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Former Goldman Sachs executive joins Venture Catalysts’ newest fund, VC Grid, as Partner and Co-lead


Former Goldman Sachs executive joins Venture Catalysts’ newest fund, VC Grid, as Partner and Co-lead


VC Grid, the recently launched syndicate fund by multistage investment group Venture Catalysts++, has strengthened its leadership with former Goldman Sachs executive Sidhi Dalmia joining as Founding Partner and Co-lead.

The move significantly reinforces VC Grid’s leadership, bringing aboard an accomplished professional with extensive experience in investment banking and venture capital.

Ms. Dalmia’s extensive career spans pivotal roles at renowned institutions such as Goldman Sachs, The Chesapeake Group, Bennett, Coleman & Co, Sumedha Fiscal Services, and Srei Group.

With a profound understanding of the investment landscape, she has successfully navigated cross-border M&A transactions, facilitated venture capital investments, provided strategic guidance to startups, and orchestrated fundraising initiatives across diverse sectors, including technology, retail, FMCG, logistics, distressed assets, and infrastructure.

She has strong domestic and international work experience, working across prominent business hubs such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, and New York. Ms. Dalmia has been instrumental in catalyzing the inception of VC Grid over the past few months and cementing its value proposition within the investment ecosystem.

“We are happy to have Sidhi help us launch VC Grid and strengthen our leadership team. She brings considerable experience and expertise in venture capital, early-stage investments, and building sustainable businesses, in addition to her financial savvy and leadership abilities. We look forward to working with her as we aim to boost the value for family offices/ legacy businesses and entrepreneurs”, said Dr. Apoorva Ranjan Sharna, Founder and Managing Director of Venture Catalysts++.

VC Grid, an exclusive community comprising family offices, Corporate VCs, and U-HNIs, focuses on investing $500k to $1.5 million in high-alpha opportunities across the Seed to Series A stages. Beyond capital infusion, VC Grid provides unparalleled market access and business opportunities, leveraging the collective expertise and resources of its member investors to drive growth and innovation within the Indian start-up ecosystem.

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