Registration & Networking Breakfast

08.00 a.m. - 08.45 a.m. IST

ESG Masterclass for Fund Managers:

08.45 a.m. - 9.45 a.m. IST

Demystifying ESG

The masterclass aims to provide deep insights to Fund Managers on ESG integration and KPI measurement and monitoring, and will explore how to do this, with examples and case studies from current Fund Managers who are already integrating ESG in their investment lifecycle, as well as explore how this can create value for their Funds and the companies in their portfolio. The session also aims to bring perspectives and expectations from Limited Partners on ESG and BI integration and the various forms of support offered to Fund Managers to implement this.

Sowmya Suryanarayanan

Director - Impact & ESG,

Aavishkaar Capital

Santosh Singh

Partner and Managing Director,


Ekta Ganotra


British International Investment (BII)

Deepak Kumar

Executive – ESG Impact,

British International Investment (BII)

Fireside Chat:

09.45 a.m. - 10.10 a.m. IST

Analysing Key Market Allocations

Renuka Ramnath

Founder, Managing Director and CEO,

Multiples Alternative Asset Management

Manish Kejriwal

Managing Partner & Founder,

Kedaara Capital

Deepak Dara

Senior Managing Director and Head of India,

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP)

Welcome & Keynote Address

10.10 a.m. - 10.40 a.m. IST

Shri Debasish Panda


Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)

Shweta Rajpal Kohli

Chief Public Policy Officer,

Sequoia Capital India & Southeast Asia

Panel Discussion:

10.40 a.m. - 11.20 a.m. IST

The changing dynamics of LP Allocations and where does India stand

  • The panel will explore the evolving landscape of limited partner (LP) allocations in the investment world, with a focus on the current state of LP allocation in India.
  • The panel will feature industry experts who will discuss current trends in LP allocation, including shifts in investment strategies and changes in the distribution of capital among various sectors and regions. 
  • Additionally, the panel will delve into the specific challenges and opportunities facing LPs in India, and examine how the country's unique economic and regulatory environment is impacting LP allocation decisions. 
  • The panel will provide valuable insights for investors, fund managers, and other stakeholders in the investment industry

Anita Marangoly George

Founding Partner

Edhina Capital

Chirantan Patnaik


Venture Capital, British International Investment (BII)

Neha Grover

South Asia, Regional Lead, Private Equity Funds,

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Pavan Gupte


Iron Pillar

Pratibha Jain

Head of Strategy and Group General Counsel

Everstone Group (Moderator)

Siddharth Jhunjhunwala

Executive Director and Head of the Fund of Funds,

Waterfield Advisors

Panel Discussion:

11.20 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. IST

Trends and strategies for PE investing in India

  • Experienced private equity fund managers share their experience across multiple fund deployments on Investing strategies. 
  • Their learnings from how the strategies have evolved from when they invested through their first fund to what it is now. 
  • How macro and micro-economic factors have changed the way they choose investee companies. 
  • Recent trends in PE investments and outlook for 2023.

Sanjay Kukreja

Partner and CIO,


Jayanta Basu

Managing Partner,

CX Partners

Sanjay Gujral

Chief Business Officer,

Everstone Group

Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva

Founder and CEO,

India Alternatives Investment Advisors

Sudhir Variyar

Managing Director,

Multiples Alternate Asset Management

Manish Kejriwal

Managing Partner & Founder,

Kedaara Capital

Keynote Address:

12.00 p.m. - 12.20 p.m. IST

A Resilient India in a Turbulent World

Neelkanth Mishra

Managing Director,

Co-Head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific, Head of India Securities Research, Credit Suisse

Panel Discussion:

12.20 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. IST

Climate Investing: Leading the way for the world

  • At the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that India is the only country honouring in “letter and spirit” the commitments of the Paris Agreement. He presented his 5-point agenda or Amrit Tattva at the summit which included:
  1.    Net zero emissions 
  2.    Reducing carbon emissions and intensity,
  3.    Renewable energy, 
  4.    Climate finance and tech transfer as an imperative 
  5.    Lifestyles for the environment 
  • As India leads the way in implementation of initiatives to stay on the path, she has laid for herself, Investors discuss opportunities and critical aspects of investing in the climate space

Anjali Bansal


Avaana Capital (Moderator)

Vikram Raju

Managing Director and Head of Climate Investing - Private Credit & Equity,

Morgan Stanley

Karan Mohla

General Partner,

B Capital

Gaurav Kapoor

Head Capital,

British High Commission

Dhruba Purkayastha

India Director,

Climate Policy Initiative & Director, USICEF

Cate Ambrose

CEO and Board Member,


Dhanpal Jhaveri

Vice Chairman, Everstone Group & CEO,

Eversource Capital

Networking Lunch

01.00 p.m. - 02.00 p.m. IST

Fireside Chat:

02.00 p.m. - 02.20 p.m. IST

Racing Ahead with Narain Karthikeyan

Ashley Menezes

Vice Chairperson

IVCA and Partner & COO, ChrysCapital

Narain Karthikeyan

India's first Formula One Driver and Founder & CEO,


Panel Discussion:

02.20 p.m. - 03.00 p.m. IST

The Rise of Venture Debt Market in India

  • Amidst the volatility in the equity markets, growth as well as late stage companies are looking towards Venture Debt funds to bridge the gap.
  • Most of the big Venture Debt funds are expecting a 50% jump in deployments compared to the previous year
  • The panelists discuss the future of Venture debt market in India, learnings from the past, favourable sectors, innovative structures and more. 

