Mentors List

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Krishnan Ganesh

Portea Medical

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries:

Brief Profile: Ganesh is a successful serial entrepreneur with four successful green field ventures and exits. His last venture, TutorVista was acquired by US and UK listed education leader Pearson for $ 213 MM. ... more

Vishal Gupta

Bessemer Venture Partners

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries:

Brief Profile: Vishal Gupta, is the Managing Director at Bessemer Venture Partners in Bangalore. Vishal joined BVP India in 2006 and focuses on investments in consumer internet, market places and enterprise SaaS. ... more

Pradeep Gupta

Cyber Media (India) Limited

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Media and Entertainment

Brief Profile: Pradeep Gupta is the Chairman of the CyberMedia Group, South Asia's first and largest specialty media house, with brands like Dataquest, PCQuest, Voice&Data, DARE, CIOL, Global Services, etc. CyberMed ... more

Arindam Mukhopadhyay

Gartner

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Big Data Cloud Infrastructure Dairy Data Analytics Food Internet of Things IT Logistics SaaS Software Technology

Brief Profile: Arindam (Arin) Mukhopadhyay leads the Gartner Consulting India centre and is responsible for its operations with other regions - NA, EMEA and Japan, and building the team in India. Arin has extensi ... more

Subhanker Nag Sarker

Independent Consultant

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: B2B Big Data CRM Digital Media E-Commerce Education Financial Inclusion FinTech Health & Welness Healthcare Internet of Things Logistics Media and Entertainment Medical Devices Online Business Portal Product Management

Brief Profile: Subhanker is an independent consultant in start-up space in India. He comes with over two decades of experience in Consumer Products, Consumer Services & Digital industry, with businesses like Oxig ... more

Kamal Kishore Das

Pentation Analytics

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Data Analytics Financial Inclusion FinTech Healthcare Technology

Brief Profile: Experienced professional in Analytics & Insurance Specialities : Business Analytics relevant to BFSI; Networked across stakeholders in Insurance industry; Systems knowledge in the domain of analyti ... more

Vinay Sharma

S. Chand Group

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Digital Media E-Commerce Education Health & Welness Marketing Services Technology

Brief Profile: Vinay is an accomplished business leader, and a digital evangelist with over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, new product launches, and P & L management across educati ... more

Devasis Gupta

Binary Fusion International Pvt Ltd

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Advertising B2B Communication CRM Digital Media Education F&B Financial Inclusion Marketing Media and Entertainment Services Social Media Transportation Travel and Tourism

Brief Profile: I have successfully launched two companies - one in the Consultancy field and the other in the Software and Education field. Have had over 43 years experience consulting with large and medium organisa ... more

Anand Rai

Freelance Consulting

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Advertising Agriculture Automobile B2B Dairy Data Analytics Education Financial Inclusion Manufacturing Marketing Services

Brief Profile: • Conceptualizing and formulating strategic business plan to set-up, steer and stabilize start-up operations with distinct business objectives. Equipped with thorough exposure in areas of Operations ... more

Ajay Sarate

CapAnalec Services Pvt. Ltd

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Crowdfunding E-Commerce Education Financial Inclusion FinTech

Brief Profile: Diverse & extensive experience over two decades in space of Venture Capital Investment Fund Management, Investment Banking, Mutual Fund Portfolio Management/Fund Management, Stressed Assets Restructur ... more

Rajiv Berlia

Edelweiss

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: E-Commerce FinTech Internet of Things Media and Entertainment

Brief Profile: Currently working in Edelweiss as Institutional Equity Researcher. Completed CFA L2 and will appear for CFA L3 in June 2016. Post graduated from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta with MBA degree ... more

Mahesh Joshi

IDFC Alternatives Limited

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Agriculture B2B Beauty Big Data Biotechnology Dairy Data Analytics E-Commerce Education FMCG Food Health & Welness Healthcare Hospitality Manufacturing Media and Entertainment Medical Devices Software Sports Telecom Industry Travel and Tourism

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Prashant Gupta

Grant Thornton India LLP

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Agriculture E-Commerce FinTech Healthcare Internet of Things Medical Devices Technology Telecom Industry

Brief Profile: Chartered Accountant with 17+ years’ multi sectoral experience (Commodities, Agriculture, Infrastructure, Life Sciences and Health Care (LSHC), Telecom & Public Sector, BFSI & Exchanges) across dive ... more

Vinod Kumar

SDRC INDIA ADVISORS

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Agriculture B2B Big Data Biotechnology Cloud Infrastructure CRM Customer Electronics Dairy Digital Media E-Commerce Education F&B FinTech FMCG Food Hospitality Internet of Things SaaS

Brief Profile: Hon. President India SME Forum, Startup & SME Ecosystem & Investment Specialist

Praveen Sinha

Pincap

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Agriculture FinTech Internet of Things IT Logistics Manufacturing Marketing Medical Devices Mobile Renewable Energy

Brief Profile: Praveen Sinha is currently the Managing Director of PinCap, an alternative lending platform focused on bridging the debt financing gap for SMEs. He is a serial entrepreneur with experience of leadin ... more

Bhavesh Manglani

Delhivery

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Data Analytics Design E-Commerce Hardware Internet of Things Logistics Mobile Product Management Technology Telecom Industry Transportation

Brief Profile: Bhavesh is co-founder at Delhivery. Delhivery, an e-commerce enabler helps merchants and brands create successful online businesses through e-Commerce technology and core logistics enabling the entire ... more

Udayraj Prabhu

Marico Limited

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Agriculture Beauty F&B FMCG Food Health & Welness Hospitality Logistics

Brief Profile: Rich experience in FMCG industry (supply-chain, Procurement & IT) supplemented by Consulting experience & Hospitality industry experience.

Arvind Sankaran

Im@ginarium Advisors

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: Big Data Data Analytics FinTech

Brief Profile: Arvind has global expertise in retail banking and wealth management, built over 25 years with focus on ASEAN markets. Key experiences include credit card and branch network startups; and transformatio ... more

Bikas Chandra Mandal

Institute of Engineering and Management

Type: Mentor

Preferred Industries: CRM Customer Electronics E-Commerce Education Energy Manufacturing Marketing Marketplace Mobile Online Business Portal Product Management Services

Brief Profile: After B.Tech. from IIT Bombay in Mechanical Engineering started my career as Commissioning Engineer in BHEL in 1981( 2 yrs 8 months). After PGDM ,IIM Calcutta (84-86, 21st batch) worked in consumer d ... more

Manish Singla

Client Associates

Type: Investor and Mentor

Preferred Industries: Financial Inclusion FinTech Healthcare Internet of Things Real Estate Renewable Energy

Brief Profile: Manish Singla, an alumnus of IIT Delhi & IIM Calcutta, is spearheading international practice of Client Associates. He is also leading NCR practice of CA. With a career spanning 14+ years, Manish has ... more