Dr. Anand Govindaluri is the Founder & Chairman, Govin Holdings Pte. Ltd. a Singapore-based investment company that he started in 2014 with a focus on Digital Health, EduTech & Emerging Technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, etc. He has led more than sixty five investments with twenty successful exits including two Unicorn exits in Biotech & Pharma. He earlier served the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A-STAR) which is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Government of Singapore as the Senior Vice President & Head of the Investments and Spin-Off Management Division. He also served as President of Federation of Asian Biotech Associations; Advisory Board Member (Biomedical Sciences) of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology (SMART), Singapore, Kalam Centre (India) etc. He is a recipient of Asia-Pacific Innovative Education Leadership Award, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, National University of Singapore (NUS) Post-Graduate Research Scholarship, GATE Fellow & Department of Biotechnology (DBT)-Merit Scholarship. He is a Distinguished Alumni of Osmania University.
Mr. Rathnakar Samavedam is serving as the Investment Director & CEO, Hyderabad Angels (HA) which is India’s premier platform for connecting established angel investors and new generation entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas that invests in promising early stage companies globally. Prior to that, He worked with Spencer’s Retails Part of RPG Group, ICICI bank in SMEAG Lending division as Regional Head & Head of Corporate Finance with Prolifics. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession who did his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) from Symbiosis University, Pune and Executive Business Administration and Management from IIM Bangalore. He has a total of 18 years of experience in the field of Corporate Finance, Fund Raising, Risk Assessment, Audit and Taxation. He has also worked with startups helping them streamline finance and operation functions. He is also active in fundraising activities for startups.
Mr. Satyanarayana Vaddi is Managing Partner & CEO of FinAnomics Capital – an Investment Banking Boutique. Executive Entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record of working in the Financial Services Industry. Skilled in Private Equity Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory, Structured Finance & Debt Syndication. He has extensive experience in Managing large Teams & Partnering closely with Founders, Promoters & Family Offices and Helping Startups fine tune their Business Model and become Investor ready. Earlier he worked with large Banks & Financial Institutions like Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, Indiabulls Housing Finance, INGVysya Bank & ICICI Bank. He is also a strategic Advisor to Portfolio Company Executives and Team members to build a successful Organization. He have involved as an Advisory Board Member both with early stage startups and mid size companies to leverage my expertise and network to achieve their strategic objectives.
Mr. Raviteja Gupta is Founder of Guptaji Invests, an angel network of exclusive HNI’s, NRI’s of Gupta/Vishya community. He is a graduate from ISB Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, PGP Post Graduate Program in Brand management from MICA Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) from The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ) in collaboration with Technology Business Incubator, University of Hyderabad. He has previously worked for Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Paytm payments bank, Shiksha.com. Volunteered in Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA), Headstart, SLP Startup Leadership Program. He also has over a decade of experience with the startup ecosystem as an intern, employee, founder, investor, enabler, etc.