Ms. Deepthi Reddy is the Head, IFMR Ventures, Asset Management Company managing its first equity fund, the Network Enterprises Fund (NEF). NEF intends making investments in the missing links identified in the Indian rural/remote supply chains. The sponsor, IFMR Trust is a private trust with a mission to ensure that every individual and every enterprise has complete access to financial services. IFMR Trust is one of the enterprises mentored by ICICI Foundation.
She is responsible for Incubation, Fund structuring and investments into early stage, India focused private equity investments in the rural supply chain of the NEF focus sectors. Ms. Reddy has versatile operational exposure to investments and legal areas of the venture capital investment. She has been involved in screening the proposals, due diligence, investments, structuring the deal and monitoring activities of the Investee Undertakings. In addition, she has worked on legal functions of the venture capital process such as investor reports, contribution agreements, term sheets and share subscription agreements for Investee undertakings. She was instrumental in building relationships with research institutes that helped to accomplish synergistic partnerships as well as manpower for portfolio companies.
Ms. Reddy's academic background combines technology, legal and managerial subjects that have been critical in decision making and investments in VC/PE industry. She holds dual Bachelors degree in Science and Law from Osmania University, India. She is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in 'Intellectual property' from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, India. She underwent a professional development programs on venture capital industry conducted by the UTI Institute of Capital Markets, IVCJ and IIM, Bangalore, India.