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MANIK ARORA

Companies invested in  Myntra, Vserv, UNBXD, iProf, Yatra, Zivame, Apalya Technologies & more.\n\nManik Arora is a founder and managing director of IDG ventures India, an Indian focused technology venture capital fund backed by IDG. The firm manages over US$6 billion globally and has a strong portfolio of over 200 companies. Manik has over 16 years of industry experience, including 8 years of venture investing experience. He advises on investments in Internet, Mobile, Software and Services and also serves on the Board of Directors at Vserv Digital, Source bits Technologies, Ozone Media and Brainbees Solutions (Firstcry.com & Goodlife.com).\n\nPrior to IDG Ventures, Manik was at Battery Ventures in Silicon Valley where he led the firm’s India practice and worked with General Atlantic in Singapore. He was also a part of founding management team at GA- backed i-DNS.net International, the global leader in multilingual Internet DNS technology. He also managed global outsourcing initiatives for American Express in New York and ran sales and marketing for MasterCard in Singapore. His early career was at The Boston Consulting Group in India and South East Asia advising clients on strategy, operations and organizational building.\n\nManik is a Kauffman Fellow at the Center for Venture Education and a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Swarthmore College where he received a McCabe Fellowship to pursue his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

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