Nexus Venture Partners co-founder Naren Gupta passes away

Gupta was among the first generation of Indian American tech entrepreneurs, co-founding software firm Integrated Systems Inc in 1980 and staying on as chief executive for about 15 years.

Nexus Venture Partners co-founder Naren Gupta passes away
Naren Gupta, co-founder of Nexus Venture Partners. Photo credits: Twitter.

Naren Gupta, one of India's oldest venture capitalists who pioneered the road of investments in startups, passed away on Saturday.

The 73-year-old IIT-Delhi alumni, was one of the co-founders of Nexus Venture Partners, an India and US-based famous early-stage venture capital fund with over $2 billion in assets under management.