Inside Bay Capital’s investment strategy
Siddharth (Sid) Mehta has over 19 years of experience as a fund manager working closely with global institutional investors and managing and advising their Indian investments.
In 2006, Siddharth founded his own investment house, Bay Capital Partners, headquartered in Mumbai, which has rapidly grown to be a significant investor in India’s long-term structural growth through investment in listed companies.
In a conversation with Your story, Siddharth says his interest lies in the companies that help India grow.
“Our flagship investment vehicle invests in public and late stage / pre-IPO companies. said.
Unpackinginvestment philosophy, he says the pandemic has offered businesses a window of opportunity to accelerate the digital adoption of products and services.
“There is a range of opportunities, especially in the digital ecosystem and we believe that as sophisticated investors we are ideally placed to be able to identify and participate in many of them”, he adds.
In an exclusive interaction with Your story,CEO Krishna Kumar explains the startup’s education mission, why the platform has kept 60% of its business free and how Blackstone, which has invested $ 250 million in the startup, will help it prepare for the next step.
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Solve last mile connectivity
While metro lines run in some of India’s main metro cities, they are not yet accessible to many. Girish Nagpal and Kaaman Agarwal realized that a reliable way to reach metro stations was missing.
This caused them to start, an AI-powered electric mobility platform that harnesses AI, IoT and data to deliver first and last mile connectivity to high frequency destinations. Read more.
Before you go, stay inspired with …
“Our advice to entrepreneurs is to focus on building something that lasts and to build to solve uniquely Indian problems in uniquely Indian ways.”
– Siddharth Mehta, Founder and IT Director, Bay Capital
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