Vishesh has been with Ventureast since early 2007, managing investments of the Proactive Fund. He has been involved in deals in the consumer services, infrastructure services, clean environment, industrial enzymes, semiconductors, direct marketing and consumer loyalty management sectors. Vishesh has worked extensively with entrepreneurs in
assessing their business models and assisting them in the process including strategic acquisitions, attracting additional investment, identifying key management team.
Vishesh led the acquisition of Loyalty Rewards by eYantra; played a key role in Vysr, a web services company, gaining access to Indian internet firms and leveraging the India advantage; was instrumental in raising additional rounds of funding to fuel Saisudhir's growth and routinely helps other early stage portfolio companies like Richcore in their business development efforts.
As an entrepreneur prior to joining Ventureast, Vishesh took over the management and turned around a distressed specialty chemicals business, which he later exited by selling to a leading Italian chemicals company. His past work experience, in corporate banking with ICICI Bank, and in the Assurance and Business Advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers has given him a solid base to build his deal flow network. e has also worked with ICICI Bank in their corporate banking division managing a significant SME debt portfolio, and with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Assurance and Business Advisory practice.