Our team understands tech & span industries & domains

Advisory Board

Dr. Ajai Garg

Director at Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

Alumnus of IIT Kanpur, Has authored more than 20 Research Papers and holds 2 Patents.
Expertise in IPR, e-governance, emerging technology trends & new digital paradigms

Girish Shivani

Co-founder of YourNest

26+ years of experience across domains like IT consulting, Telecom, Media, and Financial Services
Specializes in Early-Stage Venture Capital investing, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Analytics.

Dr. Mohan Kaul

Vice Chair and member of the board of Indo-UK Institute of Health

An influential and recognized policy adviser, business leader & a social entrepreneur
Served as Chairman of Global Investment Advisory Ltd & Executive Chairman of Commonwealth Investment Corporation

Sanjay Vidyarthi

Co-founder of Agritech Enablers Pvt Ltd, and Bharat to India Connect (B2Ic)

MD/CXO of 2 NASDAQ listed and an NYSE listed companies
34+ years of experience across IT, Telecommunications, Services & Social sector
Proficiency in market expansion, team building & leadership

Sameer Gupta

Director at Haldivita

30+ years of global experience in Managing Organizations, Business Development & Financial Operations.
Helping businesses grow by defining goals, developing financial model and devising growth strategy

Sanjeev Kakkar

An alumnus of IIT-D & BITS

Co-founder of RT Outsourcing Services -reverse logistics, hardware service, and IT waste management.
Sanjeev led the company into 4 rounds of VC funding and exits. Exited the company in 2011 and founded an incubator, Aegis

Tripti Singhal Somani

TEDxSpeaker ,CA, MSMEs Success Coach & Founder of a woman incubator “Womennovator”

Brings a decade plus career with PwC, GT & World Bank, ecosystem in Finance, Strategy, Governance, Market Validation & Fund Raising
Contributing as “Policy ChangeMaker” for Govt to support Women & MSME entrepreneurs

Yamini Bhushan Pandey

CEO of AIC Indian School of Business

Yamini is an IIT Mumbai alumnus and a Tech Startup Founder (Y Combinator Startup School Graduate)
Experienced in Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Worked closely with all the prominent Ecosystem Partners, Technology Incubators, Investment firms & Govt. entities

Board of Directors

Rajeev Seoni

Director & Co-Founder

B.Tech IIT-BHU, M.Tech IIT Kanpur, and an MBA.
24 years of experience in a CIO role, 12 years in EY India and earlier in Hughes Software, HCL Infosys, Delhi Stock Exchange.
Served in the Indian Navy for over 2 decades with significant contribution in Warship Design.

Mohit Arora

Director & Co-Founder

An Entrepreneur with experience in building scalable & profitable business models,
Was in core team of via.com & had a successful exit in 2010,
Ex Director & Board member of Zillious Solutions Pvt Ltd.

Leadership Team

Vikram Gupta

Co-Founder & CEO

BE NITK Suratkul,
PGD in International Business IIFT,
An entrepreneur turned angel investor,
Years of experience in implementing strategies & building synergies through business development

Mohit Arora

Co-Founder & CFO

An Entrepreneur with experience in building scalable & profitable business models,
Was in core team of via.com & had a successful exit in 2010,
Ex Director & Board member of Zillious Solutions Pvt Ltd.

Hemlata Varlani

CMO & Lead-Impact Investment

An alumni of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) & is a triple postgraduate, in the fields of Marketing, PR & Advertising

24 years of proven and blended experience with global brands, start-ups and social enterprises.

DFAN Team

Ashima Sehgal

Senior Business Analyst

Bachelor of Commerce (B,Com) & Masters in Economics from DAV College, Chandigarh.

3+ years of experience of working as an investment and research analyst

Saloni Rai Verma

Admin & HR

Bachelor of Arts from Gwalior, MP.

15+ years of experience of managing administrative work in various private companies and bank

Siddharth Jayagopal

Intern

Sneha Daniel

Intern

Anshul Agarwal

Intern

Raghav Kumar

Intern