Board of Advisors

Chetan Bansal

Partner and Co-Head of Research,
Antara Capital

Chetan is a Partner and Co-Head of Investment Research at Antara Capital. He joined in March 2020.


Chetan has 25 years of experience as a public and private markets investor across a wide range of credit and equity strategies. He also has extensive experience in providing capital and advice to early-stage, hypergrowth companies in varying capacities, including as a board member, minority owner, and strategic investor. Select past growth investments led by Chetan include: Via-On-Demand-Transit, SentinelOne, Payfare, SuperPedestrian, Ozy Media, and Flipkart. 


Prior to Antara Capital, Chetan was Managing Director and Head of Illiquid Credit Solutions Group at BTIG. Prior to BTIG, he co-managed a proprietary investment portfolio at Jefferies from 2015 to 2017 and was a Director of Research at Citigroup, in its Distressed Debt Trading Group, from 2008 to 2012. Chetan started his career in Silicon Valley, including four years at Cisco Systems in the Business Development Group from 2001 to 2005, where he was charged with venture investments and strategic acquisitions.

 
Chetan has an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Northwestern University.