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IMpower Incorporating FundForum
24 - 26 June 2024
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Luisa Munaretto
Founder Partner at Tech-IA Impact Invest Paris Delhi
Speaker

Profile

Inspired by the socio-economic transition of India, its cultural legacy and tech-savvy ecosystem, Luisa has been operating into the country as entrepreneur and investor since more than a decade.

Witnessing an insightful exposure since the early days of the India’s VC ecosystem, she has been cooperating & dealing with leading investors and industrial families who contributed to set up the roots for what is today defined as “modern India”. This insightful exposure became a legacy which has been transformed & incorporated, alongside different milestones, into the business model of Tech-IA Impact Invest Paris – New Delhi.

Tech-IA, is a new generation cross border investment and advisory company which is building value and impact alongside the Indo-European cross border corridor.

The main business achievements include the incorporation & expansion of Bryan Garnier India, the first Franco-Indian investment bank. BG India became market leader with more than €800m of investments and acquisitions advised on behalf of large corp as TCS, Merieux, Sanofi, Summit PE Partners. During the last years Tech-IA is partnering with PE/VC funds in both India and France to support the international expansion of their business model involving portfolio companies, LP’s and institutions.

Tech-IA venture partnership portfolio is diversified among different Indian start-ups spanning from electric mobility, cleantech, healthtech.

As expert of India’s innovation & investment ecosystem, she regularly contributes as advisory board member of VC/PE funds in India and as speaker in master classes dedicated to investors’ networks and business schools. Since 2015, she has been director of Claranova, an international IT Group listed in Paris SE with a subsidiary in India. Alongside her mandate, she chaired the audit committee and the nomination & remuneration committee of the group, while today, she plays a key role in uplifting the corporate governance to support the expansion plans of the company in both domestic and international markets.

As philanthropist in the field of innovative educational approaches, Luisa is an active member of the Advisory Council of the “Alliance Educational Foundation Kerala”. The foundation is today managing the “Sri Adwayananda Public School” and is deeply committed to build a new generation of young talents educated by an approach centred on values and responsibilities.

As member of IWF, international women forum and 100wf she plays an active role in promoting gender diversity inside the private equity and venture capital industry.

The career as VC investor started as member of the founding team of “21 Invest”, the innovative VC house based in France, Italy, Poland founded by the Italian businessman Alessandro Benetton. For more than a decade, she invested in several BtoC and BtoB verticals in EU and Asia heading the international expansion strategy of the portfolio companies.

With the MBA degree and a summa cum laude PHD in Economics & Finance from Alma Mater University of Torino, she has been awarded by two national awards from Banca di Roma dedicated to the outstanding young talents of the year in financial engineering.

Agenda Sessions

  • Unlocking India's investment potential: Navigate opportunities and challenges across public and private markets

    13:55