Scaling Startups to their next orbit
We help early stage technology companies grow their business
by providing expertise, eco-system & capital

Tech Focused Venture Fund
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Scale-Up Accelerator

VC fund For the Entrepreneurs, By the entrepreneurs

Pentathlon fund management team is run by serial entrepreneurs with an impeccable track record. We believe in playing an active role in mentoring portfolio companies with insights and expertise from our entrepreneurial journey.

Bridge between Angel investment and Series A

Pentathlon has chosen to invest in companies which have achieved product-market fit with some initial custom traction. Our team will help you with effective scaling of the venture and leading you to further rounds of growth funding as your venture evolves.

Global transformation of B2B and B2B2C companies

Pentathlon team would love to bring their insights and experience to prepare the product and company towards having a wholesome global play wherein we have seen tremendous value unlocking for companies.

Unique Methodology to Groom Entrepreneurs

Helping entrepreneurs during their early stages to focus on the core values and success factors which could often get ignored while dealing with day to day challenges of the startup journey.

VC fund For the Entrepreneurs, By the entrepreneurs

Pentathlon fund management team is run by serial entrepreneurs with an impeccable track record. We believe in playing an active role in mentoring portfolio companies with insights and expertise from our entrepreneurial journey.

Bridge between Angel investment and Series A

Pentathlon has chosen to invest in companies which have achieved product-market fit with some initial custom traction. Our team will help you with effective scaling of the venture and leading you to further rounds of growth funding as your venture evolves.

Global transformation of B2B and B2B2C companies

Pentathlon team would love to bring their insights and experience to prepare the product and company towards having a wholesome global play wherein we have seen tremendous value unlocking for companies.

Unique Methodology to Groom Entrepreneurs

Helping entrepreneurs during their early stages to focus on the core values and success factors which could often get ignored while dealing with day to day challenges of the startup journey.

Managing Partners

Gireendra Kasmalkar

Gireendra Kasmalkar

Building businesses in novel niches. Enjoy learning from books, people and travel. And staying fit!

Sandeep Chawda

Sandeep Chawda

Passionate about building products & scaling organizations. An avid value investor at heart.

Madhukar Bhatia

Madhukar Bhatia

Technologist at heart, Expert in scalable & modular architectures. Fascinated by cameras & lenses.

Saurabh Lahoti

Saurabh Lahoti

Ace Investment Manager of Early-stage Startups. Enjoys streamlining chaos to structure.

Hemant Joshi

Hemant Joshi

Champion of Customer Relationships & Global Transformation of Startups. Keen interest in birding.

Shashank Deshpande

Shashank Deshpande

Product-Market fit Champion. Expertise in Design-driven Innovation for Startups. Interest in Trends, Patterns & Evolution of Ecosystems.

Serial Entrepreneurs, 100+ years of combined entrepreneurial experience, 5 successful exits

Advisors

Shirish Deodhar

Co-founder: GullyBuy, Sapience, In-Reality/Symphony & Frontier/Veritas

Serial entrepreneur with a history of founding and scaling multiple companies. Shirish brings exemplary leadership lessons from B2B & B2C startup worlds.

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Martin Umaran

Co-Founder & Chief of Staff Globant

Responsible for Globant’s mergers and acquisitions process. Exemplary experience of seeding a company and taking it to the IPO and scaling it to USD 8B corporation.

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Mohan Kumar

Managing Partner Avataar Ventures

Mohan manages the growth stage B2B fund at Avataar Ventures. Was Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP). He has led investment rounds for many successful enterprise & SAAS startups from India.

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Pravin Bhalerao

Managing Partner Pranitya Wealth Advisors

Pravin is a financial wizard - started Pranitya Wealth & earlier Finest Wealth that managed assets for HNIs, multinational and large corporates. Finest Wealth managed assets of Rs 2000 crores, before it merged with the largest wealth management firm IIFL Wealth .

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Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Partner at Omidyar Network India

Leading Omidyar’s investment management function, Mahesh manages the investment portfolio, drives the evaluation and closure of investments leveraging more than 20 years of experience.

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Portfolio Companies