Chairman, TVS Capital Funds limited
Gopal Srinivasan is the Chairman and Managing Director of TVS Capital Funds Ltd.
TVS Capital funds is one of the pioneers of mid-market PE investments in India. Founded in 2007 by Gopal Srinivasan, it now manages assets of nearly ₹2,000 croresof domestic capitalin AUM across 3 Funds, which makes it amongst the largest rupee funds in India.
A scion of the TVS family from the third generation, Gopal’s entrepreneurial career spans well over three decades in which he has founded, steered and scaled up over 10 new ventures across diverse business verticals.
Passionate about fostering startups and mentoring young entrepreneurs and is an avid angel investor. He is a founding member of The Chennai Angels as well as TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Chennai, two of the premier angel investing networks in India.
Gopal takes a keen interest in public policy matters of the VC/PE Industry, being actively involved with the regulators for the financial markets by dint of his engagements with SEBI, the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and SIDBI.
He is also actively involved in knowledge initiatives through his involvement in academic institutions. He is a member of University of Michigan’s India Advisory Board, a member of the Governing Council at Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) and a former board member of Great Lakes Institute of Management and IFMR.
Gopal is also the Chairman of Chennai International Centre, a think-tank that brings together a cornucopia of thought leaders from the spheres of business, the economy, policymaking, science, art, culture and entrepreneurship.
Board Positions: Private Equity / Venture Capital
(2009-2011) and Former Chairman of CII Tamil Nadu State Council (2007-2008)
Board positions: Incubation / Angel
Board Positions: Academics