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Bali Randhawa


Principal and CEO, Trivandrum Capital

Academic qualification:

B.A. in Economics
University of Victoria & PG in finance and accounting at Simon Fraser University.

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Mr. Randhawa is principal and CEO of Trivandrum Capital ("TrivCap"), a venture incubation, development and management firm operating in Canada, the United States and India. The firm has a focus on green-tech, particularly energy systems, e-tech and alternatives. TrivCap prefers projects with an India-oriented model and which can bring transformational change to society. Prior to founding TrivCap, Mr. Randhawa was an Associate and then Senior Associate for Ziff Brothers Investments (2000-2004), one of the world's largest family investment companies based in New York. At Ziff he was responsible for assessing investments across the technology, energy and other sectors, with a focus on Europe. From 1997-2000, he was an auditor and then Senior Risk Consultant at Deloitte & Touche in Vancouver and New York. Prior to this, he began his career at Scotia Capital, one of Canada's largest banks. Mr. Randhawa graduated with a B.A. in Economics, With Distinction, from the University of Victoria. He also undertook post-graduate studies in finance and accounting at Simon Fraser University. Mr. Randhawa has completed both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) programs."
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Bali Randhawa's recent posts

Recent events prompt me to write, which is the announcement of retail sector reforms then withdrawal of reforms enabling multi-brand retailers entry into India.  I am not sure that the policy means the death of India's reform agenda, but it is ...


Well.....I've been in India more than a month now working on solar opportunities - that is, getting involved in potential equity financing and partnerships in developing solar farms.  Not unexpectedly, deal closing is a challenge, with the main ...

I haven`t posted for awhile, but for good reason - I was preparing for a visit to India. If you`ve traveled to India recently you might have encountered the dizzying process of obtaining an Indian visa, especially if you are in NRI. This process ... read more >>

If you have visited India in the winter you know that hotel rooms can be hard to come by, or at the very least a little bit expensive.  Well, why not turn that into an investment opportunity?  India has dire shortages of hotel and motel rooms.




In my previous post I wrote about Indian mobile opportunities in the news and information space. Another area where there are significant investment opportunities in India is education. We all know about the success of Indian education at the ...