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.