TVS Capital Funds has named Kal Raman, President, Bolt, as a distinguished venture advisor. His expertise and insights are poised to make significant contributions to TVS Capital Funds’ mission, further enhancing its strategic capabilities.
As the President of Bolt, Kal Raman leads the engineering, product, and customer experience teams. A seasoned veteran of the e-commerce industry, Raman has held executive positions at Amazon (S-team), Samsung, Groupon, and Walmart. Additionally, he has provided leadership to various other companies and contributed as a board member or advisor at BigCommerce, Feedvisor, and Solana Labs.
Commenting on Kal Raman’s appointment, Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director, TVS Capital Funds, said, “We are delighted to have Kal Raman as a venture advisor. His profound insights, innovation-oriented leadership, and extensive experience will help us bolster the capability capital that we provide to entrepreneurs shaping India’s growth story. As we advance in our mission of empowering next-gen entrepreneurs and deepening the pools of rupee capital supporting the country, we look forward to the valuable contributions he will bring to our journey.”
Kal Raman, Venture Advisor, TVS Capital Funds, said, “Manufacturing, distribution, and last-mile delivery aided by AI is ripe for unlocking value while improving customer experience in India. Proud to partner with TVS Capital Funds in guiding next-gen entrepreneurs on innovation to create a world-class golden standard for customer experience.”
Over the past year, TVS Capital Funds has been steadily strengthening its leadership team. This includes the appointment of Anuradha Ramachandran in October 2022, Krishna Ramachandran in February 2023, and Naveen Unni in June 2023 as Managing Partners and the appointment of Ramesh Iyer, Vice-Chairman and MD of Mahindra Finance, as a Board Member in November 2023.