Chennai: Entrepreneur First (EF), a global talent investor, has appointed Venkat Raju as venture partner in India and Benedict Evans as a global venture partner.
These appointments, a press release said, further strengthen the global team – giving its cohorts, portfolio, and investors access to world-class expertise in tech and company building.
Venkat is an active angel investor and advisor with a portfolio of over 45 start-ups that he advises. These startups span multiple deep tech fields including AI, Blockchain, AR/VR, IoT, SaaS, Cyber & Data Security, EV & Mobility, Big Data & Analytics and verticals such as FinTech, HealthTech, Retail, etc. Benedict has over 15 years’ experience in the tech and media industries.
He comes on board as an advisor to EF’s global portfolio and will be supporting the current and upcoming cohorts at the Investment Committee.