Adith Podhar

Founding Partner


An Entrepreneur by heart and an investor by profession. My experience as a PE investor and as an Entrepreneur has given my unique skill sets to understand businesses and people.

Currently I am the Managing Partner at Gemba Capital ( which invests in angel rounds in tech enabled startups focused on India consumption and cross border SaaS

Prior to this worked at Motilal Oswal PE fund in Mumbai. Responsibilities across the investment cycle from deal sourcing - due diligence - negotiation - execution - monitoring - exit.

Board Observer/Representative :

Magicrete Building Solutions; Minda Industries ltd; Glass wall Systems; Dixon Technologies

Involved in 2 stellar exits:

Dixon Technologies and Minda Industries

I had started my own entrepreneurial venture called 'Crepeteria" - a chain of Quick Serve Restaurant operating in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune which I ran for 4 years. I understand all aspects of running a QSR in-depth including franchise development, back/kitchen operations, opening of new stores, supply chain etc.

I started my career with ICICI Bank, as a product manager for PE in the International Private Banking division. Assisted a couple of PE funds in fund raising from ICICI Bank's network of relationship managers and clients based outside India.

I am a foodie, amateur photographer and love traveling, music and movies!

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