Vikrant Bhargava is the Managing Partner and founder of Veddis, a multi-asset investment company. He was previously co-founder and Marketing Director of PartyGaming Plc, where he spearheaded the company's growth from a start-up in 2000 to a FTSE 100 business at its IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2005.
After stepping down from PartyGaming, Vikrant has been an active investor and mentor to technology start-ups, while also building a geographically diverse, real estate investment business at Veddis.
In addition to supporting a number of high impact initiatives, via the Veddis Foundation in the UK and India, Vikrant is passionate about transforming high school children’s relationship with STEM. In 2018, he founded FIRST UK, a high growth organisation with an innovative approach to equip the next generation with the technical knowledge and core life skills needed to tackle tomorrow's challenges.
He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1994) and Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (1996).