“To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ, unusual business insights, or inside information.

What’s needed is a sound intellectual framework for making decisions and the ability to keep emotions from corroding that framework.”

– Warren Buffett
We started Upside AI in 2017 on the belief that technology will make better investing decisions than humans over the long term. This is because machines are unbiased, unemotional and unaffected by market euphoria and panic.

Our mission is to bring the most sophisticated investing technology to you and maximize your upside.

The Team

Co-Founder – Investments

Atanuu Agarrwal

B.Tech and M.Tech, IIT Bombay

Atanuu is a Benjamin Graham disciple and has extensive experience in public and private investing. He has worked across PE, VC and SPACs (AUM $1bn) with Vedanta Capital in the US and India. Atanuu also worked with Credit Suisse Investment Banking on European M&A.

Atanuu is a sports addict and loves cricket, tennis and F1.

Co-Founder – Technology

Nikhil Hooda, PhD

Ph.D and B.Tech in Computer Science, IIT Bombay

Nikhil has deep domain expertise in all-things optimization. He has worked with Credit Suisse’s Algorithmic Trading team, Microsoft Research NLP team and IBM doing predictive analytics for solar projects.

Nikhil can talk your ear off about The Beatles, Poker, and DOTA.

Co-Founder – Sales

Kanika Agarrwal, CFA

CA (All India Rank 18), CFA and B.Com, Mumbai University

Kanika has been investing her entire career. Before moving to public markets, she has worked with Mayfield India (AUM $200mn) in venture investing, Credit Suisse (investment banking) and EY.

Kanika loves strategy board games and plans to travel to every country in the world.

Our Investors

Venture Fund

Endiya Partners

Early-stage venture capital fund focused on Indian start-ups that are creating unique intellectual property that is globally relevant. Founded by deep domain experts and entrepreneurs.

Angel Investor

Dr. Vijay Kedia

Veteran stock market investor with decades of experience in buying and holding high quality companies. His company, Kedia Securities, is the largest public shareholder in many listed companies.

Angel Investor

Ajay Nanavati

Decades of operational experience in building marquee companies. Former Managing Director of 3M, ex-Chairman of Syndicate Bank, and current Chairman of Quantum Advisors.

Angel Investor

Gopichand Katragadda

Ex Group CTO of Tata Sons and MD of GE’s Tech Centre in India. Currently Founder and CEO of Myelin Foundry, a deep tech AI startup focused on HD video streaming.

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