Vikram Gupta is the Founder, Managing Partner and Investment Committee Member at IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited. He has about 16 years of experience in Private Equity, Business Consulting, M&A, Strategy and Operations in Healthcare and Life Sciences, Education, Consumer Goods and other industries. He has held leadership positions across various well-known companies in India and Abroad.
Prior to founding IvyCap, Mr. Gupta was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with IndiaVenture Advisors Private Limited, a Private Equity Fund Management company sponsored by the Ajay Piramal Group. Mr. Gupta conceptualized, raised and deployed the first PE fund from the group, a Healthcare and Life Sciences Focused PE fund. He raised the entire fund from a large base of institutional and HNI (High Networth Individual) investors in India. He managed all the aspects of the Private Equity business including Fund Raising, Investors Relationship Management, Deal Sourcing, Deal Evaluation, Deal Closure, Fund Portfolio Management, Value Creation, Risk Management and Exits.
In an earlier stint, Mr. Gupta worked in the US with IBM Business Consulting Services for about four years in strategy and planning, business development and project management across various assignments. He conceptualized and led IBM's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice for Clinical Genomics. He has also held senior positions with Indian companies including A F Ferguson & Co., Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Lupin Laboratories and Piramal Healthcare across different areas including, Business Consulting, Strategy and Planning, M&A, Business Development and Manufacturing. Mr. Gupta has experience of starting-up companies in the areas of Medical Tourism, Outsourcing Strategy Consulting, and a Commercial Laundry.
Mr. Gupta has published many reusable and licensed assets including Patents, White Papers and Technical Documents. He has various awards and recognitions to his credit. He has completed his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and has dual MBA degrees in Strategy and Finance from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA and Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.