Mayfield India

We have been investing in India since 2006 and have a total of $219 million under management. We are currently investing out of the $108 million Mayfield India II, our second dedicated India fund.

We invest in India.

We follow an early-stage (Seed to Series A) venture capital strategy and invest in companies targeting the consumer and business sectors across non-tech, tech-enabled, and technology verticals.

The investment team of Mayfield India and MF Advisors has extensive first-hand experience with companies and markets in India, allowing us to track trends, assess opportunities, and share strategic resources and information.

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Mayfield India Team

Vikram Godse

Vikram Godse

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Vikram Godse

Vikram Godse

Vikram has been an active venture investor in India over the last 17 years. He has successfully invested in — and had exits from — his early- and growth-stage investments in logistics, wireless, education, financial services, and media.

Prior to joining MF Advisors, Vikram was a founding member of JM Financial Investment Managers Limited, a broad-based, multi-sector private equity fund. While there, Vikram helped raise the fund and led some of the key investments and served on several boards.

Prior to joining JM Financial Investment Managers Limited, Vikram worked for Cisco’s investment arm, where he led the investment in Bharti Telesoft. Prior to that, he was involved in one of the earliest venture capital funds in India, Infinity Venture Fund. Vikram’s prior experience includes working at Chase and Barclays Capital as part of their investment banking practices in Mumbai for four years.

Vikram received his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master’s in Management Studies from the University of Bombay.

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Nikhil Khattau

Nikhil Khattau

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Nikhil Khattau

Nikhil Khattau

Nikhil is an experienced investor, entrepreneur, and banker. At Mayfield, Nikhil has been leading investments since 2007. As an entrepreneur, he was founding CEO of SUN F&C, one of India’s first privately owned mutual fund houses. His investment banking experience was with EY’s corporate Finance Group in London and New York.

Nikhil is a Chartered Accountant from the ICAEW and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai.

Nikhil is a seasoned master scuba diver and an enthusiastic marine conservationist.

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Navin Chaddha

Navin Chaddha

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Vivek Kotak

Vivek Kotak

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Vivek Kotak

Vivek Kotak

Vivek is part of the investment team at MF Advisors. He has been with MF Advisors since 2016 working on investments across the consumer, data analytics, food, healthcare, FMCG and IoT verticals. Prior to joining MF Advisors, Vivek was part of the investment banking team at EY, where he focused on technology and media sectors.

Vivek has received his Master’s degree from Warwick Business School and has received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management Studies from HR College of Commerce and Economics. Vivek is also a CFA Level II candidate.

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Subeer Monga

Subeer Monga

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Subeer Monga

Subeer Monga

Subeer has been with MF Advisors since 2010 and has worked on investments across the agriculture, consumer, education, financial services, food, logistics, and technology verticals. Prior to joining MF Advisors, Subeer was with HSBC InvestDirect’s Non-banking Finance Company where he worked on various debt transactions. Before HSBC InvestDirect, Subeer was with IL&FS Investmart as part of the equity capital markets investment banking team. Subeer has received a Bachelor’s degree with a Major in Finance and Minor in Economics from the University of Windsor, Canada.

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Zareer Shroff

Zareer Shroff

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Zareer Shroff

Zareer Shroff

Zareer is part of the investment team at MF Advisors. He has been with MF Advisors since 2014 working on investments across the consumer, fintech, education, media, and healthcare verticals. Prior to joining MF Advisors, Zareer was part of the investment team at GenNext Ventures, the Venture Capital arm of Reliance Industries, where he focused on big data, security, and technology sectors. Before GenNext, he was with one of India’s leading audit and assurance firms (Kalyaniwalla & Mistry).

Zareer is an Associate Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.

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Ketaki Suklikar

Ketaki Suklikar

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Ketaki Suklikar

Ketaki Suklikar

Ketaki oversees all legal and regulatory aspects of MF Advisors operations in India, and her primary focus is deal structuring and execution.

Prior to MF Advisors, Ketaki was General Counsel, India, for Acumen Fund, a global social venture fund investing in early stage social enterprises in India. Prior to Acumen, Ketaki was a corporate and transactional lawyer with Wadia Ghandy & Co., a full service law firm in Mumbai, where she led several cross-border transactions across sectors.

Ketaki holds an LLM in International Commercial Law from Kings College, University of London and an LLB from ILS Law College, Pune, India.

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