Bala C Deshpande

Founder and Partner, MegaDelta Capital

Bala C Deshpande is the Founder and Partner of MegaDelta Capital. Of her 30 years of experience Bala has two decades of investing experience. She started her investing career with ICICI Venture in 2001 and in 2008 she joined NEA to set up their India platform. Over the years, she has invested and backed many disruptive companies in the mid-market space. In October 2018, she along with two Partners founded an independent investment firm, MegaDelta Capital. Prior to her investing experience, Bala has had deep operating experience with reputed multi-national firms such as ICI, Cadbury’s and BestFoods.

Bala's investment career spans multiple sectors and she has played an instrumental role in many innovative plays and entrepreneurial journeys. These include the first Internet IPO, first 24-hour news channel, first Payment Tech company, several consumer companies that redefined the sector etc.

She is a Board member of deeply disruptive companies like Info Edge Ltd., FSS, Greytip HR, MediSys Edutech, Panacea Medical Technologies, GOQii Inc etc. With her Board participation these companies have grown exponentially, emerged as category leaders and created immense shareholder value.

She is passionate about Technology and its far-reaching implications on markets, businesses and consumers. She is keen to back entrepreneurs who redefine markets and create lasting economic value.