Vikram Gupta

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 30+ portfolio companies. His career spans over 25 years 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. Mr. Gupta worked in the US with IBM Business Consulting Services for over four years in strategy and planning, business development, and project management across various assignments. During his stint with IBM, he conceptualized and led IBM's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice for Clinical Genomics. Before founding IvyCap, Mr. Gupta was the founding member of the Piramal-sponsored USD 100 Mn Healthcare focused Private Equity 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 launched by the Honorable President of India in 2019. He currently sits on the board of this fund. Mr. Gupta is the Co-Chairman of PEVCAI (Private Equity and Venture Capital) 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. 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.

A relationship built on encouragement, trust and endless support
What drives us is our passion to build the Endowment ecosystem across Educational Institutions in India which would further fuel the cycle of innovation and entrepreneurship across the college campuses. We are now seeing this dream becoming a reality with our Funds already starting to give back part of the profits to the Endowments."