Agritech-focused VC firm Omnivore expands team with multiple strategic hires

Omnivore, an agritech venture capital firm, today announced appointments to four senior-level roles.

The firm as appointed Arindom Datta as a Senior Advisor. Datta was the Executive Director of Rural and Development Banking/Advisory at Rabobank. He was also served as the Director of CARE India, a non-profit empowering marginalized women and girls.

Enhancing operations

Omnivore appointed Aaushi Sharma as a Senior Associate. Sharma was previously a part of the leadership programme at Bayer Crop Science, which she joined after completing her MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

The firm also appointed Michelle Nazareth as an Associate. Nazareth was previously a Consultant at Dalberg Advisors, which she joined after completing her postgraduate studies at The London School of Economics.

Strengthening legal management

Soumee Saha, with prior experience as an investment funds lawyer with AZB & Partners and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, has been appointed as the in-house Legal Manager who will focus on enhancing the legal expertise of Omnivore’s operations team.

Promotion in the investment team

Abhilash Sethi, who has been with Omnivore since 2018, has been promoted to Investment Director. Sethi has played a key role in working with portfolio companies, managing transactions, and leading exits from Eruvaka and MITRA.

"As we welcome our new team members, we are reinforcing our commitment to steering the agritech revolution in India, backed by unmatched agrifood expertise," said Mark Kahn, managing partner of Omnivore.

Omnivore is a Mumbai-based venture capital firm that invests in agritech startups. Its portfolio startups include AgNext, AGRIM, Agrizy, Animall, AquaConnect, Arya, and BioPrime.