Salma is a person that you can only describe as a DOER. She is a execution centric individual who has over 3 decades of business experience. Salma started her career at her father’s R&D enterprise but quickly developed to take on the development of the international business for the company. She worked extensively at the time on intellectual property development as well as the cross-border sale of these properties.
After this stint she moved on to the world of consulting working across sectors and verticals, creating value for her clients while taking on work of turn-key nature. Being a execution centric individual she has always been focused on getting things done for her company as well as those of her clients.
She has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and met with ten times as many. She is a person who would assist founders from the perspective of execution, pushing to get things done and deliver value to the company.
Vivek started his career 15 years ago as a retail consultant. His work thereafter has given him an opportunity to work across several industries and verticals. His inherent strength lies in being able to dissect business models and strategise the way forward. After co-founding Startups Club he has worked with over 1000 entrepreneurs over the past 8 years, has raised money for his own ventures and has also been a part an investment committee of a fund.
He is also well versed with product development life cycles and guides entrepreneurs with their product development. While he does little coding, he understand the dynamics of running a team of developers and the challenges that it can pose having done that over the past 4 years.
He is a person you would like to turn to if you want to project the way forward from your starting point and debate various ways of doing things within your business.
Mr. Adil Ghani is a Post Graduate in Marketing and Sales Management with work experience of over 30 years in Marketing & Sales. Presently, the Founder & Managing Director of Wedoeconsult Pvt. Ltd.(Digital Marketing Solution providers) and Proprietor of Rainbow Hospitality (Travel Portal).
In his earlier assignments as an employee, he has held positions from Marketing Trainee to Vice-President and has worked for prestigious companies like Oracle University, SQL Star International, Aptech, The Times of India, Indian Express etc. Mr. Ghani has also travelled worldwide and served in the international markets of Singapore, the UAE and the Sultanate of OMAN.
Mr. Ghani is a Certified Business Mentor and has been Mentoring Founders of Startups in India with GINSERV and Startups Club. He has a pleasant and positive personality that combines well with his vast and varied work experience that helps Individuals and teams in achieving their goals smoothly. His businesses have excellence awards in the past and was featured in the Silicon India Magazine.
M. D. WeDoEconsult
Business Mentoring & Digital Marketing
With deep experience in using the internet and modern technology to build global businesses, I have built startup companies from scratch in sectors like wearable tech, software development and digital marketing.
I come with a holistic approach to culture building and scaling an organization, grounded in Ken Wilber’s Integral Theory and a reverence for effective marketing. In spare time, I mentor early-stage entrepreneurs in the fields of digital marketing, business development and technological awareness.
This is Aishwarya, chartered Accountant cum company secretary. I’m an all indian ranker in CA & CS. I’m into practice for the past two years. In these years my main focus has been to be as a guide to startups in handling their compliances, advising them on their financials and doing a SWOT analysis from finance perspective. I act as a support for top management during their time of raising funds wherein all the legal work will be handled smoothly and also help in managing their taxes. Following are the other services handled by me:
1. Company incorporations
2. Income tax filings
3. Gst management
4. Internal audits
5. Company audits
6. Tax audits
7. Due diligence
8. Roc works
10. Handle Various other legal compliances
Co-Founder and CEO, Kolapasi
Adithya Raju initially struck the chord with his partner to start “KOLAPASI TAKEAWAY” a 7 year old chain of retail food outlets delivering south Indian home cuisine food. From then to now where he finds himself in 6 different brands in the F&B space and believes in a very structured approach of working, setting standards, systems and processes in place.
Adithya has 15 years of experience in IT Management, Finance & Operations. He is now known for his Start-up & business consulting in the areas of sustainability, financial planning, business modelling, crisis management, scalability, operations management and brand promotion.
