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.”