Software professional, entrepreneur having built 2 software product companies & successfully exited them. Angel Investor with portfolio of close to 40 startup companies. Was featured in Forbes as most active angel investor in 2015 & by VC Circle & Inc42 in 2014. Closely associated with various engagement with CIO community in India. Loves working with passionate entrepreneurs to help create their business with scale. Member of CIO Angel Network, Indian Angel Network, Venture Nursery & B2B1K Ventures. Few invested companies names are Zippr, LogiNext, AdstringO, Instasafe, Box8, OyoRooms, Mech Mocha, Talview, Xsi Semiconductor, Consure Medical Device, Ecosense, Orangescape, Unbxd, Documendz, SeekSherpa.com, Assured Risk Cover, Allizhealth, Invenzone, CIO-choice.com, WoWMomo, Prettysecrets.com, LoudCell, Hotelsaroundyou.com, 47Lines, The Home Salon, Avaaz, Move.In, Vitas Pharma, GoCoOp, Klip.in, Vliv, Faballey, Adsparx, Wrig Nanosystems, Plick.It, AmigoBulls, Move.in, Paytunes, Mintified.
Top 3 pre-investment criteria:
- 1. Team which has energy to sustain with long term business cycles, skill quotient to reach their vision goals & finally integrity belief to build culture of trust with all stakeholders.
- 2. Total addressable market size which has to be large enough for investments.
- 3. Intellectual Property if technology company or what is the Unfair Advantage that startup has to be successful & create entry barrier for competition.
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