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Meet Krishna Jha: Equirus Capital’s New InnovateX Venture Partner

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Equirus Capital has appointed Krishna Jha as the new venture partner for its InnovateX Fund. Krishna brings over 25 years of rich experience and expertise to the firm, reinforcing Equirus Capital’s commitment to innovation and strategic growth.

Krishna Jha’s Journey

Krishna Jha started his career with Citi and later ventured into the mobile internet space as an entrepreneur. His first company, ITFinity, was acquired by OnMobile, an Infosys spin-off. Over the past decade, Krishna has become a successful independent investor, focusing on early-stage companies and public markets. His private portfolio includes over three dozen companies, many of which have generated significant returns.

New Role at Equirus Capital

Krishna’s appointment is a major milestone for Equirus Capital as it continues to grow in the venture capital and wealth management sectors. As a venture partner, Krishna will focus on fostering growth within the InnovateX Fund’s portfolio. His role will be crucial in driving innovation and creating value for investors.

Leadership Comments

Ajay Garg, Founder and Managing Director of Equirus Capital, expressed his excitement about Krishna’s appointment. “We are delighted to welcome Krishna to the Equirus family. His extensive experience and proven track record will be pivotal in driving the success of the InnovateX Fund. His strategic vision and leadership will enhance our ability to deliver innovative solutions and superior value to our investors,” said Ajay Garg.

Krishna Jha also shared his enthusiasm about joining Equirus. “I am excited to join Equirus and contribute to the growth of the InnovateX Fund. I look forward to leveraging my experience to drive innovation and create value for our investors. Together, we will continue to build on Equirus’s legacy of excellence and innovation in the industry,” Krishna said.

With Krishna Jha’s extensive expertise and leadership, the InnovateX Fund is set to capitalize on emerging opportunities and deliver exceptional returns. His strategic insights and hands-on approach will drive the fund’s growth, ensuring it remains a leader in the venture capital space.

About Equirus Group

Equirus Group offers comprehensive investment banking services for corporate clients, including equity and debt capital markets, structured finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, insurance broking, and wealth products. The firm also provides portfolio management services and research, along with institutional equities.

Equirus has completed over 180 transactions in M&A, PE, IPOs, QIPs, rights issues, and structured finance, raising $6 billion in the process. Over the last 14 years, Equirus has built a strong reputation for its ability to structure and deliver transactions that meet client requirements.

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