Karthik is arguably one of the best sounding boards in the early stages of a business on capital raising, user and customer behaviour and product-market fit. Humble and approachable, he’s passionate about entrepreneurs who refuse to give up despite the odds and those who chase ideas that create fundamental positive shifts. He’s the architect of the Blume business model and investment hypothesis framework which he constantly iterates with his team members. He is an alumni of IIT (Roorkee), IIM (Bangalore) and the Wharton School.


Fun-Fact: An amateur space buff, Karthik has an equally good grip of the art world, is married to a painter and loves all music from opera to rock, classical to hindi pop.