AGENDA
KARTHIK REDDY
Founder, Blume

Karthik Reddy founded Blume with Sanjay Nath in 2011. Karthik has shaped Blume?s investment approach and philosophy over the years, and in turn has overseen investments in some of Blume?s leading portfolio companies such as Servify, Belong, Exotel, Grey Orange Robotics, Unacademy, Healthifyme and Railyatri amongst other emerging stars. Karthik?s stints at American Express, Reuters Instinet and The Times of India Group have given him a breadth of experience across the US and India in Financial Markets, Technology and Media. Karthik Reddy is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures, one of India?s leading early stage Venture funds. Blume focuses on seed to Pre-Series A stages of funding and has made over a 100 investments across its 8 year history across multiple funds. Blume is now investing from Fund III starting 2019. At Blume, he has led the majority of the investments, and advises and serves on the boards of some of the leading investments at the firm ? Servify, Belong, Zopper, Exotel, Grey Orange Robotics, Unacademy, Healthifyme and Railyatri amongst other emerging stars. Blume has scored significant exits from 2015 through 2018, the most prominent of which are Mettl (to Mercer Consulting), Minjar (to Nutanix), Runnr (to Zomato), Taxiforsure (to Ola), Promptec (to Havells) and Zipdial (to Twitter).

Background: Karthik Reddy is an alumni of IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore and The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Karthik is based in Mumbai.