Aditya is a Senior Principal at Raine Ventures, previously spending 3 years on the growth equity and advisory side of the business at Raine. Aditya brings extensive experience and a deep network of relationships in e-commerce, consumer brands and retail and has spent time at Raine leading the firm’s efforts in such spaces. Most notably, Aditya led Raine’s growth equity investment in HeyDay, advised on Arrive’s merger with FlashParking and advised on Blackstone’s acquisition of Vungle. He has also worked on Raine Ventures’ investments into Talkshoplive and Barn2Door. Prior to Raine, Aditya helped scale two startups in the e-commerce and consumer brands space, most recently leading Strategic Finance at Shift (NASDAQ: SFT), an online marketplace for used vehicles, and previously working in business development at CircleUp, a marketplace for high-growth consumer brands. Aditya also brings experience in consumer-focused investment banking from Lazard Frères, where he worked in the firm’s Consumer & Retail M&A group in New York. Aditya graduated summa cum laude from Connecticut College with a B.A. in Economics & International Relations.