Private Equity, Growth Equity & Venture Capital SUMMIT: India & SE Asia

TOP PE, VC, Growth firms & speakers

Private Equity: Heads of India PE: Apollo, Brookfield, CVC & More

Growth Equity

venture capital: founders of TOP 2 vc firms


  1. Bonus Networking Session for Attendees (Small Group Breakouts by PE/GE/VC)

  2. Opportunity to be Included in Elevate's Resume Book (Given to Panelists)


Wed March 31st & Thurs April 1st:

Starting at 9:30PM ET (3 hours each day)

Who's Attending?

  • Finance & Investing Professionals - From US, Asia & Beyond

  • MBA Students from Top Universities (Elevate Partners)

  • Students from Undergrad Universities - US, Asia, Europe & Beyond (Elevate Partners)

Elevate MBA Partners (Top 15+ MBAs)

Outreach Partners

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Elevate network

Largest Finance & Investing Career Platform in North America

Keynote Speakers


Utsav Baijal

Senior Partner & Head of India PE

Apollo Global 

Senior Partner at Apollo. Head of Apollo India Private Equity. Joined Apollo in 2008. Prior: Bain Capital, McKinsey. 

St. Stephens UG & IIM-A MBA


Aditya Joshi

Managing Director & India PE Head

Brookfield ($600bn AUM)

Leads Brookfield's Private Equity business in India. Prior: 13+ years at Apax Partners PE & Blackstone Group PE. Wharton MBA


Amit Soni

Senior Managing Director 

CVC Partners

Senior Managing Director, India. Prior: 9 Years at General Atlantic, where he led GA's India Investments in Internet & Tech. IIT Delhi UG & Wharton MBA

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Private Equity Session:

Wed March 31, 11:30PM ET (US) |

Thur April 1, 9:00AM IST (India)


Sandeep Kagzi


Warburg Pincus

Focuses on Financial Services Investing in India. Joined Warburg in 2008. Prior: JP Morgan IBD NYC.

Duke UG, Stanford GSB.

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Varun Talukdar

Vice President

General Atlantic

Focuses on GA investments in India & Asia-Pacific regions. Previously: Premji Investments, Bayside Capital (HIG), BAML Industrials IBD NYC. UNC UG.

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Kapil Modi



Director, PE. $1.7bn of deals incl. Nxtra Data, SBI Life, SBI Cards, PNB Housing Finance, Visionary RCM, Cyient & Tirumala Milk. IIM-A MBA, IIT-K


Growth Equity Session:

Wed March 31, 10:30PM ET (US) |

Thur April 1, 8:00AM IST (India)


Puneet Kumar

Vice President

Steadview Capital

India Tech Investor. Firm Portfolio: Ola, PolicyBazar, Unacademy, Flipkart (exit) . Prior: Nexus, McKinsey.
IIT UG & Stanford GSB MBA


Priya Banerjee


B Capital (Singapore)

Tech Investor in Consumer, Financials & Industrials / Transportation. Prior: Sequoia Capital India, McKinsey.

NUS UG & Wharton MBA

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Tanya Sen

Investment Manager

Sofina (Singapore)

India & SE Asia Investor across Consumer, Tech, Health & Education. Global Head of Education Sector.

Wharton MBA



Wed, March 31st (US, PM) | Thurs, April 1st (India, AM)

9:30 PM (ET) | 7:00 AM (IST)

Welcome & Keynote: Utsav Baijal, Senior Partner & Head of India Private Equity, Apollo Global Management ($450bn global AUM)

10:30 PM (ET) | 8:00 AM (IST)

Growth Equity Session

  • Steadview Capital, B Capital (ex-Sequoia), Sofina

11:30 PM (ET) | 9:00 AM (IST)

Private Equity Session

  • Warburg Pincus, Carlyle, General Atlantic

Thurs, April 1st (US, PM) | Fri, April 2nd (India, AM)

9:30 PM (ET) | 7:00 AM (IST)

Attendee Networking Session in Small Groups

  • Breakouts by Private Equity, Growth Equity & Venture Capital

10:45 PM (ET) | 8:15 AM (IST)

Keynote: Aditya Joshi, Managing Director & Head of India PE, Brookfield ($600bn global AUM), prior: Blackstone PE, Apax PE

11:30 PM (ET) | 9:00 AM (IST)

Venture Capital Session: Pioneers of Indian VC

  • Sandeep Singhal, Co-Founder, Nexus Ventures

  • Karthik Reddy, Co-Founder, Blume Ventures

Note: Timings and / or Final Speaker List subject to change as conference is being finalized. Check back to this site for the latest.

Who's Registered (Top 20 Schools registered):

MBA Universities (by most # of attendees)

  • Harvard Business School

  • Columbia Business School

  • The Wharton School

  • University of Chicago Booth

  • Stanford Graduate School of Business

  • Duke Fuqua

  • UVA Darden

  • Northwestern Kellogg

  • Yale SOM

  • IIM

Undergrad (by most # of attendees)

  • Harvard

  • UPenn 

  • UChicago

  • Yale

  • Columbia

  • Duke

  • Stanford

  • Berkeley

  • Georgetown

  • IIT

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Venture Capital Session:

Two Pioneers of Indian VC

Thurs April 1, 11:30PM ET (US) |

Fri April 2, 9:00AM IST (India)


Sandeep Singhal

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Nexus Venture Partners

Pioneer of India VC. Enterprise software, healthcare & impact. Founded e-Ventures India (1999) & CEO, Medisund prior. Stanford UG, Wharton MBA

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Karthik Reddy


Blume Ventures

Founder of Blume Ventures, shaping firm's investment philosophy. Servicy, Belong, Exotel, Railyatri, Healthifyme & more. IIT UG, Wharton MBA