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The ISB Alumni Entrepreneurs/ Startup Special Interest Group serves as a forum to bring together alumni members from the startup ecosystem, including alumni running their own startup/entrepreneurial venture, alumni working with a startup, VC/PE firms, corporations that engage with startups (legal, accounting firms, training firms, etc.,) and angel investors.


  • Brainstorming and ideation
  • Fundraising (connecting investors and entrepreneurs)
  • Hiring within the start-up community
  • Exploring networking opportunities with like-minded individuals from the ISB community (as well as players within the ecosystem)
  • Sharing useful resources among group members

The ISB Startup SIG is intended to be a forum for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs across various domains.

The main objectives of creating this group are to:

* Facilitate dialogue and discussion among group members, and exchange of knowledge

* Promote learning from within the group and from outside

* Identify ways that alumni can work together, or create new ventures

* Facilitate interaction with outsiders for mutual benefit

* Create networking opportunities, online and offline, for alumni members

* Build a community where members utilize services of fellow alumni

* Help connect startups to external VC/PE firms or with legal / accounting / HR firms

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Events/Activities Snapshot

Startup Sounding Board
An initiative through which alumni who are contemplating a startup can get their idea (s) validated via one-to-one interactions with world-class faculty members
Informal get-togethers organized in various chapters to help alumni entrepreneurs connect with one another.
Panel Discussions
A formal learn and connect event featuring diverse and high-profile experts and practitioners
Online speaker sessions and seminars.

Alumni Moderator

Siddhant Bhansali, Class of 2007

Siddhant has over 12 years of work experience with technology companies
and has mentored over 180-190 startups.. Read More


Bhargavi V, Class of 2011

Bhargavi has over 10 years experience in the areas of Strategic Planning,
Business Planning, Analytics for Decision making, Read More


Jeeten Desai,Class of 2014

Jeeten has several years of experience in functions like Sales, Marketing,    
Strategy,Project/Delivery Management.. Read More


Sruti KV, Class of 2014
In order to sign up for the Entrepreneurs/Startup Special Interest Group, please click here

A brief overview of activities organized by the Entrepreneurs /Startup SIG in the 2015-16:

Date Event/Activity City
May 1 Mixer Gurgaon
May 2 Mixer Delhi
May 9 Mixer Mumbai
May 10 Webinar: How to Validate your Business Idea with Vishal Srivastava, Class of 2003 Online
May 23 Panel Discussion for Entrepreneurs/startups Bangalore
September 2 Webinar: The Indian Startup Ecosystem with Ankur Warikoo, Class of 2006 (Co-Founder & CEO, Online
December 19 Visit to T-Hub, start-up incubator Hyderabad
December 23 Startup Sounding Board Bangalore
March 25 Startup Sounding Board Bangalore