Venture Investor in early stage, Indian consumer brands. Passionate about helping build new age consumer brands.
Kanwaljit is an Unreasonable Collective Member and Mentor. Kanwaljit has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific 2023, and has advised over 41 Unreasonable companies.
Kanwal Singh is Founder and Managing Partner of Fireside Ventures. Fireside is a $400Mn India based, early-stage Venture fund which focuses exclusively on investing in consumer brands.
Kanwal has been passionate about mentoring and helping build consumer brands in India and has been involved as an investor with brands like Paper Boat, ID Fresh, Epigamia, Yogabar, Licious, Mama Earth, Vahdam Teas, boAt etc. Kanwal has been investing in the early stage ecosystem in India for the past 20 years, first as a Director of Carlyle Group, India and later as a Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director of Helion Venture Partners.
Prior to his investing career, Kanwal spent over 13 years in consumer marketing with Hindustan Unilever and Intel India. He has over 30 years of experience in venture investing, marketing, sales and business development across diverse sectors.
Mr Singh holds an MBA degree from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi; and a BE in Electrical Engineering from Punjab University.