Puneet Suri - Founder & Instructor

Puneet is an experienced venture capital professional.

After his business studies from IIM-Ahmedabad, he worked as a management consultant for many years on assignments related to business plan development, idea feasibility, JV partner search, identification of acquisition targets, valuation etc. He was involved in consulting assignments in India, South East Asia, China and Europe.

In 2006, Puneet moved to an investment role with an Russian firm and focused on businesses in electronic manufacturing, hydropower, roads and telecommunications. In 2010, his role shifted to investing in consumer, consumer technology, education and other B2C businesses. When he left his role in 2023, he was managing a portfolio of more than INR 4500 crores. Between 2010 and 2023, he evaluated more than 5000 deals and invested in more than 50 startups. He was a member of the Investment Committee and held board/observer positions in several investments. The investments he is most proud of are Airbnb, Blinkit (Grofers) and CountryDelight.

Puneet also led an accelerator established in JV with GSV Labs (USA).

He has now branched off on his own and has set up Asisa Advisors. Asisa is looking to undertake control investments in D2C brands outside India.

Puneet also runs VCIFY, which is a passion project for him. He comes from a long line of educationists and his great grandmother was a teacher in a government school in Lahore and so were two of his grandparents. More recently his mother, an architect by education, retired after three decades of teaching in a college in Chandigarh.

Puneet is also an advisor/venture partner with three Indian funds.


MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
B.E. (Electronics) from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh

Past Employers

Brand Capital, SUN group, AT Kearney, Ernst & Young

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