Vishap Rana
Vishap transferred to Eight Roads from Fidelity International and focuses on investment opportunities in the healthcare sector.

What motivates you?

The inquisitiveness to learn about new businesses and products, from an ecosystem of high quality entrepreneurs, colleagues, industry experts and intermediaries.

What’s been the steepest learning curve on your career journey so far?

To go beyond the obvious and approach every investment opportunity objectively. It is a constant learning experience to connect so many moving parts surrounding a business including macroenvironment, regulations, evolving technology and business trends, risks, and entrepreneur biases.

Which India tech trend are you most excited about at the moment and why?

The emergence of AI-enabled diagnostics promises to transform the primary care healthcare landscape in India, by improving reach, accuracy, and turnaround times.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Keep an open mind, be patient and never hesitate to ask questions.

What is the company you wish you’d backed and why?

Page Industries: The way it has emerged as a leader in its industry, which was largely an unorganised market at the time it started in India, is a case study in how to create a successful retail brand in India.