by Ola), Urban Company, and more. Vishal is passionate about partnering with founders and their companies through the ups and downs of building great businesses. He looks forward to being one of the first investors founders call when they are in need of advice.

Vishal joined Bessemer in 2006 and has supported the company’s investments in Shriram City (NSE: SHRIRAMCIT), Motilal Oswal (NSE: MOTILALOFS), Orient Green Power (IPO), and Shriram EPC (IPO). Prior to joining Bessemer, Vishal worked in the treasury department at the Reliance Group.

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. 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."

Companies

Anunta

Anunta

Anunta is an end user computing solutions provider focused on managed virtual desktops and digital workspace technology.

DocsApp

DocsApp

DocsApp is India’s #1 certified medical app.

DocsApp merged with MediBuddy in June 2020.

Good Glamm Group

Good Glamm Group

Good Glamm Group is a direct-to-consumer and award winning international beauty products marketplace.

HomeFirst *

HomeFirst

NSE: HOMEFIRST

HomeFirst Finance Company provides housing loan financing in India.

Home First became a publicly listed company on the National Stock Exchange (NSE: HOMEFIRST) in February 2021.

Indian Energy Exchange *

Indian Energy Exchange

NSE: IEX

Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) is an India-based automated platform for the physical delivery of electricity.

Indian Energy Exchange became a publically listed company on the National Stock Exchange (NSE: IEX) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: IEX) in October 2017.

Innoviti

Innoviti

Innoviti provides solutions for improving operational efficiency in every payment transaction.

Lentra

Lentra

Lentra is an online platform designed to change the status quo offering banks zero-risk and instant lending solutions.

Livspace

Livspace

Livspace is a personalized home design and décor marketplace for homeowners in India and Southeast Asia.

Matrimony.com *

Matrimony.com

NSE: MATRIMONY

Matrimony.com is an online match making website in India. Matrimony.com went public in September 2017.

Medi Assist

Medi Assist

Medi Assist aims to deliver informed healthcare decisions to a billion lives connected by our technology, partnerships and human touch.

Motilal Oswal *

Motilal Oswal

NSE: MOTILALOFS

Motilal Oswal is India’s leading online share trading company.

Motilal Oswal went public in September 2007 on the National Stock Exahnge (NSE: MOTILALOFS).

NephroPlus

NephroPlus

NephroPlus is India’s highest quality dialysis & top kidney care provider.

Pharmeasy

Pharmeasy

Pharmeasy is a mobile pharmacy marketplace in India.

SnapDeal

SnapDeal

Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace.

TaxiForSure *

TaxiForSure

ACQUIRED BY: OLA

TaxiForSure is an aggregator of car rentals and taxis in India. TaxiForSure was acquired by Ola in 2015.

Urban Company

Urban Company

Urban Company (fka UrbanClap) is a mobile-based local services marketplace in India.

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