Rajan is a Venture Partner at our India investment advisory. He is also the Managing Director of Nirvana Venture Advisors, an early-stage fund focused on the internet, mobile and payment services space.
Rajan has been the Country Manager at eBay India and a member of the eBay Asia Pacific Leadership Team. While at eBay, Rajan ensured continued market leadership for eBay in India. He was also responsible for incubating the eBay India Motors Marketplace, India’s first b2b marketplace for used vehicles and for setting-up the new “PaisaPay”, eBay India’s proprietary safe payment service. Prior to eBay, Rajan spent a number of years in various operating roles and was a member of the management team of Baazee.com, a start-up that was acquired by eBay.
Rajan has been actively involved in industry forums such as the IAMAI (Internet & Mobile Association of India) where he was a member of the Governing Council and was chair of FICCI’s eBusiness Committee in 2007. He sits on the Board of Directors of Quikr.com, an online local classifieds start-up.
Rajan graduated with a Bachelors degree from the Sydenham College, Mumbai, and has an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.