Ruchir Lahoty

Managing Director

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Ruchir joined NEA India in 2008 and is a Director of New Enterprise Associates (India) Pvt. Ltd. based out of its Mumbai office. Ruchir brings more than six years of prior experience in various roles in private equity investing, equity research and IT services. Prior to joining NEA, Ruchir was with ICICI Venture where he worked on investment opportunities in retail, consumer, brands, FMCG, media, telecom services, technology products/services and education. He also actively managed several portfolio companies in textile, technology and retail. Ruchir has worked with Thomas Weisel in India as a lead equity research analyst and with TATA Consulting Services (TCS) in delivery roles as well as in their in-house M&A group. Ruchir has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad and a B.Com (Honours) equivalent to a BS in Finance and Accounting from Delhi University.



  • University of Delhi
    1997–2000 University of Delhi
  • IIM-A
    2000–2002 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • TCS
    2002–2005 TCS
  • Thomas Weisel India
    2005–2007 Thomas Weisel India
  • ICICI Venture
    2007–2008 ICICI Venture
  • NEA
    2008–present NEA