Vinod Murali

Managing Partner,

Alteria Capital

Tarana Lalwani


Innoven Capital

Ishpreet Gandhi

Founder & Managing Partner,

Stride Ventures

Rahul Khanna

Co-Founder and Managing Partner,

Trifecta Capital

Arun Baldwa

Director - Private Equity,

SS&C GlobeOp (Moderator)

Ankur Bansal

Co-Founder & Director,


Keynote Address

03.00 p.m. - 03.20 p.m. IST

Shri Anurag Jain


Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)

Report Launch:

03.20 p.m. - 03.30 p.m. IST

Venture Debt Report by Stride Ventures

Apoorva Sharma


Stride Ventures

Panel Discussion:

03.30 p.m. - 04.10 p.m. IST

VC Investments in India – Keeping up the momentum

  • Experienced Venture Capital Fund Managers share insights on how Venture Capital Industry has transformed, to what it is now
  • With a record year for exits in 2021 behind them, their perspective on the focus areas in the venture capital investing space in 2022 and outlook for 2023
  • Why it is important for start-ups to align their culture to reward better governance, efficiency and building great teams
  • Why entrepreneurs should focus on factors to build lasting businesses than focus only on valuations

Rajan Anandan

Managing Director,

Surge & Sequoia Capital India LLP

Sagar Agarvwal

Co-founder & Managing Director,

Beams Fintech Fund

Tejesh Chitlangi

Senior Partner,

IC Universal Legal (Moderator)

Lavanya Ashok

General Partner,

Trifecta Capital

Mohanjit Jolly


Iron Pillar

Anjani Bansal

India Country Head and Partner,

Global Brain (GB)

Tea/ Coffee - On Table

04.00 p.m. - 04.15 p.m. IST

Fireside Chat

04.10 p.m. - 04.30 p.m. IST

Praveen Trivedi

Executive Director

International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA)

Panel Discussion:

04.30 p.m. - 05.00 p.m. IST

IFSC: Creating new destination for funds

  • The IFSC in India has been ranked 1st in the September 2021 report by the Global Financial Centres Index, London as one of the IFSC which could become more significant in next few years
  • It extends across entire Financial Services spectrum including Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance, Asset Management & other ancillary services
  • Many global and domestic funds have started setting up funds in IFSC and the trend continues
  • The panelists will discuss governments commitment to creating destination for global and domestic funds, the policy changes over the years and the outlook

Siddarth Pai

Founding Partner,

Chief Financial Officer & ESG Officer, 3one4 Capital

Shagoofa Rashid Khan

Group General Counsel & Head Corporate Affairs,

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

Subramaniam Krishnan

Partner – Private Equity & Financial Services,

Tax & Regulatory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Nandini Pathak

Leader, Investment Funds Practice,


Keynote Address

05.00 p.m. - 05.20 p.m. IST

Shri. S Ramann

Chairman & Managing Director,

SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India)

Panel Discussion:

05.20 P.M. - 06.00 P.M. IST

The strategic Partner: Indian Fund of Funds ecosystem

  • The panel will delve into the rapidly growing Indian fund of funds (FoF) industry and its role in driving the country's startup ecosystem.
  • The panel will feature industry experts who will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Indian FoF ecosystem, as well as strategies for success in this competitive market.
  • The panel will also highlight the key players and trends shaping the industry, and provide insights on how to navigate the Indian FoF landscape to secure funding for your startup.
  • Whether you are a startup founder, an investor, or just curious about the Indian FoF ecosystem, this panel will provide valuable insights and actionable advice.

Shri Satya Prakash Singh


Venture Finance and Investment Vertical, SIDBI

Prashanth Prakash

Founding Partner,

Accel Partners India LLP

Rema Subramanian

Co-Founder & Managing Partner,

Ankur Capital

Vineet Rai


Aavishkaar Group and Managing Partner, Aavishkaar Capital

Anand Unnikrishnan

Managing Partner - Fund of Funds,

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

Bharat Anand


Khaitan & Co. (Moderator)

Neha Khosla

Investment Lead – Fund of Funds & Innovation,

British High Commission

Report Launch:

06.00 p.m. 6.10 p.m. IST

IVCA - EY PE/VC Agenda – India Trend Book 2023

Vivek Soni

Partner – M&A & National Leader,

Private Equity Services, EY

Session on Leadership and spiritualism

06.10 p.m. - 07.00 p.m. IST

Prashanth Prakash

Founding Partner,

Accel Partners India LLP

Amogh Lila Das Prabhu


Spiritual-Motivational Speaker

Networking Cocktails & Dinner

07.00 p.m. Onwards