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Yash Sankrityayan

Yash Sankrityayan

Managing Partner, SEAsia investments
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Yash joined Jungle Ventures in early 2016 and is a Managing Partner leading Jungle's Southeast Asia investments and portfolio support efforts. He has been an active venture investor since 2014 focused on the India and SEAsia markets. In this time, he has been closely involved with early and growth stage investments in 5 unicorns across the region: Bigbasket, Lenskart, Kredivo (Finaccel), Livspace and Moglix.

Prior to Jungle, Yash was a venture investor at the Venture Capital team of IFC (International Finance Corporation), the private investment arm of the World Bank, from 2014 to 2016.

At Jungle, Yash primarily focuses on Consumer, B2B and SME facing investments and has led our investments in companies such as Leap, Waresix, Ofload, Evermos, Hypefast, Medici and many more. He loves getting deeply involved with founders to help identify and collaborate on key accelerants for growth, business building and organization development.

Prior to his venture investing journey, Yash worked in investment banking at O3 Capital focused on capital raising and M&A for technology companies. Yash holds an MBA from FMS Delhi, and a Bachelors of Engineering from BITS Pilani. He was also listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list for 2020.