Amit is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Jungle Ventures, a Singapore-based venture fund that helps build tech category leaders from Asia. Jungle invests across early to growth stages of startups and has investments in Singapore, Indonesia, India, Australia, and other hotbeds of entrepreneurial activity in Asia.
Amit has over 20 years of experience in go-to-market strategies and corporate development for startups and corporations alike. His corporate life gravitated around Asian market development for public listed tech giants such as Progress Software Corp., and his startup experience is dotted with founding and spearheading new businesses and product roll-outs in the region.
Amit is deeply passionate about Asian companies going global and has been leading investments and board positions in companies like Livspace, the world's first online home interior design and renovation platform; Pomelo, an international fast-fashion brand that makes high-street wear accessible to consumers; and Builder.AI, an AI driven platform to build, run, and scale software apps, amongst others.
Amit currently sits on the Advisory Council for Ethics in AI & Data by the Singapore Government.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Amit holds a Bachelor’s degree with a major in computers from Mumbai University, India. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Post Graduate Program at the prestigious National Center for Software Technology, an autonomous society involved in research and development under the administrative purview of the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India.
As a member of Class 18, Amit served his fellowship at Jungle Ventures under the mentorship of Chairman, Peng T. Ong.