Archana is Venture Partner at Unicorn India Ventures. She heads Unicorn’s Bangalore operations and engages with portfolio entrepreneurs for performance monitoring, capital raising, and strategic decision making.
Archana has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, where she has worked in leadership roles in various consulting companies and banks. She was very instrumental in defining equity based lending products for Wells Fargo.
After her corporate stint, Archana started Bootcamp Fitness Studio (Bangalore based chain of gyms) which ran successfully for a couple of years before taking an exit. Archana became an active angel investor afterward and had invested in various sectors.
She is a Chemical Engineering graduate from IIT Kanpur.
Founder/Co Founder, Dexter Capital/InstaOffice
Devendra founded Dexter Capital in early 2013 with a mission to help entrepreneurs scale up smoothly by simplifying investor search, term sheet negotiation and the overall fund raise process. Before Dexter, he served as the CFO of Resonance, a leading education company and led the whole process to raise private equity funding of Rs 100 Cr from a choice of marquee investor groups. He has also worked with a private equity firm, Olympus Capital as an investment professional.
He also co-founded InstaOffice in late 2015, a leading chain of business centres and co-working spaces.
He is a 2005 batch graduate from IIT Bombay and has cleared all three levels of CFA from CFA Institute, USA, AIMR
A software industry entrepreneur and professional with 15 years of experience in overall management of a successfully running information technology startups in virtual reality and virtual currency/commodity.
Amith B. Nirgunarthy
Amith's demonstrated history of working in the internet industry coupled with strong entrepreneurship & analytical skills have helped him advise, start and exit bitcoin & crypto companies since 2013. Amith was first introduced to Bitcoin and its technology eco-system in India and continues to leverage his network connecting South Asia to Russia, China and North America.
Derivatives Market Analyst
He has a previous experience of about 14 years in the Capital Markets and has worked with some of Indias premiere broking firms (Kotak Securities, Religare) largely in the capacity of a quantitative analyst.
As a part of his assignment at Kotak Securities, he wrote the daily derivatives research report of Kotak Securities (2006-7), a few articles on DNA money and structured modules for directional Algorithm based trading systems.
In his other assignments, he has worked on structuring investment products based on a combination of a quantitative and technical analysis.
He has used technical derivatives and statistical models extensively and worked on models using Macroeconomic indicators and has also conducted many training programs on technical analysis/Derivative Analysis for stock markets.
Sourav Sachin is a motivated, knowledgeable and a pragmatic leader with strong educational
background. His 17 years of experience encompasses diverse domains including Media, Telecom,
Social, Mobile, eCommerce, Marketplace, Omni Channel, Loyalty, Retail, Fintech, Edtech, Hospitality
and GIS where he managed engineering, quality, product and operations teams. Customer obsession is
an intrinsic part of his DNA. His team building and mentoring abilities have led Sourav to lay sustainable
foundation for businesses in today’s demanding times and web scale.
Sourav moved from CTO to CEO position at WoNoBo, last year, and has taken additional responsibility of
business, finance and operations. He continues to spearhead his earlier responsibilities of team building,
fundraising and platform refresh. His crucial participation boot-strapped Quikr relationship on a sound
foundation on both investment and business-partnership fronts. Under his leadership, WoNoBo is
achieving operational efficiency through adoption of technology, agile methodology and process
automation. He co-founded an IPTV and Video analytics startup and ran it for a decade with many firsts
in the industry. Later he joined webaroo and built SMS apps and mobile app for social chat. Sourav was
Director of Engineering for Flipkart which is the biggest eCommerce company in India valued at around
He bootstrapped Flipkart’s Marketplace which drives significant share of the revenue and is
a testament to his technology proficiency, leadership and execution skills. Apart from several other
formative initiatives, he also drove the Flipkart’s catalog charter, co-managing operations organization.
Before joining WoNoBo, Sourav was Head of Technology for Landmark group, Dubai, which is the
biggest retailer with 6B USD in annual turnover. He laid the mobile strategy, created Omnichannel vision
and set up an ODC in Bangalore to realize the vision.