Hemendra Marthur

Hemendra has over 23 years of experience in venture capital, private equity,management consulting and investment banking.

Hemendra in his career has invested in several early stage agritech and mid-sized companies in the agricultural supply chain. He is a mentor, investor and board member in many food and ag-tech start- ups working on innovations in areas such as agri-inputs, market linkages, mechanization, food nutrition and value chain financing.

He is working as Venture Partner with Bharat Innovation Fund –investing in early stage deep-tech start-ups across sectors. Hemendra is also co-founder of ThinkAg – a platform for accelerating the adoption of innovations in agriculture space. He also is the Chairman of FICCI Task Force on Agri Start-ups.

He has authored many papers on the subject and speaks regularly at conferences pertaining to food and agribusiness sector as well as start-up ecosystem. He is a management graduate from IIM(Ahmedabad)and Agricultural Engineer from Rajasthan Agricultural University.