9Unicorns Appoint Vinod Keni As Partner 

In this role, Vinod will be responsible for the portfolio development of Fund I and focus on creating a robust fundraising and LP network.
Vinod Keni
Vinod Keni

9Unicorns, a global accelerator program and venture fund, has announced the appointment of Vinod Keni as a partner. In this role, Vinod will be responsible for the portfolio development of Fund I and focus on creating a robust fundraising and LP network. 

With a distinguished career spanning over three decades, Vinod brings a wealth of experience in investment advisory services, angel investing, stakeholder management, M&A, and venture capital. reads a company statement. 

Before 9Unicorns, Vinod was the founder and managing partner of Peachtree Capital Partners, where he played a pivotal role in angel investing, stakeholder management, M&A activities, and investor relations. He also founded and managed Bottomline Fintech, a finance as a service startup; Peachtree Management Advisors; and WiseOwl Consulting LLP, demonstrating his expertise in profit and loss management, executive leadership, and investment advisory services. 

Dr. Apoorva Ranjan Sharma, co-founder of 9Unicorns, said, “Vinod's deep understanding of portfolio development and his ability to cultivate strong relationships within the investment community will be instrumental in driving the success of our portfolio companies.” 

Vinod Keni said, “I believe that my diverse experience in investment advisory, angel investing, and venture capital, coupled with 9Unicorns' visionary approach, will enable us to create a meaningful impact in the startup ecosystem. 

Vinod has been involved in the start-up ecosystem, serving as an investor in companies such as AgniKul Cosmos, ActivityHero, and SureWaves MediaTech Pvt. Ltd. He has also held various advisory and board positions, including roles at Roundglass, LenDenClub, Kabaddi Adda, Artha Venture Fund, MyCFO India, Indian Angel Network, and Zeus Financial Holdings LLC. 

Before his entrepreneurial ventures, Vinod held positions at renowned organizations such as Aquarian Group LLC, India Private Equity Growth Fund, Capella Partners, VerticalOne, HeadHunter, HomeCom, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, IVF America, and Ernst & Young, India. Vinod holds an impressive track record of accomplishments, including leading a NASDAQ listing as CFO during his tenure at HomeCom and contributing to strategic initiatives for Intel, Texas Instruments, and 3M while at Ernst & Young, India.

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