Believes in measured growth and strong unit economics. Slight contempt towards social media. Fantasy fiction reader. Preferred city – Bangalore.
Krishna is an early stage investor and a tech enthusiast. He has been investing in the Indian startup sector for the last six years. He loves to meet teams that leverage technology to bring new business models to markets. He supports founders in business planning and execution.Earlier, he worked at Tata Teleservices where he was instrumental in setting up new lines of business (M2M communications and Mobile Healthcare). Prior to joining Tata Tele, Krishna was a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group where he advised clients in developing strategy & execution. At the start of the career, he worked in technology start-ups bringing new products to market.He has done under graduation in IIT, Masters in US and an MBA from the Indian School of Business.
A business without differentiation quickly becomes commoditised weakening margins. Operational improvements become a hygiene factor in highly competitive markets.
It is really good to be a consumer today in India. Mass smartphone adoption has enabled businesses to reach consumers, and lots of them, for the first time. For consumers this means access to what was before limited to local distribution. Barriers have been lowered and new brands are emerging.
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