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May 31, 2024
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Company Overview: Artha Group, a leader in venture capital, champions the growth of ground-breaking startups. We're committed to fostering innovation and driving success across various industries with our three distinct funds—Artha Venture Fund, Artha Select Fund, and Artha Continuum Fund.

Job Title: Principal - Venture Capital

Role Overview: The Principal at Artha Group has a dynamic and influential role. This position manages a robust portfolio of 15-20 companies and executes 8-12 new investments annually. It serves as a critical bridge to partnership and requires exceptional leadership, deep investment acumen, and a proven track record in venture capital.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio Management: Oversee and nurture the development of 15-20 portfolio companies, providing strategic direction and operational guidance to foster growth and market leadership.
  • Investment Execution: Spearheading the sourcing, evaluation, and completion of 8-12 new investments each year, identifying opportunities that align with Artha Group's strategic goals.
  • Fundraising and Investor Relations: Participate actively in fundraising efforts, develop new pipelines for limited partners, and maintain strong relationships with investors, including institutional and large investors. Play a key role in investor relations, ensuring transparent and timely updates.
  • Team Leadership: Mentor and lead junior team members, promoting a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous learning within the venture capital division.
  • Strategic Initiatives: Collaborate with managing partners and investment committees on strategic market research and initiatives to support the growth of portfolio companies and secure follow-on funding rounds.


  • Advanced degree (MBA or CA), with additional qualifications highly regarded.
  • 5-8 years of experience in venture capital or private equity, with significant experience in managing an extensive portfolio and executing numerous investments annually.
  • Demonstrated ability in deal sourcing, due diligence, financial analysis, and negotiation.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking, analytical skills, and communication capabilities.


  • An annual compensation package reflecting the role's significant impact on Artha Group's success.
  • Performance-based bonuses and a substantial share of carried interest.
  • Fundraising incentives linked to the amount raised, acknowledging efforts to secure our funds' financial foundation.
  • ESOP eligibility after 12 months, fostering long-term commitment and alignment with the firm's objectives.

Career Path: This role offers an explicit path to partnership, designed for those committed to a long-term career in venture capital, aiming to influence the future of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Join Us: Artha Group is looking for a visionary Principal to join our venture capital team. If you're passionate about identifying and nurturing startup potential and eager to contribute to a thriving investment portfolio, apply now. Together, we'll shape the next generation of industry leaders.

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