Ganesh Rengaswamy is co-founder and Managing Partner at Quona, where he leads Quona’s India and Southeast Asia investment strategy.
Before co-founding Quona, Ganesh led Accion Frontier Investments’ work in Asia. Prior to that, Ganesh was a General Partner of Lok Capital, a venture growth fund that invests in financial inclusion and social enterprises. Ganesh previously served as the Asia Director for Unitus Inc., a global organization investing in sustainable solutions in financial inclusion. During these stints, Ganesh invested and advised leading financial institutions and banks including SKS/Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd, Ujjivan, Equitas, IFMR/NorthenArc, Vistaar, TechProcess, and Bandhan.
He previously led the entry of Greylock Partners, a leading Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund, into the Indian market. He also co-founded Travelguru.com, which was acquired by Travelocity. Early in his career, Ganesh worked for Infosys, where he was responsible for customer acquisition and growth engagements for US-based Fortune 1000 clients.
Ganesh is a frequent speaker at global industry events including Singapore Fintech Festival, Asia Investment Conference, SuperReturn, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), India-China Fintech Summit, and LendIt. Ganesh’s exits include IndiaMart (IPO), Coins.ph (Go-Jek), and Shubham (Premji Invest). Ganesh’s current and past investment and entrepreneurial advisory roles include Village Capital, Accion Venture Lab, GSF Accelerator, and IIM-Ahmedabad, and he has been featured in Bloomberg, CNBC, The Economic Times, Mint, and others.