Pravin Gandhi has over 35 years of operational and entrepreneurial experience in the IT industry in India, and is a founding partner at Seedfund. With over 10 years of investing experience, he is extensively networked in the Indian investment and entrepreneurial scene and is an active private equity investor in the technology sector.
In 1972 he co-founded Hinditron Computers, India’s first IT company, which subsequently merged with Digital Equipment Corporation in 1988. He is on the board of Avendus, Kale & Microland as an independent. He was also the Key Sponsor and General Partner of Infinity Venture Fund, the most successful early stage fund out of India, and has a record of 2 investment exits at 10x+ and a few at 3-5x+. He has funded and exited three technology companies in Singapore and India at 2-8x.
Pravin holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, and serves on the board of several public and private corporations in India. Pravin is a former President of the Manufacturers Association of Information Technology (an IT manufacturers association in India) and was formerly a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council. He was the President and is currently the Trustee of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Mumbai, as well as on the board of SINE, the IIT (Bombay) incubator.
Pravin Gandhi can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org