Investment Managers

SIDBI Venture Capital Limited (SVCL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of SIDBI, incorporated in July 1999.  It currently acts as an Investment Manager to seven funds with a combined corpus in excess of Rs.1700 crore. The seven funds are as under  :

A.   National Venture Fund for Software and Information Technology (NFSIT) -

B.   SME Growth Fund (SGF)

C.   India Opportunities Fund (IOF)

D.   Samridhi Fund (SF)

E.   TEX Fund (TF)

F.   Maharashtra State Social Venture Fund (MS Fund)

G.   West Bengal MSME VC Fund (WB Fund)

Ravi Tyagi, MD & CEO

Ravi has about 26 years of experience in which he served as Head of SME Exchange Project at NSE India and General Manager at SIDBI. He is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Technology Pantnagar, CAIIB and an Executive MBA.

RV Dilip Kumar, Sr. VP & CFO, Samridhi In-Charge

Dilip has been with SVCL since its inception in 1999 and was part of the core team which had set up SIDBI Ventures, SIDBI Trustee Company and NFSIT. He represents SVCL on the Boards of some portfolio companies, where he has played an active role in building up systems and processes.
Prior to joining SVCL in 1999, Dilip was with SIDBI for nearly 8 years with experience in credit appraisal, accounts and audit functions. He is a Post Graduate in Commerce and Economics, AICWA, CS (Inter), PGDBA and CAIIB.

Kishor Raichandani

Kishor has previously worked with Oracle, Capgemini and Indian Overseas Bank. He has experience in Investment Management, Banking and Technology. He holds PGDM from IIM Lucknow and B.E. (Computer Engineering) from Rajasthan University. He is certified FRM and has also completed CAIIB and certification in Microfinance from IIBF.

Dhara Bhuta

Dhara is a Chartered Accountant and Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) with diversified experience in tax and regulatory aspects of corporate restructuring, transactions & mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining SVCL in December 2011, Dhara had worked with Big 4 accounting firms for over 3 years. She has hands on experience in the field of corporate taxation, accounts, finance & audit.