WHO WE ARE
The folks who help us make sane decisions.
Sid Talwar
Sid Talwar
Sid is currently a Partner at venture capital firm Lightbox.

In 2001, Sid founded Evolv, a training and education company. Evolv got funded by Singapore Technologies, and was sold to NIIT Ltd in 2007. Over the next 4 years, Sid continued to head Evolv as a subsidiary while also managing NIIT’s joint venture with Genpact - Uniqua.

Sid is very active in the online community in India, both as an investor and an advisor. He is on the advisory board of multiple firms and institutions, and an investor in 5+ early-stage companies.

Sid is an Ambassador to Magic Bus, one of India’s largest NGOs, which supports children’s education in India.

Sid got his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College.

Siddharth Dhondiyal
Siddharth Dhondiyal
Siddharth Dhondiyal joined IVFA in 2006 and is involved with investments in multiple sectors including healthcare, technology and retail. Based in Bengaluru, he contributed to improving IVFA’s internal processes and developing the “The IVFA Way” - the Firm's approach to building admired businesses.

A Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur, Siddharth also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Kolkata and did his Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD, France. He had a six year stint with Accenture in its strategy consulting practice, where he worked with companies in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods, industrial products and telecom industries.