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Gaurav Shah

Investment Banking, DeConseil Pte. Ltd.
City: Mumbai


Consumer Services, Healthcare / Life Sciences, Venture Capital

Areas of speciality:

Business Model, Fund Raising, Innovation, Investments, IPR, Product Development, Strategy

Gaurav is the Group MD & CEO of DeGroup, a niche Start-up Lifecycle Management outfit headquartered in Singapore with offices in India and Malaysia as well. Having started his professional journey at an early age of 16, he brings in the necessary expertise, acumen and experience, that serves critical aspects of Start-up Management. Gaurav along-side the DeGroup also manages 2 Venture Capital Funds viz., IndiaSocial Fund (a Social VC Fund which makes Impact Investments) and a US$ 10 Million Entertainment & Media Fund. As part of the DeGroup and IndiaSocial Fund, Gaurav is on the BOD of more than 20 niche start-ups from radically different domains currently. He is also regularly invited to speak at various conferences globally. Gaurav currently is also engaged in advising a couple of International Governments on setting up an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in their countries. At the same time, Gaurav is currently on a pan-Asia lecture series to train the New and SME Entrepreneurs on "Business Modeling". Besides his professional commitments, Gaurav is a Mentor at MentorEdge by Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM - A; and National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). Gaurav has been widely covered by the Indian and SEA media and and also regularly writes on various subjects and issues revolving around start-ups.

Primary objective is to help Start-up companies become investment ready and raise funds. Further, assist them with the various aspects of start-up execution. We are currently working with a lot of start-up companies/projects and help them with an end to e

Time Commitment

40 Number of Hours per Month

Space Commitment

Seats over a Month Period

Investment Commitment

Lacs over a Month Period