Capital A Appoints Successful Entrepreneur Aswani Chaitanya as VP of Investments
Bangalore, (Global News) : Capital A, a leading venture fund for early-stage startups, has appointed Aswani Chaitanya as its Vice President of Investments. As a successful entrepreneur turned VC, Aswani brings with him extensive experience in building and scaling businesses. In his new role, he will spearhead investments and build the portfolio management team within Capital A.
Aswani has over 15 years of corporate experience working at renowned companies such as Wipro, Deutsche Bank, and Goldman Sachs. His entrepreneurial debut was through Timios, a healthy snack brand for kids, which successfully raised funding from marquee investors. After scaling the venture, he eventually divested controlling stakes in the company to take up his new role at Capital A.
Sharing his views, Ankit Kedia, Founder and Lead Investor, Capital A said, "Aswani is a hands on leader with strong business acumen and an in-depth understanding of the techno-commercial aspects of the business. At Capital-A, we have strived to work alongside the founders in their startup journey and partake in adding value to the businesses we invest in, this is where Aswani’s rich experience will help us – as a corporate professional and as well as more recently as a successful startup entrepreneur himself. Aswani will lead Capital A's portfolio management and I am confident of him being able to contribute towards building a more resilient and growth-oriented startup ecosystem in India."
Sharing his enthusiasm about joining Capital A, Aswani Chaitanya said, "I am thrilled to join Capital A and be a part of their mission to empower and support innovative startups in India. With my experience in building and scaling businesses, I look forward to working with the team to identify and invest in high-potential companies and help them achieve their full potential. Capital A is uniquely positioned to make a significant impact on the Indian startup ecosystem, and I am excited to be a part of this journey."