Jinesh Shah is the co-founder of Omnivore Partners, a venture fund investing in early stage Indian start-ups developing breakthrough technologies for food, agriculture and rural livelihoods.
Omnivore invests in the following domains:
1) Agriculture Technology
Digital platform, big data solutions
Precision agriculture, Internet of Things
Remote Sensing, UAVs, farm automation
2) Innovative Food
Branded products, novel ingredients
New food processing technologies
Value chains linked to farmers
Traceability, food safety and nutrition solutions
3) Rural Livelihoods
Fintech for farmers
Efficient energy tech
Supply chain tech
Jinesh is a closely involved with multiple Omnivore-backed startups, including Stellapps Technologies, Barrix Agro Sciences, AgNext, Ecozen and FR8. Previously, Jinesh was the Vice President and CFO at Nexus Venture Partners, one of India’s leading early stage venture capital funds, where he lead the finance organization and also few select portfolio investments. He earlier served in Finance roles with Datamatics (leading Treasury/M&A), Patni Computers (initiating the IPO process), and HCL Technologies (founding the BPO business).
He is a Chartered Accountant with B.Com from R. A. Poddar College and an MMS (Finance) from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS).