Uday Hegde

Uday Hegde is an ex banker with 16 years of senior management experience and now an investment banker for the last 15 years. Uday is also the founder director of boutique investment banking firm - Manhaday Consultants Private Limited, recognized as top 50 financial consultant firms in India. Manhaday is into growth strategy, fund raising (Debt & Equity), M&A, JV (Local & International), India Entry, etc. Uday Hegde has over the years advised clients from start-ups and large groups, with focus on SMEs, and MSMEs.

Guruswamy Ramasubramanian

General Partner of SiriusOne Capital Fund, an Alternative Investment Fund registered with SEBI is an active angel investor and a sought-after mentor for several entrepreneurs. He has 38 years of diverse experience in global software organizations, venture capital funds, audit firms and start-ups including a 10-year entrepreneurial stint. Charter Member of TiE, Chennai Chapter and Keiretsu Forum angel networks. Subbu comes with proven capability in organization building, business development, strategy and execution and has a comprehensive grasp of technology trends in the IT industry with ability to map technology and economic trends to business opportunities.

Chandni Jafri

Chandni Jafri, a versatile professional, is a Business Coach, Angel Investor, Advisor, Mentor, and theatre producer/actor. As the Founder of SLSV (www.soundnlight.in), she specializes in sustainability advisory, business coaching, fundraising, media, and research. With a unique distinction, she has scaled new-age startups/SMEs to global brands, generating exponential value. With over two decades of experience, Chandni served as the CEO of Mumbai Angels Network and played key roles in VCCircle Network, Moneycontrol, CNBC-TV18, Gettyimages India, and Madison World. Holding a Biochemistry degree and an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai, she is also the ED of Jafri Foundation, promoting underrepresented artists and art forms. Chandni excelled in Badminton professionally, becoming the UP State Women’s Doubles & Mixed Doubles Champion in 1991.