Paris Blockchain Week 2024


Bundeep Singh Rangar




An early digital currency adopter and advisor to Skype in its formative years, London-based investor Bundeep Singh Rangar has invested in several tech companies such as firm Lyft, digital asset manager Wave Digital Assets, venture fund IDEO CoLab, blockchain gaming platform Forte, property data firm Chimnie, insurance broker Pikl, and delivery app Glovo. Bundeep currently serves as the CEO of Fineqia International, a Canadian firm that invests in digital asset companies, blockchain and AI technologies. Bundeep founded PremFina, a financial inclusion-oriented fintech that successfully disrupted the U.K.’s 30-year-old insurance finance industry. Recognised among the top UK finance industry CEOs, he’s attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital, debt and private equity funding, from Japan’s Rakuten Inc., Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper’s UK VC firm, Canada’s Thomson family of the Thomson Reuters company, Madison Dearborn Partners and Morgan Stanley in the US. Bundeep’s impact on venture capital reflects his strategic acumen on how ground-breaking technologies impact business and society. As the co-founder of Glass Ventures that is in formation, he’s now pioneering as a VC investments in early Web 3.0 and Web 4.0 companies. During a finance career over two decades, he’s arranged for more than $500 million in financings for UK, European and Indian companies. Notable deals include Germany’s Fidor Bank funding UK loan receivables; Volkswagen’s lead equity investment in California nanotech start-up NanoMuscle; and Del Monte’s investment in FieldFresh, a joint agro-tech venture between the families of Sir Evelyn de Rothschild in the UK and Sunil Mittal in India. Bundeep previously founded UK corporate advisory firm IndusView, via which he advised the Boards of top businesses such as UK credit scorer Experian, staffing co. Hays, accounting software firm Sage and Danish online investment bank Saxo Bank, on entering and growing in the Indian market.