CONNECT WITH OUR MENTORS
By The Startups love their Mentors from various Eco-partners. They work directly with Startup teams, providing them with invaluable ideas, critical thinking and quality education, and then connecting them to funding sources, investors and training programs. In short, these Mentors of our Eco-partners are the secret weapons of all successful Startups.And we love sharing about these Mentors who contribute immensely towards the accelerated growth of Startups and SME teams.
Associate: Startups Club
Salma Moosa has a wealth of business experience spanning over 20 years. She used to run a research and development business — during which time she worked on many international partnership and intellectual property related activities. She started Prudence 8 years back and has been engaged with Startups ever since. Her strength lies in getting things done. She focusses on execution and works extensively with Startups in this area. Her other interest lies in the area of Social Media Marketing.
Associate: Startups Club
Vivek Srinivasan has over 10 years of consulting experience. He is an engineer who pursued masters in management at Ohio University. He co-founded Prudence Advisors with Salma and has been engaging with Startups with a focus on strategy and finance. He is extremely interested in technology and the evolution of technology and has been working with startups in the mobile and technology space.
Mr.Bhavesh J Kothari
Co-Founder & Chief Mentor at ‘The Mentorpreneurs’. He is also the CEO – BK Global Media Group, Head – Partnerships & Alliances – Conference Asia and Head – Mumbai Bureau – SME WORLD Magazine. Having an under graduate degree with majors in Chemistry, with a Post Graduate Degree in Event Management, Diploma in International Trade and an MBA in International Business, he has more than a decade & a half years of rich & diverse experience at the middle and senior management positions across a range of industry verticals. He actively mentors Startups in various areas of their business as strategy, business management, funding, etc. He is regularly invited as a speaker at forums / seminars on Entrepreneurship & SME’s across the country. He has authored more than 100 articles for various magazines on a varied topics ranging from “Succession Planning”, “Entrepreneurship Journey”, just to name a few.
Ms. Shraddha Patil
Co-Founder & Chief Mentor at ‘TheMentorpreneurs’. She is also the Founder & CEO of ‘The Success Route Consultancy Services’. Having an MBA degree, she has more than 10 years of experience in various business life cycle functions like Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Training and Business Consultancy. Realizing the importance and growth of social media marketing and content development, she has diversified her firm “The Success Route” towards content writing, content marketing and social media marketing, much earlier than social media marketing gained prominence. She has hands on experience in training, learning and development and has successfully conducted many seminars and workshops. She is actively involved in mentoring some of the start-ups & mid-sized organizations helping them strategize their growth plans to expand their business. Shraddha has to her credit “Saturday Biz” – a weekly series in Learning and Development Forum, Articles like – 3 I’s – Identify, Interact and Invest, Re-Think to E-Think & Data Collectors to Data Scientists, to name a few.
Dr. AR Ramesh Nambiar (Hon. )PhD
The creator & developer of the SHINE Professional Speaker Program(PSP), Dr. Abdul Rahman Ramesh Nambiar is an International Professional Speaker, Trainer of International Professional Speakers and International Professional Trainers, developer of ‘Socially Conscious Entrepreneurs & Global Leaders’, Author, Confidential Coach, Human Capital Development Specialist, and Business & Personal Performance Specialist. ARR has more than 25 years of experience in the international professional speaking & training industry. With extensive research and wide-ranging personal global experiences, including his work with world-class MNCs, Fortune 50 companies and high-net worth individuals, he gained a wealth of knowledge in many Industries globally. ARR’s talent was soon recognized in the global platform and he was the first Singaporean and Asian to be inducted to the US Speakers’ Platform in the mid-90s. ARR has supported individuals globally, to create financially successful careers, businesses and lives that are focused in adding value to mankind. He is dedicated to providing world-class programs to aspiring learners. His team of professional instructors, trainers and speakers are handpicked to ensure high standards, consistency & quality delivery in their training performances, at all times.
