Vinay is a 2017 graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has great interest in the field of impact investing and is very passionate about making a difference in the lives of poorest of the poor. He completed an internship with Upaya Social Ventures during one of his semester breaks and joined Upaya full-time after finishing his college. He also had internship stints at investment banking and equity research firms during his undergrad years.

As an associate and Upaya, Vinay provides support to Upaya's accelerator program and investments. He is also responsible for the impact measurement of the existing portfolio partners.

Vinay's former experience includes working with Cipher-Plexus Capital Advisors, Salat Investments and Equitymaster. He holds a bachelor of technology degree from IIT Kharagpur.