Founder and CEO of Impact Guru, a leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs / nonprofits and social enterprises in India. Impact Guru was incubated at Harvard Innovation Lab Venture Initiation Program (USA) and PACT Social Enterprise Incubator (Singapore). Partnered with Fundnel, a leading private investment crowdfunding platform based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Indonesia to scale social enterprises and nonprofits in India and Southeast Asia.
Enriched perspectives having worked in the private sector, (BCG, J.P. Morgan, Ernst & Young), public sector (Government of India), and non-profit sector (Instiglio). Silicon Valley startup experience at SoFi, world's #1 fintech startup by funding. Tech venture / crowdfunding experience as Founder and CEO of Impact Guru
Strong investment banking, management consulting, emerging markets, multi-industry, tri-sector, startup and tech venture experience
6+ years of investment banking and management consulting experience focused on corporate finance, M&A, equity and debt capital markets activities and corporate strategy in telecom, media, technology, financial institutions, and the renewable energy space for clients in US, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia
Emerging markets experience includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, UAE, among others
Work and educational experience in New York, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Kolkata
07 Jun 2017
This session will discuss existing innovations in online social investment platforms, their implications to the development of the social investment sector as well as challenges and lessons learned.