Senior Investment Manager - Direct Investments
Aarthi leads the Direct Investments initiative for Gray Matters Capital in India and evaluates investments in funds and companies. She looks to work with innovative entrepreneurs, financial and strategic investors and in-turn create value for companies by helping them achieve scale and leverage the market potential to the best extent possible.
Aarthi comes with 8 years of diverse experience in Venture Capital Investment, Investment Banking Advisory and Entrepreneurship.
Prior to joining Gray Matters Capital, Aarthi advised companies on Mergers and Acquisitions in Mid-market cross border transactions. She has also evaluated companies for investment in Education, Healthcare, Agri-retail, Financial Services etc across different geographies in India.
Aarthi has always been excited about the education sector’s potential for creating impact in India. She was an Entrepreneur in the Education space, where she built two startups in the B2B & B2C space gaining hands on experience in operations, sales, marketing and fund raising.
Aarthi is a management graduate from KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai. She received her B.Tech in Industrial Biotechnology from Anna University, Chennai
Aarthi sees herself as someone who is competitive and who is a go-getter. When she is not dealing with financial data, you’d find her avail every opportunity to travel. Books are her unstinted companions who make her lose her sense of time.