Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Quona Capital
Ganesh Rengaswamy, a seasoned entrepreneur and venture investor, leads Quona’s investments in Asia. Before co-founding Quona, Ganesh led Accion Frontier Investments’ work in India. Prior to his time with Accion, Ganesh was a General Partner of Lok Capital, a venture growth fund that invests in financial inclusion and social enterprises. Ganesh previously served as the Asia Director for Unitus Inc., a global organization investing in sustainable solutions in financial inclusion. During these stints, Ganesh invested and advised leading financial institutions and banks including SKS/Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd, Ujjivan, Equitas, IFMR/NorthenArc, Vistaar, TechProcess and Bandhan. He previously led the entry of Greylock Partners, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund, into the Indian market and also co-founded Travelguru.com, acquired by Travelocity. Early in his career, Ganesh worked for Infosys, where he was responsible for customer acquisition and growth engagements for US-based Fortune 1000 clients. Ganesh is a frequent speaker at global industry events including Singapore Fintech Festival, Asia Investment Conference, SuperReturn, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), India-China Fintech Summit, and LendIt. Ganesh’s exits include IndiaMart (IPO), Coins.ph (Go-Jek), Shubham (Premji Invest), IFMR, TechProcess (Ingenico), Vistaar, Rural Shores, and Securent (Cisco). Ganesh’s current and past investment and entrepreneurial advisory roles include Village Capital, Accion Venture Lab, GSF Accelerator and IIM-Ahmedabad, and he has been featured in Bloomberg, CNBC, The Economic Times, The Mint, and others.