Managing Partner, Fireside Ventures
Kanwal Singh is Founder and Managing Partner of Fireside Ventures. Fireside has invested $50Mn across 18 investments in the early stage consumer brand companies and is in the process of closing a $100Mn second fund.
Kanwal has been passionate about mentoring and helping build consumer brands in India and has been involved as an investor with brands like Paper Boat, ID Fresh, Epigamia, Yogabar, Licious, Mama Earth, Vahdam Teas, boAt etc. Kanwal has been investing in the early stage ecosystem in India for the past 19 years, first as a Director of Carlyle Group, India and later as a Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director of Helion Venture Partners.
Prior to his investing career, Kanwal spent over 13 years in consumer marketing with Hindustan Unilever and Intel India. He has over 30 years of experience in venture investing, marketing, sales and business development across diverse sectors.