Niren brings to NVP India more than 20 years of entrepreneurial, finance, operational and investment banking experience from leading consumer oriented companies and global financial institutions. Niren serves as an advisor on India-based venture and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors such as Financial services, Internet/Technology and Consumer.
Niren has been with NVP India for over 10 years and advised Norwest’s investments in Cholamandalam Finance (NSE: CHOLAFIN), Ess Kay Finance, Five Star Finance, Pepperfry.com, IndusInd Bank, ING Vysya Bank (acquired by Kotak Bank), Jain Irrigation, Quikr.com, RBL Bank, RevX, Shriram City, Swiggy.com, Yes Bank, and Kotak Bank.
Prior to joining NVP India, Niren was the Senior Director of Strategy and Ventures at eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) in California, where he helped drive the worldwide strategy across eBay’s Global Marketplaces. Niren was also part of the Marketplaces Ventures leadership team, where he was responsible for considering new business opportunities, acquisitions and potential investments across the Global Marketplaces. Prior to eBay, Niren was an investment banker with KPMG in the Technology and Financial Services spaces and before that, a Registered Equity Dealer on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Niren is a rank holder Chartered Accountant and a Gold medallist Masters in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.