Our Team

Behind every flourishing organisation is a team of
hardworking and dedicated people. Here's ours...

Anil Chhikara
CHAIRMAN

Anil is a well-regarded startup mentor in the Indian startup ecosystem and a TEDx speaker. Anil was the anchor judge for Haywards 5000 Haunslay ki Udaan, India’s First Startup Reality TV Show and the official startup coach for The Vault Show, India’s answer to Shark Tank. Anil is admired for his outspoken no-nonsense views about the startups and the ecosystem.

Sam Baisla
CEO

Sam is a Serial Entrepreneur. He mentors, coaches and trains Entrepreneurs, Consultants and Trainers in growing their Personal Brands using Linkedin and other Social Media platforms. He is the Founder and CEO of Brand Samosa - an innovative Digital Marketing Agency & is also the Founder & CEO of NEXEL World.

Sourabh Goyal
HEAD - MENTORING & PROJECTS

His Vision is to create an ecosystem for skills that you need to create your dream life and support you in achieving your dream life. He provides sessions on Life Design and Goal Setting, Financial Education, Health and Fitness Education, How to build your own business

Bharat Gupta
Head - Tech communities & startup

Bharat Gupta will be looking after the Technology Communities and Startups. With his close to a decade experience in nurturing and building technology communities and startups across the country, Bharat will be working towards our mission to strengthen the technology mindset and skills in tier 2/3 cities of India.

Pia Singh
Head - Govt. Projects & Initiative

She launched a handmade soap start-up and started Road to Bharat campaign with ViaaSoul. Applying her diverse expertise to help startups and SMEs she also consult startups, help businesses scale-up and make enterprises lean, clean & sustainable. The industries she has worked with include Health, Fitness, Food, Non Profits, Manufacturing, AgriTech, EdTech, CleanTech, and MadTech.

Mayank Nagpal
Head of Design

Mayank is founder of PeopleWho.Build a startup who is helping people to build digital products like Mobile Apps, WebApps without code. At Startup India foundation he is leading design.