Ashwin Kumaraswamy

Ashwin is an entrepreneur and investor, based in Manchester, UK. His goal is to raise and manage an early stage technology venture capital fund for emerging markets.

He started his career as a technology entrepreneur and moved into identifying, developing, assessing and investing in technology companies. To date, he has assessed and invested in the fields of software, semiconductors, cleantech, energy storage, display technologies, digital media, medtech and novel materials sectors. He has significant Board-level experience in early stage technology companies.

His specialties are: investment due-diligence, new product introduction, market feasibility analysis, technology transfer, technology evaluation and commercialisation, managing innovation strategy, value road mapping, IP analysis, and identifying areas of innovation.

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi