Board Member, Healthy Minds Innovations
Neal Rajdev has approximately 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and strategic finance professional, building out early stage operations for growth start-ups, leading finance organizations, raising equity and debt capital, and writing business plans for new businesses.
Most recently Neal was at Indigo Agriculture, the world’s first ag-tech unicorn, where he started and ran the Corporate Development Organization which was instrumental in building out and scaling new businesses and organizational capabilities such as Indigo Marketplace, Indigo Research Partners, and Indigo Transport. In addition, Neal has led all of Indigo’s fundraising activities since 2015, resulting in Indigo raising over $1.2B in equity and debt capital. Neal was Indigo’s 15th employee.
Previously, Neal was a Vice President in Citi’s Global Healthcare Investment Banking practice, and helped start up the West Coast practice with two other bankers, raising over $4bn in equity and debt capital for global biotechnology clients. His experiences as a consulting engagement manager at Optiant, a Boston-based Battery Ventures backed supply chain software start up, resulted in over $200mm in working capital savings for F500 healthcare and consumer clients by using multi-echelon inventory optimization and supply chain network design software technology developed at M.I.T. At DaVita Healthcare Partners’ Neal led the Strategic Finance function for DaVita Rx, a specialty pharmacy operation with over $500mm in revenues, where he was responsible for implementing their 5 year long range financial planning process.
- M.B.A, Finance and Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University David Tepper School of Business (Swartz Fellow)
- B.S.E., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.