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Prajakt has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, marketing professional and entrepreneurship evangelist. Prajakt helps startups understand the dynamics of business, and assists them in developing meaningful business plans. He mentors startups on strategy, business model & monetization, fundraising and on preparing the company for growth.
Prajakt was previously a part of the founding team of The Hatch for Startups, where he established the brand as a leading player in the early-stage entrepreneurial eco-system in India. Prajakt was the face of The Hatch, and as its executive director, created the out reach programs, deal flow management processes, productized the offering for portfolio companies and built meaningful partnerships with relevant stakeholders.
Prajakt is well connected, and respected in the entrepreneurial eco-system in India. He writes extensively on Quora (http://www.quora.com/Prajakt-Raut)
Prior to The Hatch, Prajakt had co-founded Orange Cross, a healthcare services management company.
Between 2004 – 2007, Prajakt had taken a 3-year sabbatical to be the Asia Director for TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), a global non-profit organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship. At TiE, he was primarily focused on helping entrepreneurs in India connect with the emerging early-stage investor community. In that role, Prajakt helped create interconnectivity between overseas investors and Indian entrepreneurs.
Prajakt has spent over a decade in advertising and marketing companies including Grey, Madison DMB&B and Capital. He was also part of the founding team of a printing business and a CRM solutions company.
Prajakt's personal goal in life is to encourage and assist a 100,000 people to become entrepreneurs and for this he also volunteers time with organizations like the National Entrepreneurship Network [NEN] and TiE.
Please visit my site: ravinatu.com
I am soon retiring and would like to offer my expertise for start-ups.
Sure Ravi. We could do a call sometime... my number is +91-98711-68844.
Hi Prajkat kindly help me with your mail ID so that I can send you a mail.
Hi Mandar, my id is firstname.lastname@example.org
Good to see some great advisors getting on helping the Rodinhood fraternity.. I am sure there will be a learning happening in the coming days for all of us.
Welcome Aboard, Prajakt Sir. :-)
Thank you Amit.