Founder & Managing Partner,
Vikram Gupta is the Founder and Managing Partner of IvyCap Ventures, a USD 530 Mn (INR 4200 Cr+) fund that invests through the alumni ecosystems and manages more than 30 portfolio companies. His career spans over 30 years in Private Equity/ Venture Capital, Business Consulting, M&A, Strategy and Operations in Healthcare and Life Sciences, Education, Consumer, Technology and other industries. He has held leadership positions across various well-known companies in India and abroad.
Mr. Gupta worked in the US with IBM Business Consulting Services for over four years in strategy and planning, business development, and project management. During his stint with IBM, he conceptualized and led IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences practice for Clinical Genomics. Before founding IvyCap, he was the founding member of the Piramal-sponsored USD 100 Mn Healthcare focused PE Fund that he conceptualized and raised in 2008 when the world markets were going through turmoil. Mr. Vikram Gupta conceptualized and established India’s first endowment Fund at IIT, Delhi which was inaugurated by the Honourable President of India in October 2019. He currently sits on the board of this Fund and is also helping quite a few other Indian Educational institutes to set up their Endowment Funds.
Mr. Gupta has been the Co-Chairman of PEVCAI (Private Equity and Venture Capital Association of India) at ASSOCHAM and is an active member of IVCA (Indian Venture Capital Association) and CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He received the Distinguished Alumnus Service Award from IIT Delhi in the year 2020 in presence of the honourable Prime Minister of India. Mr. Gupta has completed his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and has an MBA degree in Strategy and Finance from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.