With a Master’s in Computer Science from Villanova University, Srikanth Palla pursued global opportunities in technology management for two decades. The completion of his thesis based on his M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) experience was the springboard to his own technology focussed holding company Palla Capital.
The Palla Capital team has collectively raised over $6 Billion in capital, taken 28 companies public and has over 120 years of experience. Coming together with a targeted purpose, these remarkable victories will deliver world-class innovation and scale across technology, fintech and e-Commerce marketplaces. The team will bring to life the vision and mission of Palla Capital.
“I am very passionate and excited about business, entrepreneurship and leadership more than delivering my value as an employee to a company,” Palla reflected.
Listen to host Adam Torres of the Mission Matters Podcast interview of founder Srikanth Palla here.
The Dawn of a Holding Company
After 20 years in corporate business focusing on technology assets and digital transformation, like many entrepreneurial founders, Palla reflected on his journey. “I had two options. I could continue doing what I was doing which was going well or I could take an exit and explore something that I really believe in and I am passionate about… I can add a lot of value by bringing people together,” says Palla as he describes his journey. Helping a friend in the tech M&A space and discovering a niche was the beginning.
Palla further elaborates, “Like all entrepreneurs, I took a leap of faith…I had the experience and I had the knowledge. I worked hard to form a very good team and everything came together. But, you have to work for it. Nothing is easy and pre-packaged for you out of thin air.”
The Palla Capital Distinction
There are multiple components that drive the exceptional model of Palla Capital. “We are not a Fund. We are a holding company. We focus on three investment themes:…