Anuradha believes entrepreneurs and innovators can bring critical services to millions of financially underserved people across India. With extensive experience in early-stage venture capital investing, Anuradha is an investments director with Omidyar Network India, Flourish’s partner for financial services investments in the country.
Anuradha joined Omidyar Network in 2012. Before that, she spent seven years at VentureEast, an early-stage venture capital fund, where she made a number of successful investments across sectors spanning financial services, clean tech, enterprise software, IT services, supply chain, and group buying. Previously, she was an investment banker at Lazard India, where she focused on the life sciences and consumer products sectors.
Anuradha also served in various M&A, business development, and corporate strategy roles at UTV Interactive and Cadila Pharmaceuticals. She began her career as a principal correspondent on the corporate reporting and equity analysis team for one of India’s leading business dailies, The Financial Express.
Anuradha received an MBA in finance and a B.S. in physics from Madurai Kamaraj University.