Nexus Venture Partners, a venture capital fund with investments in a few digital companies has announced the appointment of Anup Gupta as Managing Director. Gupta will be based in Mumbai, involved in selecting new investments, and focus on the business and consumer services segment. Prior to joining Nexus Venture Partners, Gupta was, until March 2010, the Group COO at outsourcing company WNS (Holdings) Limited for eight years. Prior to that, he was a Principal with eVentures India, a VC firm where he focused on developing services and consumer start-ups along with Sandeep Singhal, a co-founder of Nexus.

Nexus Venture Partners has investments in Altruist (Mobile VAS), VDOPIA (Digital Video Advertising), OLX (Classifieds), MChek (Mobile Payments), Kirusa (Voice SMS), Komli (Internet advertisement network), DimDim (Open Source Web Conferencing), Mapmyindia (Digital Navigation), Pubmatic (Publisher Ad revenue optimization), Prana (Animation services) and Netmagic (Internet Infrastructure), Gluster (Open source storage), WhatsonIndia (TV Guide), (Cloud infrastructure).