Lavanya Ashok

Partner, Trifecta Capital

Lavanya brings deep life cycle growth equity investing experience to the firm. She has deployed funds, mentored portfolio companies through their journey and created healthy exit outcomes for investors in both India and the US. She joined Trifecta Capital to build out its late-stage equity platform, to consolidate its position as the financing partner for the new economy. She also cultivates a deep interest in fitness, yoga and mindfulness.

- 15 years of growth equity investing and investment banking experience.

- Previously, M.D., Goldman Sachs Principal Investing, a senior member of a 12-person team deploying funds from GS’ balance sheet and USD 8 Bn global private equity fund in India

- Lifecycle investing experience including investments in Pepperfry, Azure, Cytecare and successful exits in Mahindra & Mahindra, Max India, and TVS Logistics.

- Also worked at SPO Partners, a value-investing-oriented hedge fund in California managing USD 10 Bn, and Goldman Sachs investment banking in New York

Education
BS, Finance & Economics - Wharton, U Penn (2004)
MBA - Stanford GSB (2010)