YourStory’s TechSparks Special - Ask Your Question: Do you have questions for Prashant Choksey, cofounder, Mumbai Angels?

Thursday August 12, 2010,

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Prashant Choksey will answer your queries on August 13 at Microsoft Canaan TechSparks, the YourStory eventMicrosoft Canaan TechSparks 2010, the flagship event in partnership with CNBC-TV18 Young Turks, is featuring a panel discussion on Product Technology: Investment, Opportunities and Challenges. Eminent people from the investor space, technology space, and of course the bloodline of businesses -- the media -- form our esteemed panel. Charles Assisi, Executive Editor, Forbes India; Alok Mittal, MD, Canaan Partners; Shailendra Singh, MD, Sequoia Capital; Girish Joshi, Head, Microsoft Bizspark; Ravindran Govindan, Executive Chairman, Mercatus Capital, Singapore; C V Prakash, Founder and CEO, Gradatim IT Ventures; Prashant Choksey, cofounder, Mumbai Angels; Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, Druva; and Shereen Bhan, executive editor, CNBC-TV18 are part of this panel.

To set the tone for the discussion in the lead up to the event, YourStory came up with the idea of Ask Your Question, specifically aimed at people who will not be able to make it to the event.

Today, we have immense pleasure in introducing Prashant Choksey, cofounder, Mumbai Angels, to you.

Prashant Choksey is the Executive Director at the Choksey group of companies which has interests in Real estate, Construction, Entertainment, Venture Capital and Manufacturing. He is the Chief Executive of Choksey Constructions, a real estate development company with a focus on mass housing. The company is currently working on a number of pilot projects on mass housing along with leading global and domestic Financial Institutions and Consulting Firms to explore innovative developmental solutions, Design , Technology and business models.


Prashant Choksey is the Vice-Chairman of Colortek which is a liquid colorants company catering to plastic industry. He is also an Executive Director at Choksey Chemicals – a leading manufacturer of construction chemicals in India and Hindustan Mineral Products Company which is engaged in processing and marketing of natural minerals.Prashant has and invested in a number of start-ups in the area of technology, Internet, media and entertainment since mid-1990's. He is a Co-founder of the Mumbai Angels which funds and advises seed stage startups. He is the Co-founder of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO), India Chapter. EO is a global community of business owners who run companies that exceed $1M (US) in revenue.Prashant holds engineering in Applied Mechanics from University of California. He has also completed executive management programmes from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India and Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

If you have any questions for Prashant Choksey, please submit them along with your name (mandatory) and email (mandatory) in the comments column. Questions without proper attribution (name and email address) will be rejected. Selected questions will be asked during the panel discussion and a summary of questions and answers will be featured on YourStory after the event.

About Ask Your Question: A YourStory Initiative

We know only a limited number of people can make it to Microsoft Canaan TechSparks 2010. For those of you unable to make it directly to the event, Ask Your Question is our initiative to involve you in the conversation at TechSparks. So if you have a question pertaining to product technology and investment, please feel free to submit them to the relevant people we feature everyday leading to the event. The selected questions will be asked at the Microsoft Canaan TechSparks 2010 during the panel discussion on August 13, 2010.

Register here if you are going to be in Bangalore on August 13.

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