Fellows Directory

Swapna Gupta

Avaana Capital

As an Investment Director at Qualcomm Ventures in India, Swapna focuses on venture and growth investments in technology startups. She is responsible for the fund's Indian portfolio, investments, and pipeline. Since joining the firm in 2014, She has led investments in companies such as Shadowfax, Ninjacart,Stellapps, Moveinsync and Reverie (acquired by Reliance) among others. She is based out of Bangalore, India.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Swapna worked as an Investment Banker at EY leading M&A and private equity fund raise, and was previously a corporate finance expert at Vodafone.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Swapna attended the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, where she received bachelor's degree in Electronics and communication engineering. She also has an MBA from prestigious Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi.

Swapna is very passionate about food, travel and technology.

As a member of Class 25, Swapna is serving her fellowship at Qualcomm Ventures under the mentorship of Varsha Tagare.