VIKASA Capital Announces Expansion into Venture Capital
Two new national offices announced along with hire of Managing Director
[BEVERLY HILLS, CA – April 15, 2021] VIKASA Capital Inc. (VIKASA) is excited to announce the expansion of its venture line of business with the addition of Ms. Tansu Soylemez as Managing Director as well as the addition of two new national offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and Las Vegas. As the world economy seeks innovation in sustainability, VIKASA’s Venture Capital business fosters communities and cultivates resources needed to empower creative entrepreneurs and introduce their ideas to the global market.
Ms. Soylemez brings a decade of entrepreneurial, investment and leadership experience from highly competitive domestic and international settings. Her professional experience spans from private investments to startup management, most notably in product and technology leadership positions at McLaren and PepsiCo. She has also managed family-office funds, leading projects for Rothschild & Co and other global foundations. With her proven track record as an investor, Soylemez makes an impact for VIKASA investors with both her expertise and her creativity.
“In 10 years of family office and corporate experience, I felt most passionate and inspired when working in startup ecosystems and Venture Capital, particularly in the emerging sectors in which VIKASA specializes,” Ms. Soylemez said. “I believe in the future of science and technology as a rational optimist. I’m thrilled for the opportunity to apply my skills to deliver a targeted approach to growing investment opportunities.”
VIKASA continues to demonstrate its commitment to diversity, equality and inclusivity, and is proud to incorporate these aspects into its strategy. Diverse equity ownership is important to the team, especially the participation of diverse and women entrepreneurs in Venture Capital operations. With this expansion and addition of two new national offices, Roshan Pujari, VIKASA CEO, believes the Company will continue to have a major impact on sustainability projects worldwide.
“At VIKASA, we invest in the future of our planet and the economy,” Mr. Pujari said. “We are excited to expand our offices into San Francisco and Las Vegas. Our entrepreneurial mindset and spirit continues to align us with Silicon Valley creativity. With Ms. Soylemez leading the Venture Capital team, VIKASA will continue to provide strategic growth opportunities for investors seeking sustainable solutions.”
For more information on VIKASA Capital Inc., visit VIKASAcapital.com.
VIKASA Capital Inc. is a diversified financial institution founded in 2010 providing investment advisory, investment banking, and other financial services with national offices in Beverly Hills, San Francisco Bay Area, Las Vegas, New York, Maui, and Oklahoma City and international offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Singapore, and Mauritius.