Kiran joined Mercia in 2021 as an Investment Manager and, based in our Manchester office, Kiran invests from both Mercia EIS Funds and the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). With a portfolio that ranges from B2B SaaS through to Deep Tech, IP-rich hardware businesses, Kiran focusses on investing into technology companies from Pre-seed to Series-A. Alongside originating and transacting investments, Kiran also sits on a range of portfolio company boards, including Graide, COHO, GivePenny and I-Phyc.

Previous experience

Before joining Mercia, Kiran spent three years at HGP making equity investments alongside start-ups and SMEs in the Real Estate sector. Kiran has also worked in Lloyds Bank’s Corporate Banking team, providing debt solutions to pan-sector commercial clients, prior to which he graduated with a degree in Business and Management and an MBA.