Anirudh A Damani

  • Anirudh A Damani

    Managing Director, Artha India Ventures

    Mr Anirudh A. Damani is one of the distinctly renowned personalities in the nation and abroad. With his dexterity and proficiencies he created Artha Energy Resources, with the motive of accumulating formidable data about energy infrastructure of India. He also sponsored the dreams of many start-ups which includes OYO rooms, Exotel, Tala, NowFloats, Purplle, LenDenClub, BabyChakra and many others from various sectors like FinTech, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Services, Media firms, Travel and hospitality etc.

    This modest human before entering the family business, served a number of multinational companies in the world including Suez Energy, Direct Energy, First choice power and TXU. He also gave his services as National Sales Director for commercial energy broking and helped them with the training and management of the offices in Texas, Illinois and New York.

    His 8 years of triumphant entrepreneurial globetrotting began in year 2009, when Mr Anirudh with his two friends took over the debt ridden company Pioneer Energy Resources and affirmed to restructure and restore the company. His achievement with the company in the year 2011 marked his first milestone to the success. The company recorded full year profit and witnessed the inauguration of the offices in Dallas, Houston, Corpus, Christi and Mc Allen in Texas.

    In the year 2013 Mr Anirudh said adieu to PER and shifted his base to India for setting up Artha Group focusing on Energy Consulting and Early stage Investments. With the help of Artha India Venture he introduced a unique idea for sustaining investments into start-ups. His determination and hard work paid with the success of OYO group in the nation. Mr Anirudh believes, “It is just holding the hands to support the steps that counts, but guiding the way to the destination is what makes the difference.”  He not only invested the start ups to support their journey but stood by them like a shadow, to guide them towards the light of fame.