Director – Investments
Ricky Gandhi (46), is an independent finance professional with more than 21 years of experience in the areas of Venture Capital, Investment Banking and Corporate Advisory Services.
He is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Finance, and has, through his tenure at Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd. (GVFL), extensive exposure to various investment aspects involved in the lifecycle of technology-oriented businesses.
At GVFL, he had been responsible for sourcing deals for investments, conducting detailed due diligence, interacting closely with portfolio companies at Board and Advisory Committee levels for enhancing value of businesses, and managing divestments from existing portfolio companies.
His most recent assignment had been as Chief Financial Officer of Applewoods Estate Pvt. Ltd., a private equity-funded Integrated Township project being implemented near Ahmedabad.
He brings with him financial structuring and management skills, analytical skills for mapping business processes and evolving systems and solutions, team building and management skills and a problem-solving approach.
At Incube Connect Fund, he will be playing an active role in fund raising efforts, deal sourcing, due diligence, monitoring of portfolio investments and managing exits.