Karthik Reddy

Managing Partner

Blume Ventures

Karthik Reddy is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures, one of India's pre-eminentearly-stage venture funds. At over $600 Million in AUM, Blume focuses on Seed to Pre-Series Ainvestments in technology-led innovation and supports its best portfolio companies into growthrounds. Over a decade, Blume has made 150+ investments across 3 funds and is currently investingout of its latest $250 Million Fund IV in 2022. Alongside being a full-time Investor, Karthik also serves as the Chairperson of the Executive Committeeat the IVCA (India’s Venture and Alternative Capital Association) - India's apex association for Venture& PE Funds working alongside the Indian Government in policy & regulatory issues concerningAlternative Investment Funds. At Blume, Karthik has led and/or serves on the boards of some of the leading investments at the firmUnacademy, Grey Orange, Dunzo, Healthifyme, Servify, Small case, IntrCity, Exotel and Webengageamongst other emerging stars.He previously had stints at American Express Bank, Instinet (under Reuters) and Bennett Coleman(Times Group) which have given him a breadth of experience across the US and India in FinancialMarkets, Technology and Media.He is an alumni of IIT-Roorkee, IIM-Bangalore and The Wharton School at the Universityof Pennsylvania.