After discussing about the Delhi & NCR based growth stage startups and the startups that have crossed their Series B crunch, this time we bring to you the list of people & organisations that are building the startup ecosystem in the city of Delhi & NCR.
In this article we will be talking about active angels, mentors, accelerators, investment firms, incubators and other organisations that are boosting the startup ecosystem in Delhi & NCR
Deepinder worked as a management consultant with Bain and Company in New Delhi. It was at Bain that Deepinder conceived the idea of an online restaurant information service after seeing the demand for menu cards among his colleagues. He left Bain in 2008 and founded Zomato (then foodiebay) out of his apartment and has since overseen strategy and product development. Deepinder graduated with a Mathematics and Computing degree from IIT Delhi in 2005 and hails from Muktsar in Punjab. He has also made a seed round investment in startups including Grofers, SquadRun.
Kunal is the CEO and co-founder of online marketplace Snapdeal. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He is focused on innovation in consumer products/technologies/marketing services and in addition to entrepreneurial roles. Kunal has been seen actively investing in Indian startups, a few of his investments include Headout, UrbanClap, Routofy, Zinier, Bewakoof, Ola and Gigstart.
Rohit Bansal is an entrepreneur, co-founder and COO of Snapdeal. Rohit completed his bachelor’s degree in engineering from IIT New Delhi. He has made investments in companies like Headout, Urbanclap, Routofy, Zinier, Bewakoof.com and Gigstart.
Vijay is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Paytm and One97 Communications – one of India’s fastest growing mobile Internet companies. As an entrepreneur, he started his first company XS Corporations fresh out of college and sold it to New Jersey-based Lotus Interworks LLC in 1999. Prior to this, he worked as a CTO for Startec Global Systems, India. He has also worked with companies like India Today Group Online, Intersolutions India Pvt Ltd and RiverRun Software Group. Vijay has mentored a number of startups and has also invested in quite a few of them which include Sourceasy, ZAPR, GrexIt and Milaap.