Simon Lim Geok Boon
Associate: SHINE-ADA (Singapore)
Simon Lim Geok Boon is the Co-founder, Business Strategist & CFO of SHINE-ADA. He started travelling to China in the 1980s. With 30 years of experience in Education, Wholesale/Retail Business, Sports industry, etc., he has dedicated himself in helping companies to restructure, design business and design financial road map and prepare for IPO. He has been working with a pool of Investors from China, Singapore and Malaysia for past decades, focused in creating companies that can grow exponentially through capital mechanism. Mentored by and working with many global teachers from China, Taiwan & Malaysia, etc., he is the Co-Creator of Dynamics of Capital Program that gets business management teams and founders of companies to understand the power of capital mechanism that accelerates their business journey. Other than a mentor for many businesses, he is a shareholder & partner in many businesses including Chairman – Learn & Share Holdings Private Limited, Director – The New Blue Ocean Holdings Pte Ltd and Founder – Action Sports Pte Ltd. He has been Singapore Alumni Member of Miracles of Capital Network & CEO Club since 2013.
Associate: SHINE-ADA (Singapore)
Effectively multi lingual in Chinese (Mandarin), English, Tamil & Malay, Azeeza is a specialist in Team Creation, Leader Empowerment & Business Partners/Team Alignment. She has more than 20 years in Sales & Service experience in Banking, Advertising, BPO, Travel & Hospitality, People Development & Health Industry, Government & Non-Profit Organizations. Trained with Business Teachers from USA, Australia, Canada, India, China, etc., Azeeza has been into Professional Speaking & Training, Self-Alignment Programs & Business Development for Corporates & Entrepreneurs in Singapore, Malaysia, India & China since 2001. With rich experienced in global business connection, she is also effective in business structuring, fund raising & execution. Azeeza’s programs act as catalysts to ignite change for aspiring individuals. Sharing personal experiences and her wisdom with real-time tools that participants can apply in their life immediately, she is always successful in getting people to connect with their core being, and uplifting learners’ self-esteem, inspiring, and empowering them to overcome self-limitations and cultural barriers. Her group and one-to-one sessions enhance an individual’s level of consciousness, thereby helping him or her becoming self-sufficient and self-reliant to advance in his or her career, business and life. Committed to lifelong learning, Azeeza is extremely dedicated in the journey of supporting the transformation of individuals, equipping them with self-empowerment skills as Global Leaders & Conscious Entrepreneurs. She advocates Universal Love, Peace & Prosperity through Individual Love, Peace & Prosperity
Associate: Finance Mentor
Karthikeyan R is a Chartered Accountant with 4+ years of experience with leading multinational firms like Ernst and Young and Grant Thornton. During his stint with MNC firms, Karthikeyan has advised various multinational companies in diverse areas of Accountancy and Taxation. Karthikeyan is also engaged in coaching Chartered Accountants at various levels. Karthikeyan’s area of specialization includes Accountancy, Direct Taxation and Indirect Taxation. His passion towards teaching motivated him to co-foundFinance Mentor with Santhoshni MR to provide training to aspiring entrepreneurs and founders of startups.
Santhoshni M R
Associate: Finance Mentor
Santhoshni M R is a Chartered Accountant with 4+ years of experience with leading multinational firms like KPMG, Ernst and Young and Grant Thornton. During her corporate life, Santhoshni M R assisted and advised MNCs on Transfer Pricing issues and cases. She is also engaged in coaching Chartered Accountants at various levels. Santhoshni’s passion towards teaching motivated her to co-found Finance Mentor with Karthikeyan R to provide training to aspiring entrepreneurs, and founders of startups.
Associate: KS LEGAL & ASSOCIATES
Sonam Chandwani, is a corporate lawyer who specializes in venture capital and private equity and is the principal legal advisor of KS LEGAL & ASSOCIATES, a legal consulting firm specialized in commercial and intellectual property law and works extensively with start ups. She is LLM from Mumbai University. She has worked inhouse and in private practice since last few years, advising start ups on legal issues.