Mahesh Murthy is a celebrated Investor, Entrepreneur and global Key Note Speaker. He is also the Founder of Seedfund and Pinstorm. He ran Channel V till 2000 and then founded Passionfund to invest in and guide startups. Mr. Murthy also worked with Grey and Ogilvy, where he won notoriety and awards as a Creative Director on HP, The Economist, Pepsi and MTV – for whom he wrote and directed a spot voted “Asia’s best commercial of the decade”.
Seedfund is India’s leading early-stage venture capital fund. As of March 2014, Seedfund had two of India’s biggest-ever exits, with RedBus and CarWale, and 35 investments, including leaders like AFAQs, Chumbak, Heckly, Vaatsalya and ViralMint. Seedfund was twice voted “India’s best early-stage fund” by an independent publication surveying Limited Partners – in 2010 and 2013.