Founder VC, 100x.VC
Shashank is Founder VC at 100X.VC – India’s first venture fund to invest in early-stage startups using iSAFE – India SAFE Notes. The fund will be investing in 100 startups every year and have invested in 20 since its inception in July 2019.
Additionally, he is a Member of the Executive Committee at People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PIOCCI) – an organization that works with reputed Indian diaspora entrepreneurs, investors, PIOs and associations across the globe. He is also an Angel Investor and Advisor with a keen interest in B2B emerging technology startups.
Previously, he was the founding member and Vice President of VCCEdge, the data platform by VCCircle. He led revenue, product development and growth initiatives for close to seven years at VCCEdge. VCCircle was acquired by News Corporation in 2015 where he served as business head for the division until 2016. He has also worked with NIIT Ltd. and Zensar Technologies Ltd.
Shashank holds an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Engineering from Nagpur University, and an MBA from International Management. Specialities: Scaling up Startups, Accelerators, Angel & Seed Investment, Venture Capital, Global Open Innovation, M&A, Cross-Border Transactions & Entrepreneurship.