In his role as an Associate Vice President at Blume, Chaitanya spearheads initiatives within the Capital Networks team, with an aim to nurture Blume’s growth-stage portfolio.

Drawing on his extensive experience in alternative investments whilst at Avendus, Chaitanya has developed a nuanced understanding of the Indian startup and investing ecosystem, bringing valuable insights therefrom into his current role at Blume Ventures.

Educationally, Chaitanya holds a Chartered Accountancy credential and a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee college. Based in Bombay, his off days are usually spent in reading interactive novels and history lessons, with the longer weekends reserved for solo travels to unexplored Indian cities.