Mentors


  • Rabi Gupta Rabi Gupta

    Bio: Founder www.idubba.com (a Morpheus startup), Startup Enthusiast, Web design learner, Beta web marketer, Blogger, Painter and Pre Squash Player @rgupta29/@idubba


  • Rajesh Razdan Rajesh Razdan

    Bio: Founder & Director, mCarbon Rajesh Razdan, Director, mCarbon founded the company three and a half years ago. Razdan has had stints in several telecom companies before he started the new venture. He has worked with Nokia, Bharti Telesoft, Roamware, and Ericsson Hewlett Packard. He started his career in KPN International Consulting. Razdan specializes in sales and product management, evangelizing products and innovative ideas, and consultative selling and value creation. Razdan completed his bachelors in engineering in electronics and communications from the University of Pune and MBA in marketing from XLRI Jamshedpur.


  • Alok Mittal Alok Mittal

    Bio: Managing Director, Canaan India With a broad range of hands-on experience founding, funding and supporting early-stage technology companies, Alok Mittal joined Canaan India in March 2006. Alok focuses on investments in digital media and mobile companies, as well as innovators in managed software services and other IT enabled businesses. He regularly speaks at prominent industry events such as TiE, NASSCOM, SiliconIndia, VC Circle, Microsoft BizSpark, Adtech and more. Prior to joining the venture industry, Alok co-founded JobsAhead.com, a leading web-based recruitment business, which was acquired by Monster.com, the global leader in online recruitment. He also brings strong Telecom experience to Canaan having worked for Hughes Software Systems prior to that. Alok is a co-founder of Indian Angel Network, on the board of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) in Delhi and an advisor to Adtech India. During the course of his association with Canaan India, he has advised Canaan Partners in their investment in Bharat Matrimony, Equitas, iYogi, Cellcast, UnitedLex and MotorExchange. Alok earned a BE in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a MS in computer science from UC Berkeley.


  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma Vijay Shekhar Sharma

    Bio: Chairman and Managing Director, One97 He is the founder and promoter of One97 and has been on the board since our incorporation. He is currently responsible for the strategy and direction and leads the company in all areas relating to business expansion as well as product road map. Vijay has more than 10 years of experience in the telecom and new media industries, having founded his first venture XS Corps while he was at college, which he sold to Lotus Interworks LLC, New Jersey in 1999. Vijay founded One97 in 2000. Prior to this, he played key roles in a number of organisations such as Riverrun Software Services Group Limited, Inter Solutions Software Private Limited, Startec Global Communications Limited, focusing on the design and development of various products and applications for the technology, media and telecom industries. He holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. Rajiv Madhok, aged 37 years, is a non-executive, non-independent Director of the company. He has been associated with One97 since October 2007. more Vibhor Mehra, aged 35 years, is a non-executive, non-independent Director of the company. He has been associated with One97 since March 2007. more Deep Kalra, aged 41 years, is a non-executive, Independent Director of the company. He has been associated with One97 since January 2010. more Kunal Bajaj, Kunal Bajaj, aged 33 years, is a non-executive, Independent Director of the company. He has been associated with One97 since April 2010. more P.N. Vijay, aged 59 years, is a non-executive, Independent Director of the company. He has been associated with One97 since May 2010. more Rajesh Ghonasgi, aged 48 years, is an Independent Director of the company. Ghonasgi has been associated with One97 since May 2010. more


  • Aakrit Vaish Aakrit Vaish

    Bio: Director, Business Operations Flurry, Inc. - Managing Director of Flurry - India, overseeing all of the company\\\'s activities in the region - Prior to starting the India office in 2011, was based out of SF headquarters, employee # 20 - Manage day to day worldwide business operations of the advertising network - Primary responsibility is maximizing overall top line revenue


  • Amit Grover Amit Grover

    Bio: Amit Grover, Founder of Nurture Talent Academy is an IIT and IIM alumnus with a passion for entrepreneurship. He has worked with Infosys, Asian Paints and Onida in the past. Nurture Talent Academy is India\'s 1st Institute for training entrepreneurs. Started in January, 2010 with the objective of training students, professionals and startups, it has conducted 122 workshops across 37 cities attended by 4300 participants. It covers the basics on subjects like business plan, marketing, finance, and HR during the programs. The objective is to enable 1000 ventures to start in next 3-5 years, which will generate 20000 jobs for the country.


  • Sanjay Gupta Sanjay Gupta

    Bio: Sanjay is an Early stage Investor in the areas of Mobile and Wireless, Internet, Media and Green technologies. He has been actively engaging with entrepreneurs through mentoring and angel investing. His areas of specialization include fund raising, turnaround, early monetization and profits. He has been the founder of mobiSolv, a profitable mobile advertising organization since 2006. In his corporate career spanning over a decade, he was associated with the best of organizations like SAS Institute, IBM and Fidelity at senior levels.