Mr. Jeet Vijay is a seasoned advisor and investor with over 18 years of experience in national policy formulation, government institutional administration, private equity, and venture capital. He is currently the CEO of MeitY Startup Hub (MSH), the nodal agency of the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt of India, to support and strengthen the tech startups ecosystem across India.
At MSH, Mr. Vijay is responsible for more than 150+ incubators, accelerators, and Centre of Excellence (COEs), among other assets. He also leads the conceptualization and implementation of new investment plans, partnering with global VCs, angels, and other investment firms and institutions for capital formation and growth acceleration. His mission is to create a startup ecosystem around the Public Digital Platforms and Infrastructure, with a keen emphasis on diffusion of digital innovations in Tier II and III geographies of India. He also advises various ministries in the government of India on building and sustaining a high-growth investment and innovation ecosystem in India.
Prior to joining MSH, Mr. Vijay was Assistant Vice Chancellor for Investments and Entrepreneurship at university of Texas System, where he focused on creating a vibrant startup and investment ecosystem across the state of Texas. He was also the Managing Director of UT Horizon Fund, a $60M strategic early stage VC fund based in Austin, TX. Mr. Vijay has done BBA, MA & MBA from leading universities in USA. He is a board member of Digital India Corporation and multiple government advisory boards.