Shilpa Kulkarni

Co-founder and Managing Director, Zodius Funds

Shilpa Kulkarni is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Zodius Funds. She is based in Mumbai.



Zodius, a private equity business of Avendus, invests in high growth and market-defining India-centric businesses targeting the Enterprise Software S Services, Big Data S Analytics and Consumer Mobile/Internet markets.
Shilpa is on the Board of Zivame, Freshmenu, Culture Machine and Allygrow Technologies. She was part of the founding team at WNS and has played senior management roles during her stint with the firm. Prior to WNS, she was a venture investor at eVentures India where her investments included Mentorix (sold to Lion bridge) and lntigma (sold to Emptoris). Shilpa began her career as an investment banker with JP Morgan Chase in New York.



Shilpa holds an MBA degree from Fuqua School of Management, Duke University (USA) and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Mumbai University.