Anthill Ventures

Anthill Ventures

Anthill Ventures is an institutional member with HA and is represented by -
Sailesh Sigatapu
Lakshmi Nambiar


Sailesh Sigatapu

He has worked extensively in both India and US; comes with rich and diverse management experience and business acumen across a spectrum of Industries and functions. His international experience and professional qualifications equipped with leadership skills, support and nurture a spirit of pioneering continual innovation at work place and strengthens organizational transformation leading team from the front.

He has significant experience in corporate strategy, planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions and responsible for setting strategic direction and overall future business performance of the company.

He values importance of people development and dedicates his expertise and time in strategic Human Resource development to create managerial and technical leaders of the future within the company. With sheer passion and commitment Sailesh has played a pivotal role in expanding the group into new business lines and markets.

Sailesh believes social responsibilities are integral part of development of a sustainable, healthy society and supports underprivileged children in his capacity.

Experience
  • Partner at Anthill Ventures (March 2015 - Present): Anhtill is a cross-border incubator and advisor to technology start-ups located in India, Southeast Asia and Silicon Valley. Key members of our team have cumulative experience of dozens of ears in product conceptualization, fund-raising, executive recruiting, business plan development, marketing, sales and operations.
  • Director at Shri Shakti Alternative Energy Ltd (April 2010 - Present): A leading company in Solar Energy Consulting Services and Solar Rooftop Systems for commercial buildings, residential apartments and independent homes.
  • Director at IntelliDecs Group (April 2010 - Present): The IntelliDecs Group is a business house with a diverse portfolio of assets in Renewable Energy, Integrated Environmental Services, Commodity Trading, Information Technology, Infrastructure Construction and Real Estate Development.
  • Director at Sparc Group (April 2008 - Present): Sparc is a full service, full life cycle national management and information technology consulting firm providing results-oriented, value-based services for both commercial and public sector clients.
  • Business Development Executive at Goldstone Technologies Limited (June 2007 - July 2008): Goldstone Technologies Limited (GTL) is a leading IT services company with a global presence. Founded in 1994 as the flagship company of The Goldstone Group, it is now publicly listed on the BSE Limited and National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE).
Education
  • Masters in Telecommunications from George Mason University
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics & Communications from Vasavi College of Engineering

Lakshmi Nambiar

Lakshmi Nambiar is a Partner at Anthill ventures leading their investment and syndication business. 

Lakshmi has over a decade of  experience in private equity syndication and mergers and acquisitions for technology companies in India and abroad. She was a partner at Technology Holdings, an investment bank based out of New York, leading their India practice. Prior to that, Lakshmi was Vice President at Avendus Capital where she sourced and executed M&A deals for leading technology companies and selected venture investments. Lakshmi has worked on over 40 deals worth $1 billion across India,  Europe and US. 

Lakshmi also is an entrepreneur and runs Shrishti Art Gallery, one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Hyderabad. Lakshmi graduated with high honors from Boston University School of Management where she completed her MBA in Finance. She also has a Master’s degree in economics from Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics, Pune.