Destination India 2012
Entrepreneur Investor Meet for the most promising startups
July 26th 2012
9:00am to 5:00pm
Presentations Panels: 9:00am to 12:30pm
Lunch with Invesors: 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Startup Pitches: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sofitel Mumbai, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, India
Srinivas Baratam, Managing Partner Milestone Religare Investment Advisors
Srinivas is currently a Managing Partner at Milestone Religare Investment Advisors. He was formerly a Director with UTI Ventures and with ILFS Ivestment Managers.
As joint Managing Partner, Srinivas has more than 12 years of Indian PE VC experience and has seen full investment cycles including fund raising portfolio company management. In his previous organization he focused on setting up a growth capital fund in India and establishing mid-market sell side business. Srinivas has being involved in various capacities with several deals funds, across a broad range of sectors including financial services, telecom, healthcare, IT, media, petrochemicals, construction etc. His earlier experiences include significant stints at Lazard India as Managing Director, UTI Ventures ILFS Investment Managers. He is an MBA by qualification
Sanjay Nath, Managing Partner Blume Ventures
Sanjay has over 15 years of entrepreneurial, consulting and operations experience. He spent 7 years between PwC Consulting and IBM Global Services Silicon Valley offices, working closely with HP/ Compaq, Sun Microsystems, Intel and ATT. Before He co founded and ran a Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) company. Sanjay has been a member of the Mumbai Angels since 2006. He has made 8 investments across mobile, online travel, software, healthcare. Sanjay was an early investor in InMobi (formerly mKhoj), one of Indias best known angel-funded success stories.
In the US, Sanjay was a Principal with IBM Global Services and earlier a Consultant with PwC in a similar role. Sanjay supported the initial growth of Kanbay which had a successful IPO on the Nasdaq in 04, and was then acquired by Cap Gemini Ernst Young for $1.25 billion in 2006. Sanjay brings a strong global network of investors, entrepreneurs and professionals across the US, South East Asia and India. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and is active in associations including TiE (where he is a Charter Member), Mumbai Angels, and The Churchill Club. Sanjay is an engineer from BITS, Pilani and holds an MBA from UCLAs Anderson School of Graduate Management.
Deepak Gupta, Investment Director Intel Capital
Deepak has been associated with Intel Capital as an Investment Director since 2010. Armed with multi-country exposure across multiple organisations, he has a full-time professional experience of over 15 years in private equity/venture capital, treasury, and controllership. During his journey with Intel Capital, Deepak was/is responsible for many successful investments including Sasken, Tejas Networks, Future Software, Elind, Enmail, Consign technologies, Career Launcher, Omnesys, Dealsandyou, Fashionanyou, Telibrahma.
Prior to this, Deepak was the Revenue Strategic Controller for Intel Asia-Pacific where he supported the revenue management for the Asia Region. He has been credited with spearheading many successful investments inclusive of Sasken, Tejas Networks, Future Software, Elind, Enmail, Consign technologies, Career Launcher, Omnesys, Dealsandyou, Fashionanyou, Telibrahma, among others during his journey with Intel. He is also an invitee on the Board of Tejas Networks, Telibrahma, Omnesys.
Deepak holds a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai and an MBA and MS (Finance) from the University of Maryland.
Anand Jhaveri, CEO Founder Rave Technologies, and Angel investor Mumbai Angels
Anand is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Rave Technologies. Since Raves inception in 1987, Anand has guided Rave from a small company to a medium sized organization providing software solutions with offices across Europe, USA and India. Anand started his career in designing controller chips with Advanced Micro Devices in Silicon Valley as a Senior Systems Engineer. After two years at AMD, he joined a start-up company, Clarity Systems, Inc., as an Applications Engineer developing CAD tools for VLSI semiconductor devices. Upon Anands return from the US, he founded Rave Technologies. Anand holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, graduating with distinction.
Sasha Mirchandani, Managing Partner Kae Capital
Sasha Mirchandani is the founder and a part of the investment team at Kae Capital. He is also the Co-founder of Mumbai Angels and previously was with Blue Run Ventures as Managing Director for the India operations. The Kae Capital investment team consists of professionals that bring a combination of experience from the venture capital, consulting and operational roles which put together gives an optimum bandwidth to analyse potential investment opportunities and help grow the investee companies. We have a well-regarded board of advisers who are at the forefront of their respective industries and bring in several years of invaluable experience and industry connections. Our investment team works closely with the advisory board members in a disciplined and organized manner to achieve the best practices for investing.
Raj Chinai, Princicpal Indo US Ventures
Raj Chinai has co-founded and launched Harvard Business School Angels of India (HBSAI), an angel investing organization, in collaboration with Harvard University.
The network will support Harvard’s mission to “educate leaders who make a difference in the world,” and it will focus on technology and technology-enabled startups by investing $250,000 (U.S.) to $500,000 in each business.
Raj completed his master’s degree from Harvard in 2004 . Mr. Chinai, who was earlier working with SVB India Capital Partners, is a principal at the early stage venture capital firm IndoUS Venture Partners.
Startups we are looking for:
New age businesses
Proof of Concept
Traction from target customers
Strong Founder team
Addressing demand in high growth sectors
Smart Money Genius Ideas
Pre-selected founders will make 15 minute presentations to VCs/ angel investors and on the spot feedback provided. Please email your pitches to email@example.com
. Selected founders will be invited to a day of pitching and networking with investors at Sofitel, Mumbai India.