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9 - 12 November 2021
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Mohan Kumar
Founder & Managing Partner at Avataar Venture Partners


Mohan Kumar is the Founder & Managing Partner of Avataar Venture Partners - a global growth stage SaaS / B2B Tech fund.

Avataar Fund I ($350M AUM) has pioneered an Operational VC Fund model focusing on helping Indian/SE Asian SaaS startups to scale globally. Avataar offers deep expertise and operational support to portfolio companies on Product Strategy, Global Expansion, Leadership Hiring, M&A Strategy and IPO. Avataar's portfolio companies have raised follow-on capital from Advent International, TPG, Tiger Global, Softbank, Prosus among others.

Previously, Mohan was the Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) where he led investments in some of the most successful Enterprise and SaaS startups across India, SEA and US. Before his avataar as a VC, he spent 12 years in leadership & operating roles as Corporate Vice-President of Motorola, handling a $25B P&L.

He is an IIT undergrad alum with Exec-MBA from Kellogg

Agenda Sessions

  • Trends in global tech investing

  • Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on private equity funds in emerging markets