Dr. Ramesh Byrapaneni
Dr. Ramesh Byrapaneni is a cardiologist who turned into a venture capitalist, to be a part of the healthcare innovation story. That also explains his current focus on investments in the healthcare world, mainly digital health and medical devices. Prior to Endiya, at Ventureast, he invested in companies like OneBreath which is into mechanical ventilation and SmartRx, an innovator in mobile engagement platforms for healthcare. Dr. Ramesh is also an angel investor with Nephroplus, India’s largest chain of dialysis clinics. In his early years, Dr. Ramesh was Chief of Cardiology and Founder of Medwin Hospital. He did his post-graduation in Internal Medicine, a postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiology from PGI, Chandigarh, and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. He has also been adjudged the Best Outgoing Student from the University of Alabama Entrepreneurship and innovation always spurred Dr. Ramesh, leading him to be the President of TiE Hyderabad for four years. He is also the Founding Director of Hyderabad Angels. When he is not mentoring, coaching and guiding entrepreneurs, Dr. Ramesh spends his available time in social ventures. He is a Founding Chairperson of the Hyderabad 10k run and a Board Member of United Way Hyderabad.