The GP Group is a conglomerate with diverse business interests spanning several geographies. The Group is over 150 years old and has been headquartered in Thailand since 1918. The Group’s business ventures span diverse sectors including manufacturing, infrastructure, shipping, pharmaceuticals, hospitality and software. Precious Shipping Public Company Limited is the flagship company of the Group and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. All other companies in the Group till date have remained private, though over the last few years, a few of the Group companies have seen sizeable private equity investments, to supplement expansions.
Mr. Kirit Shah is the Chairman of GP Group. Mr. Shah, a serial entrepreneur, has seeded close to 300 companies across various sectors in a career spanning more than 30 years. His leadership and vision has turned the group into a multibillion dollar entity. Mr. Shah is on Eka’s Board of Directors.
Nexus Venture Partners
Nexus Venture Partners is India's leading Venture Capital fund with $320 million under management. Nexus Capital invests in early and early growth stage companies across sectors. Each entrepreneur Nexus partners with has access to the entire team in India and Silicon Valley for help in recruiting talent, forging new alliances, opening doors to new customers, shaping the strategy and connecting with best of breed advisors or board members. Nexus was started in 2006 and today has an active portfolio of over 20 companies in India across technology, consumer services, media, energy, agribusiness, outsourced services, internet and mobile.
Mr. Sandeep Singhal is co-founder of Nexus Venture Partners. Mr. Singhal is on Eka’s Board of Directors.