Director – Incube Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Member – Investment Committee
Mani Iyer, a Post Graduate in Science from St. Stephens College, Delhi, is an experienced incubator of nascent business ideas. For the past decade, he has been involved in incubating new business idea and also providing funding support to the start-ups in the form of initial seed capital and thereafter assisting them in arranging requisite finances. Mr. Iyer has a strong track record of seeding and funding businesses and helping in setting up and scaling them up in a significant manner.
He started his career as a Professional Banker and gained experience in public administration, developmental financing and commercial banking. He possesses vast exposure to rural banking, agriculture financing, rural focused micro lending, financial structuring of co-operatives, NGOs, self help groups and small & medium business enterprises.
Mr. Iyer is a member of Steering Committee, set up by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, for the purpose of setting up a Health Care Instrumentation Hub at Anna University, Chennai.
Over last two decades, he has been participating, raising capital, investing and mentoring research oriented companies in pharmaceutical, clinical and biological sector etc. He was heading a major bio therapeutics initiative contributing to strategic planning for business expansion and diversification as its Executive Director.
Mr. Iyer's strength lies in identifying technology opportunities, identifying leadership talent & putting together the requisite team, mentoring the group and giving it the long term, sustainable and the necessary socially responsive focus which he believes is the prerequisite for any successful venture in its quest for value addition & wealth creation .