Lead: Vserv, Peel-Works, Aurus (Superprofs.com), Adadyn, POPxo, Silverpush and Tripoto

Support: Brainbees Solutions (Firstcry.com) and Yatra

Karan Mohla

Executive Director

Mr. Karan Mohla is Executive Director and Head of Consumer Media & Technology sector at IDG Ventures India Advisors where he heads the sector focus and strategy on Consumer Media & Technology investments. He has been investing in Indian companies since 2009 and has over 12 years of experience in the technology industry across India and the US.

Prior to IDG Ventures, Karan worked with QVT Finance LP, a US based hedge fund and was a founding member of their Asia-Pacific practice. He earlier worked in the technology banking group at Jefferies & Company (formerly Broadview International) in Silicon Valley, where he advised several technology companies in Internet, Mobile and Enterprise Software on capital raising, M&A as well as strategic partnerships. Later, Karan helped start the India office for Jefferies where he advised and executed financing strategies for companies in the Technology, Media, Telecom, CleanTech and Education sectors. He has successfully completed over 20 transactions covering M&A and capital raising for corporates across India and the US.

Karan holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration (BBA) from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an EMBA from INSEAD, where he was the youngest graduate in the program's history.