Srinivasa Raju Chintalapati founded iLabs Group in 2000. iLabs Group is one of the pioneers of the Investment Ecosystem in India. Over the years, it has grown its scope in terms of both Investment and Industry. Originally started as an Angel Investor, iLabs has expanded into Seed-Stage, Early-Stage and Growth-Stage Investments, as well as Re-Structures and Buy-Outs. Initially focused on Technology and Technology enabled Ventures, iLabs has extended into Consumer Products and Services; Health and Wellness; Education and Skills-Development; Media and Entertainment; Corporate and Industrial Parks. Today, iLabs Group is one of the front-runners of the investment landscape in India.Srini has a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering Degree from Utah State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors from REC (NIT), Kurukshetra.

Srini has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, Venture Capital and Private Equity. Prior to iLabs Group, Mr. Raju worked at Cognizant Technology Services as General Manager, Satyam Enterprise Solutions as CEO and Satyam Computer Services as COO.

Srini has founded TV9, which was the first-of-its-kind ‘Regional News Channel’ in India. He also founded Sri City, which was the first-of-its-kind ‘Integrated Smart City’ in India. Today, TV9 is South India’s leading News Channel and Sri City is home to over 150 MNC’s from 25 Countries.

Srini is passionate about Educations and Skills Development. He is the member and sponsor of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad and Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City. He is also a member of the Governing Board of Indian School of Business.

Srini Raju

Chairman – iLabs Group