Think Global – International Markets for Indian Startups



ForStartups is an initiative of NSRCEL@IIMB

  Think Global – International Markets for Indian Startups

Saturday, April 01 ,2017@IIMB 

Srivadhini K Jha

Prof. Srivardhini Jha
 Assistant Professor, NSRCEL-IIMB
Professor Jha joined NSRCEL as a faculty member in 2015. Prior to joining IIMB, she worked as a researcher with the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics. She has an FPM in Corporate Strategy and Policy from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and BTech in Information Science and Engineering from Bangalore University. Prior to moving into academia, she has held several senior managerial positions at Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and Infosys.







Manas Nanda
Founder, Bubble Nut Wash
An alumnus of IIT and Oxford, Manas is  the founder of social start-up enterprise incubated at NSRCEL-IIMB, BubbleNut Wash that provides consumers with zero-chemical products made from wild soapnuts collected and processed by rural communities in India.







Raghavendra Mysore
India Representative, US Market Access Center (US.MAC)
Raghvendra is the US.MAC Principal contact for India. US.MAC is s a business accelerator and trade gateway into the United States for high-tech internationalcompanies. The USMAC specializes in US market entry for small to mid-sized, high-growth companies in the information and communications, clean technology, and the life sciences sectors planning to expand their marketing, sales and operations to the United States.







Leena Paul
Senior Investment Adviser at Department for International Trade
Leena is a ‎Senior Investment Adviser at Department for International Trade, British High Commission, India –  Department for International Trade is a British government department, supporting overseas businesses seeking to establish in the UK and helping UK companies grow internationally.






Denny Kurien
President and CEO, Keiretsu Forum Bangalore.
Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity investors, venture capital funds and corporate/institutional investors. It is a world-wide network of capital, resources and deal flow with 47 chapters on three continents and more than 2500 accredited investors as members. Keiretsu Forum members have invested in more than 1000 high-quality and diverse opportunities across sectors and geographies.




Rajan(Thiyagarajan M)
Fellow -in-Residence , Global M&A, iSPIRT
Rajan(Thiyagarajan M) leads product management for Quickbooks in India and led the Innovation practice at Intuit India earlier. Prior to working at Intuit he was an entrepreneur & CTO in two mobile startups. He is founding member and a Fellow at iSPIRT, a non profit think tank for the software product industry in India. Rajan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from IIIT -H.