One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs across India face is getting access to capital to scale their businesses and grow their markets. And as always, we bring to you the best of investors to answer all your questions during TechSparks.
Sequoia Capital, our partner for TechSparks since last three years, has immensely contributed to the growth of startup ecosystem in India, and we are really proud to partner with them this year as well! Each year Sequoia sends their best experts to meet with our startups and entrepreneurs.
At Mumbai, we have Shailesh Lakhani as a panelist. Shailesh is a Principal with Sequoia Capital India. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital India, Shailesh worked at Redknee’s India subsidiary as the Managing Director and previously was Head of the Global Professional Services Group and held Product Management leadership roles. Previously, he consulted for Microsoft India and Tata Sons. He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BASC in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Shailesh’s portfolio at Sequoia includes Bright Lifecare, Capillary, Druva, Freecultr,Goldsquare, Ideacts Innovations, JustDial,Pine Labs, Prizm, Quick Heal,Sourcebits, and What’s On India. We are sure with a marquee set of investments and experience of hand-holding these companies to scale, Shailesh has a lot of inputs and insights to share with all of us at TechSparks Mumbai.
So, all the entrepreneurs looking to raise money, here is a chance to get sincere advice on fund-raising from Shailesh Lakhani of Sequoia Capital India!
When: Saturday, 8th June 2013 , 2p.m.onwards
Where: IIT Bombay
We thank our sponsors Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Sequoia Capital, CNBC TV18, GoDaddy and VeriSign for supporting us!