Swapna Gupta is a Director at Qualcomm Ventures India, based out of the Bangalore office. She manages investments across all sectors in the technology related ecosystem. She spends a significant amount of time building a high-quality deal pipeline, executing deals and portfolio management. She has led and manages investments in companies such as Shadowfax, Ninjacart, Stellapps, Moveinsync and Reverie (Acquired by Reliance) among others..
Swapna gained experience across the corporate finance sector, on the sell side and buy side. Her expertise lies in venture capital, corporate finance, mobile and frontier technology and emerging markets. In her current role, she is involved in identifying attractive investment areas with a long-term outlook. She is scouting for the next unique opportunity and wants to support the right team.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, she was part of the Investment Banking team at EY, India where she concentrated on Private Equity and M&A of Technology/Telecom companies. She has also worked as part of the Corporate Finance team of Vodafone, India where she was involved in 3G spectrum bidding and financial planning.
Swapna has an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi and a B.Tech from NIT, Nagpur. She is a travel enthusiast and an avid reader.