Will Tiger man Kalyan Krishnamurthy ride Flipkart out of trouble?

Kalyan-KrishnamurthyShedding whatever remaining trappings of an advisory role, venture capital investor Tiger Global has taken direct control of Flipkart with the appointment of its former executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy as CEO of the e-commerce firm. Krishnamurthy will be responsible for the company’s profit and loss, apart from “operationally driving it”, with the COO and heads of […]

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Microsoft Accelerator names Bala Girisaballa as CEO, elevates Ravi Narayan as global director

Bala-Girisaballa-&-Ravi-Narayan_feMicrosoft has appointed former Zinnov executive Bala Girisaballa as chief executive officer-in-residence to lead Microsoft Accelerator in India while Ravi Narayan, it’s former head, has been elevated to the role of Global Director. “Bala will lead the Accelerator’s efforts to help market-ready startups and entrepreneurs to scale up and become successful businesses through the technology […]

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Former GenNext Ventures MD John Kuruvilla quits Reliance to lead Brigade’s accelerator

John KuruvillaJohn Kuruvilla, former managing director of Reliance Industries’ venture capital arm GenNext Ventures, has quit Reliance Group to lead Brigade group’s accelerator programme for startups in the real estate sector. Most recently, Kuruvilla was senior vice president and head of ecosystem development at Reliance Jio Infocomm. GenNext Ventures CTO Apul Nahata has also left the VC […]

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