Deepak is the Co-Founder and CEO of Equity Crest which is India’s trusted platform for connecting promising young companies with high quality investors in order to fulfill their capital needs. He has 19 years of experience in investments & finance across angel investing, ventures, fixed income and financial management. Deepak holds a B.Tech from IIT Bombay & MBA/MS (Finance) degrees from United States.
Before joining Equity Crest, Deepak was Investment Director at Intel Capital- where he spent 8 years driving venture deals. At Intel, Deepak was an early investor in companies that went on to create more than $1B in value. He led investments in companies including Sasken (IPO), Future Software (Acquired by Flextronics), Omnesys (acquired by Thomson Reuters), Career Launcher, Tejas Networks and Savaari Car Rentals.
Deepak has also been playing in the seed stage eco-system for some time. Early in his career, he helped develop and roll-out a seed investment program for emerging markets for Intel Capital. More recently he has been an active angel investor with more than a dozen investments to his name.