Nandu Kuppuswamy, Senior Finance Executive joins as 3Lines Partner
He credits his experience as an LP allocating capital to managers on behalf of the $3.2 billion endowment to University of Richmond (Spider Management Company) for his investor-centric approach and for allowing him to observe the IR and fundraising practices of hundreds of managers and to learn the best practices on which he can build. He began his career at CapitalOne where he held several positions, including risk management for a $8 billion depreciable portfolio.
Nandu has been both an asset allocator and a fundraiser. He has raised funds from institutional investors including endowments, foundations, family offices, pension funds, FoFs and some HNIs. He is co-author of a book on alternative investment marketing to be published by McGraw Hill in the second half of 2022. Nandu advises well-known private equity and hedge fund managers on investor relations, operations, due diligence and investment research. He holds an MBA from IIM – Ahmedabad and a B. Tech. from IIT-Madras. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Stamford.
“Nandu’s relationships with many growth-oriented investors in the capital markets will help us inject new capital into existing high-growth businesses and also generate non-linear wealth for our investors through our $100 million Orbit Fund,” noted Krishna Kunapuli, Founder of 3Lines Venture Capital. “Nandu’s deep financial experience is complementary to 3Lines’ management team of highly experienced business leaders and fund managers,” Kunapuli added.
“I am delighted to be part of the exemplary team at 3Lines,” said Mr. Kuppuswamy. “The track record of early detection of technology trends, an exclusive deal flow of over 90% and the investment discipline to build a diversified portfolio across a range of technologies, industries and markets are hallmarks of an excellent The results speak for themselves with a 600% revenue growth in the portfolio and a gross outflow multiplied by 4 in 2.5 years“, he added. “3Lines is at an inflection point to establish itself as a leader and I look forward to strengthening and scaling operations to build a platform that meets the rigorous demands of family offices and institutional investors..”
3Lines (https://3lines.vc) is a denverUS-based venture capital firm and India. Since its inception in 2016, 3Lines has built a portfolio of over twenty early-stage disruptive software technology startups with two exits through acquisitions by publicly traded US software companies. 3Lines General Partners have strong technical experience at prestigious engineering universities in India and North America with over 150 years of leadership experience in Fortune-500 technology companies.
SOURCE 3Lines Venture Capital