S-Ventures, a technology venture capital firm in Silicon Valley and London, has announced Bhanu Choudhrie will be joining the board of directors. Bhanu is an American businessman who was born and raised in India. He is the founder and CEO of Bhanu Advisors, which invests in high-growth companies across healthcare, energy & utilities, financial services and more. Bhanu also founded Soothe Healthcare Solutions that provide patients with remote monitoring solutions for chronic disease management.
Bhanu Choudhrie has been appointed to the Board of Directors at S-Ventures plc following his successful investment in the company’s latest fundraising round. He invested alongside other high-profile investors, including the founders of Google, Jeff Skoll from Participant Media and Sir Richard Branson.
Bhanu brings a wealth of experience to S-Ventures as an entrepreneur and investor, having founded and invested in businesses across several sectors, including healthcare, technology, media & entertainment and financial services.
Commenting on the appointment, Bhanu Choudhrie said: “S-Ventures is one of the few venture capital firms that has a truly global presence with offices in both Silicon Valley and London. I am excited about joining the board at this stage in the company’s development and look forward to working with the team as they continue to invest in some of the most exciting startups around.”
S-Ventures have been extremely active over the past couple of years, and Bhanu Choudhrie’s appointment is a testament to how far they’ve come in such a short space of time, with investment already made into companies including Funding Circle, Crowdcube and Yieldify.
Commenting on Bhanu joining the board at S-Venture plc, Mark Evans from S-Ventures said: “Bhanu Choudhrie brings much experience not only as an investor but also as founder and CEO of Bhanu Advisors.” “We look forward to working closely together to help continue building this business,” he added.