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Kalpesh Kinariwala,
Founder & CEO

Capveda Capital (India) Advisory Private Limited is the brainchild of Kalpesh Kinariwala its founder and CEO.

Kalpesh’s core strength is Product Development and Trade Execution. As the founder and CEO of CapVeda Capital (India) Advisory Pvt. Ltd. He has helped CapVeda create a niche by capitalizing on market inefficiencies, providing the first mover advantage.

Kalpesh has Conceptualized, Designed ,developed and tested the systems which underpin CapVeda’s market neutral intra-day trading approach by using sophisticated, proprietary statistical and quantitative strategies to deliver superior returns.

He is an experienced trader, investor and fund manager with in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of the Indian capital markets.

Has proven experience with full life-cycle strategy creation from research, through factor analysis, real-time statistical analysis of market data, modeling of intraday price changes, and strategy formulation to development, back testing, pricing and valuation.

He has previously traded in several asset classes: agri and non-agri commodities, precious and non-precious metals and energy The investment strategies he developed in commodity trading have been refined and are now being effectively deployed in trading equities.

Presently, CapVeda provides research on a non-binding basis, in the quant space, and its strategies have managed to outperform its relative benchmark index.

Kalpesh holds a post graduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Pune University


Kavita Singh,
VP Institutional Sales

Prior to joining CapVeda, Kavita Singh headed the Institutional Sales team for Mumbai at Deutsche Asset Management. Prior to Deutsche Asset Management she worked for over 10 years in “Strategic Capital” a boutique Investment Bank across Corporate Finance, Debt Distribution and the Mutual Fund distribution desk. She brings with her over 15 years of Institutional Sales experience across Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. Clients include top Corporate Houses, Financial Institutions and Banks across India. She is an MBA in Finance from Lucknow University.


Devendra Mehta,
Director Finance

Mr. Devendra Mehta is the Director Finance at CapVeda, is responsible for the oversight of the finance, legal, Risk Management & Planning & budgeting at the group level.
Prior to Joining CapVeda in May 2013, Mr. Mehta held senior positions in charge of finance, IT, legal & compliance with United Technologies Corporation and OCS Group amongst others.
He has extensive international experience having worked in number of countries across Asia, Africa, Middle East, North America and Australia. He has in depth knowledge of HVAC, elevators/escalators, fire & electronic security, pulp & paper, waste management and facility management industries. He also holds qualifications in renewable energy, waste management and information technology.
Mr. Devendra Mehta is a Chartered Accountant by profession and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management.