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                                                                           Shantanu Bhagwat





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Shantanu is a Venture Partner at Impact Ventures UK. He has more than 15 years of experience in venture capital and impact investing, across sectors and geographies.  Shantanu started his career in early-stage tech investing with Amadeus Capital Partners in 2001. More recently, he was a Venture Partner at Nesta Impact Investments where he joined after several years as Principal Director at Accion's Frontier Investments Group. Shantanu has also worked at Monitor Co. in London and prior to that, spent several years as a fast-track career diplomat in New Delhi and Tokyo. 
A personal investor in, and an advisor to several start-ups, Shantanu is a frequent speaker on social entrepreneurship at conferences and B-Schools. He currently sits on the Boards of Learning Possibilities, Reall and InnovitiA graduate in Computer Engineering, Shantanu holds an MBA from London Business School where he was a Chevening Scholar.

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* "Udbhav" उद्भव (n): Source (Sanskrit, Hindi)