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Founding advisor for budding Social and Tech entrepreneurs on scale-up, incubators, accelerators, and VC’s in value investing. A novice Farmer, practicing and learning sustainable farming.
Over two decades of experience in funding, investing, incubating, and starting small industry. He is among the first to raise venture capital funds for the Indian IT industry back in 1992, as part of Creditcapital Venture Fund (India) Ltd. (CVF) in Delhi & Bangalore.
Previously, Visiting Professor, IIMA – VC and Private Equity courses. IIM Indore – Entrepreneurship. A regular contributor to industry magazines like Dataquest, a leading computer fortnightly from CyberMedia Ltd. and Hindu Business Line, a business newspaper from the house of The Hindu. Conducted various seminars on Venture Capital for banks, financial institutions and in Business Schools/Universities. Retired as Vice President of Polaris Software Lab handling M&A’s, divestitures, incubations as well as internal process monitoring for 6 years.
He was a part of start-up VC Fund, the Sterling Technology & Venture Corporation (STVC) and incubated a technology company, as CEO, a Joint Venture of Polaris and the TeNet Group of IIT Madras.