A quantitative analyst turned VC, Koustav brings with him diverse problem-solving abilities, which he believes will help him work with the smartest individuals and add value to their businesses.
He believes that technology can solve the toughest of problems for businesses and consumers with simple and elegant solutions and looks forward to partnering with passionate entrepreneurs to find and define such solutions.
Born and brought up in Ranchi, Koustav comes with a strong academic background having completed his Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and his MBA from IIM Bangalore. He has also published research publications on topics ranging from finance, game theory and consumer goods. Koustav started his career with Morgan Stanley as a quantitative analyst working on pricing algorithms with traders and strategists in NY, London and Beijing for 2 years. His work at Morgan Stanley refined his analytical skills and more importantly taught him the importance of intuition. At IIM, he interned with McKinsey & Co.
At Matrix Partners, he is excited to learn from his investor colleagues and entrepreneurs, who aim to disrupt the Indian technology space. Outside of work, Koustav is a football fan, a chess enthusiast and likes to read detective novels.
Areas of Interest
Blockchain, EdTech, FinTech
McKinsey and Company, Summer Associate,
Morgan Stanley, Quantitative Analyst
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, MBA,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, BTech. Electrical Engineering
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Assistant: Nikita Singh,