Elston

Kanwaljit Singh

Founder & Managing Partner, Fireside Ventures

With a career spanning more than 3 decades in the consumer brand and investing ecosystem, Kanwaljit Singh brings deep expertise in venture investing, strategy and business development, brand building and marketing.
As the Founder and Managing Partner of Fireside Ventures, he has successfully raised two separate funds (AUM US$170Mn) with notable investors include L’Oreal France, Investment Corporation of Dubai; Unilever Ventures, SIDBI (managing Govt of India’s Fund of Fund for startups), HDFC Bank etc. Apart from defining the overall contours of the portfolio he mentors entrepreneurs to scale and champions Fireside’s thought leadership. Kanwaljit is on the board of several companies, and at Fireside plays a pivotal role in the growth of brands like Boat, Slurrp Farm, Vahdam Teas, and The Ayurveda Experience etc. Prior to establishing Fireside Ventures, Kanwaljit invested personal capital and provided mentorship support to consumer brands like Licious and Mama Earth (both became Unicorns recently), Paper Boat, Epigamia, Yoga bar, amongst others.
Prior to this, as the co-founder and Senior MD at Helion Ventures (AUM US$600Mn) from 2005 to 2015 he worked closely with business in the consumer and consumer technology space. Some of his notable investments were Qwikcilver, ID Fresh, Simplilearn and Lifecell etc. Prior to Helion, as the Director of The Carlyle Group, India (2001-2005) he led investments in technology ventures. Kanwaljit’s foundational years (1987-2000) were at Hindustan Unilever focussing on sales, marketing and product innovation, along with a 3-year stint at Intel as the General Manager – Marketing overlooking responsibilities in India and the SAARC Countries.
Kanwaljit holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi; and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Punjab University.

  • Associate partners

  • Associate partners

  • Associate partners

  • Associate partners

  • Organised By

  • Official Portal

  • Official Magazine

  • Supported By

  • Supported By

  • Supported By

  • Supported By

  • Supported By

  • Supported By

  • Magazine partner

  • Logistics partner

  • Strategic partner

Sponsorship

PREETIMA

8588898248

preetima@entrepreneurapj.com

Awards

PABANJIT

8375981341

pabanjit@entrepreneurindia.com

Startup Kickoff:

Kaleem

9902427615

kpasha@entrepreneurindia.com

Speaker Opportunity

Punita

pkapoor@entrepreneurindia.com

Exhibition
South India Region

Nidhi

9110586199

hydconference@enterpreneur.com

North & Other Region

Utkarsh Garg

8982222356

ugarg@entrepreneurindia.com

West India Region

Pawan Kulkarni

9343634792

pawan@entrepreneurindia.com

Conference

Shubham

8595350505

sshubham@entrepreneurindia.com

Partnership

BHAVIKA VIJ

8178826282

bhavika@entrepreneurindia.com

To Subscribe, Call: 9311148342

[ X ]

catch the coverage of entrepreneur 2022 This Sunday!

11th August, 2019     11:30 AM

only on