Ashutosh leads the investments and M&A at Naspers India. Prior to joining Naspers, he was a venture investor with Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), focused on Indian companies across a wide range of sectors.
Before NVP, he was an investment manager with Qualcomm Ventures looking at Seed and Series A/B internet and mobile start-ups. Ashutosh earned his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 120 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
The group has sizeable investments in Tencent, Mail.ru, MakeMyTrip, DeliveryHero and Flipkart. Naspers is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange. In 2018, however, it sold its stake in Flipkart.