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 at Flourish, fielding new investment opportunities in India and helping to manage our portfolio in the country.
Prior to joining Flourish, Anuradha worked at Omidyar Network between 2012 and 2018, focussing on financial services for several years. 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.