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Ranjit Shah
Managing Partner at Gaja Capital


Ranjit Shah, is co-founder and Managing Partner of Gaja Capital, an India focused private equity firm based in Mumbai investing in high growth companies from India’s middle-market. Gaja Capital has a control orientation and a strong in-house operating team which creates significant value for portfolio companies. Gaja Capital is currently investing from its third fund which has received commitments from marquee global institutional investors.

Prior to co-founding Gaja Capital in 2005, Ranjit had over 24 years of operating experience as an entrepreneur and CEO in the telecom/technology and financial services sectors. He was an active public markets investor and also made personal private equity and corporate venture capital investments. Over the last 14 years at Gaja Capital, Ranjit has led investments in the consumer and financial services sectors and serves on the board of several portfolio companies.

Ranjit has an MBA from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from IIT Bombay. He is a member of the University of Michigan’s India Advisory Board and a Charter member of TiE.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Looking East: investing in Asia