Sreyamsa Bairiganjan and Sanjoy Sanyal
New Ventures India

Sreyamsa Bairiganjan is responsible for environmental enterprise evaluation for the New Ventures India program. He has six years of experience in social and clean tech enterprise engagement with a special focus on BoP markets.


Sreyamsa has expertise in analyzing and evaluating social and environmental enterprises for investment. He has authored reports focused on clean energy for BoP markets such as “Power to the People: Investing in Clean Energy for the Base of the Pyramid,” “The Base of Pyramid Distribution Challenge,” and “Bringing Clean Energy to Rural India.” His work highlights the investment and operational needs across clean tech products and services for the BoP markets.


Sreyamsa has been a panelist at leading world forums such as the G20 – Inclusive Business Workshop, Berlin, Rio +20- Corporate Sustainability Forum, Rio de Janerio, and the International Business Forum, Pretoria. He has also presented his work across universities such as John Hopkins, NYU, Duke and University of North Carolina in USA. Previously, he worked as a senior researcher for IFMR- Rural Market Insights. He also worked for the Multi Commodity Exchange of India where he focused on developing trading models for the exchange of certified emission reductions (CERs). Sreyamsa did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and has an Advanced Investment Manager Degree from the ANDE Program of Aspen Institute, Washington D.C




Sanjoy Sanyal is the director of New Ventures India. He has more than 20 years of experience in finance and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on the education and green infrastructure. Under his leadership, New Ventures has developed a strong network of institutional investors and also been able to help early stage green entrepreneurs raise US$ 10 million in funding. Previously, Sanjoy was part of the management team at SumTotal Systems, a global leader in Talent Management software, where he managed services delivery out of India. As an entrepreneur, he has co-founded and run Aesthetic Technologies, which had major Indian and international firms as its clients and received venture capital funding from Indian investors. In addition, Sanjoy has worked at ITC Classic Finance Ltd. and ICICI Ltd. where he evaluated credit risk and managed debt and equity syndication for project financing. He also provides mentoring to early stage entrepreneurs in his capacity as a Charter Member of TiE. Sanjoy has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.


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