Prasad Vanga is the founder & CEO of Anthill Ventures, a speed scaling platform for early growth stage startups. Within two years, Anthill has built a startup portfolio of 22 companies across India, USA and Southeast Asia that has grown by 3X in portfolio value. Prasad currently leads the strategy, fund management and venture building at Anthill.
Prasad has over 18 years of experience in helping senior executives from large organizations such as Symantec, Nike, Nestle, Novartis, Wachovia, HSBC and YES Bank drive business transformations. His expertise is to help senior leaders discover the core competence of their organizations and design a change management framework that allows them to leverage their culture to drive large transformations.
Prasad also has the experience of an entrepreneur who built a $25M company within 3 years. As an investor, he has backed several successful companies such as Medplus, Zenoti and Tynker which provided exits of >12X.
He brings unique expertise of combining large corporate consulting, entrepreneurship and startup investments experience. This enables him to combine corporate scalability and startup agility in creating scalable companies with speed.
He is a board advisor to ISB (Indian School of Business) SRITNE Center of Excellence, charter member of TiE, member of Hyderabad Angels and an active alumnus of the Stanford Business School. His achievements have been quoted in several media outlets, including Entrepreneur, Forbes Asia, Business Standard, Economic Times and the Washington Post.