Mumbai: Omnivore, India’s leading agritech VC, has promoted Reihem Roy and Subhadeep Sanyal, currently Principals with the firm, to Partner. In their new roles, both Reiham and Subhadeep will be responsible for driving new investments and supporting the growth of their portfolio companies.
Subhadeep joined Omnivore in 2011 as a campus hire directly from IIM Ahmedabad. Having dedicated eight years to the fund, Subhadeep currently runs Omnivore’s Delhi office. Along with his investment responsibilities, Subhadeep is also spearheading Omnivore’s technical assistance facility, supporting capacity-building initiatives across the portfolio. He is Omnivore’s primary liaison with the Government of India and its network of agricultural research institutes, as well as a member of the FICCI Task Force on Agri Startups. Subhadeep is also Omnivore’s representative with multiple startup accelerators including IIT Kharagpur’s STEP, IIT Kanpur’s SIIC, and ICAR NAARM’s a-IDEA.
Reihem joined Omnivore in 2013 and currently runs the fund’s Chennai office. Along with his investment responsibilities, he also serves as Omnivore’s Environmental, Social, and Business Integrity Officer. Prior to joining Omnivore, Reihem was an Associate at Villgro, a social impact fund and incubator. At Villgro, he co-founded the healthcare practice while building a portfolio of social enterprise investments across agriculture, healthcare, and energy. Reihem began his career as an Analyst at the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), where he was assigned to the West and Central Africa portfolio.
Commenting on the promotions, Mark Kahn, Managing Partner, Omnivore said, “Both Subhadeep and Reihem are fantastic investors, agritech experts, and leaders. We are excited to have them as Partners as we move forward over the coming decade.”
Based in India, Omnivore is a venture capital firm which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore pioneered agritech investing in India, backing over 20 startups since 2011, and currently manages INR 9.35 billion (approximately $130 million) across two funds. Every day, Omnivore portfolio companies drive agricultural prosperity and transform food systems across India, making farming more profitable, resilient, and sustainable. Omnivore’s current agritech investment themes include Farmer Platforms, Precision Agriculture, Rural Fintech, B2B Agri Marketplaces, Innovative Foods, Agribusiness SaaS, Post-Harvest Technologies, Agri Biotech, and Farm to Consumer (F2C) Brands.