Vishal is co-founder of Lok Capital that started its impact investment operations in India in late 2004. Since then he has played the lead role in building Lok Capital as a premier venture capital fund focused on impact investing. Lok Capital is one of the first India focused impact investor, backed by institutional investors. Lok is raising its 3rd fund and has so far invested over $85M in India and has fully liquidated its first fund.
Prior to Lok, Vishal worked for about a decade in marketing and business development in the financial services and telecom sector, both in developed as well as developing economies. Vishal holds an Engineering degree from Delhi University and an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.