Coming from an agriculture background, he ensured to not let go his family strengths by supporting farmers, producing and distributing Organic products and creating a self-sustainable livelihood for agriculturists in the ecosystem. Have been keen in bringing back farmers to agriculture, ensuring the ancestral knowledge of farming is cascaded to the upcoming generations, bringing awareness on the importance of Agriculture.
Dr. Lipika Sahoo, Founder & CEO of Lifeintelect Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., having 20 years of experience in academia and industry in the areas of technology, innovation & intellectual property. She holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Science (IISc). She holds triple masters; MSc from Sambalpur University, Odisha; PGDIPR from National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore; PGCBM from Xavier Institute of management (XIMB), Bhubaneswar, and advanced Certifications from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). She is also an alumna of IIM, Bangalore and a registered Indian Patent & Trademark Agent.
Her specialties include research, technology development, Intellectual property rights, product development, strategic management, system efficiency, mentoring and consultancy, entrepreneurship and technology consulting.
Assistant Professor, RIMS
Prof. Prasad Linganna has a total of 31 years of work experience, which includes 24 years in the industry and 7 years in academics at Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (RIMS).
Prof. Linganna holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Electrical Engineering) from Bangalore University and a MBA degree from ICFAI University, Tripura. Prof. Linganna is currently pursuing his PhD in Management at the University of Mysore and his research interests include Start-ups and Leadership. He is a Certified Blockchain Expert and a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. Prof Linganna is also on the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce’s Expert Committee on ICT and Industry-Institute Interface (3i).
During his long stint of 24 years in the Industry, Prof. Linganna has worked in a multitude of industry segments such as Computer Hardware, Computer Networking and Set Top Boxes.
Over the years, he has acquired valuable experience in the areas of Sales and Marketing, Operations, General Management and Consulting.
Prior to joining RIMS, Prof. Linganna has worked at reputed Indian and Multinational Companies and has held responsible positions such as Sales Director for Altech UEC (a South Africa based manufacturer of Set Top Boxes), Country Head (India) for Panduit Int’l Corp (a US based manufacturer of Wiring & Communication products), Regional Head (South India) for Datacraft (a Singapore based Networking Systems Integrator), Sales Manager at Microland, Tata Elxsi Ltd, and Digital Equipment India Ltd.
CA Ranganayaki Rangachari (Rama)
Partner – Ritu Ranganayaki & Co., Chartered Accountants
A commerce graduate from the University of Madras -1996
>Cost & Management Accountant from ICAI – 1996
Company Secretary from ICSI – 1999
Chartered Accountant from ICAI -2002
A Finance Professional having vast and varied experience of more than 17 years of experience working in India and China in Retail, Offshore survey, shipping , PE and media Industry.”
My name is Maroof Attar from 101logix (www.101logix.com) based out of Mumbai.
An IT professional with 29 years of industry experience
An IT TECHNOLOGY certified Mentor with Startup club
A serial entrepreneur since 1995 with successful run-ins and sold some of them to corporates
A treasure trove of experience, best practices, industry knowledge
A never say die attitude, Self motivated and boy scout nature…
Here to motivate, partner, collaborate and nurture the next gen and millennials
Currently working on a scientific research based matrimonial portal (www.matchyourheart.com)
Sanjana Shrivastava has completed her BBA LLB degree from Symbiosis Law School, Pune and her LLM from National Law University, Jodhpur. She is also pursuing her CS degree.
She has approximately 6 years of experience in corporate commercial law and has worked actively with start ups with respect to their legal requirements. Her practice areas include general corporate and commercial law, employment law, intellectual property, technology law etc. She has also represented and assisted start-ups with legal documentation surrounding fund raising such as legal due diligence, term sheets, shareholder agreements etc. as well as general legal documentation and general legal advisory required for entities.
She has been associated with prestigious firms in the past such as Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, HSB Partners and has also headed legal for the Dr. Agarwal eye care group. Presently, she is a senior lawyer with Samvad Partners, a pan India multi service law firm and she is a part of the corporate commercial practice therein