Ganesh is a serial entrepreneur with four successful ventures and exits. Most recently, he founded and led TutorVista which was acquired by US and UK listed education leader Pearson for $ 213 MM in January 2011.
He is a strategic investor/promoter of India based consumer Internet and e-commerce companies bluestone.com (online jewellery), Bigbasket.com (grocery), MustseeIndia.com (travel packages and content), bookadda.com (academic focused online books) and delyver.com (hyper-local delivery).
While this may sound like a lot on his plate, Ganesh also plays angel investor to 23 companies which are conducting their business in a variety of sectors – e-commerce being the prominent one amongst them.
Executives in the venture capital and private equity industry peg the success rate of the start-ups the Ganeshes have been involved in at an astounding 100%; the global start-up success rate, in contrast, is just 5 %.