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Equirus Capital appoints Krishna Jha as a venture partner for the InnovateX Fund

Vivek Vishwakarma
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Krishna Jha

Krishna Jha

Equirus Capital has appointed Krishna Jha as its venture partner for the InnovateX Fund.

With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years, Krishna brings unparalleled experience and expertise to Equirus, reinforcing our dedication to innovation and strategic growth. 

Krishna Jha's journey

Krishna's journey began with Citi, followed by a successful entrepreneurial venture in the mobile internet space. 


His first company, ITFinity, was acquired by Infosys spin-off OnMobile. Over the past decade, Krishna has found great success as an independent investor, focusing both on early-stage companies as well as public markets.

His private portfolio includes over three dozen companies, many of which have yielded outsized returns. 

Krishna’s appointment marks a significant milestone for Equirus as it continues to expand its footprint in the venture capital and wealth management sectors. His role as a venture partner will involve fostering growth within the portfolio.

Leadership comments

Ajay Garg, Founder & Managing Director of Equirus, expressed his enthusiasm about the new appointment, stating, "We are delighted to welcome Krishna to the Equirus family. Krishna's extensive experience and proven track record in the industry will be pivotal in driving the success of the InnovateX Fund. His strategic vision and leadership will enhance our ability to deliver innovative solutions and superior value to our investors."

"I am excited to join Equirus and contribute to the growth of the InnovateX Fund," said Krishna Jha. "I look forward to leveraging my experience to drive innovation and create value for our investors. Together, we will continue to build on Equirus's legacy of excellence and innovation in the industry."

With Krishna Jha's extensive expertise and leadership, the InnovateX Fund is poised to capitalize on emerging opportunities and deliver exceptional returns. His strategic insights and hands-on approach will drive the fund's growth, ensuring it remains a leader in the venture capital space.

What does Equirus Group do?

Equirus Group provides full-service Investment Banking services for corporate clients and offers services covering equity capital markets, debt capital markets, structured finance, PE, M&A, insurance broking, and wealth products.

It also offers portfolio management services and research, along with institutional equities. Equirus has completed more than 180 transactions across M&A, PE, IPOs, QIPs, Rights Issues, and Structured Finance, raising $6 billion in the process. 

Over the last 14 years, Equirus has built impeccable credentials across domains and has created a niche for itself in its ability to structure and deliver transactions in line with the client’s requirements.