Class of 2009 - 2011

Deepesh Agarwal, Co-Founder & CEO, MoveInSync Technology Solutions Private Limited, PGP class of 2009
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 8
 

MoveInSync is a venture which helps companies manage their Employee Transportation in a cheaper and more efficient manner with use of state of the art technology. It follows a B2B model.Our flagship Employee Transportation Solution (ETS) for employee transport management is offered as a service (SaaS) and is used to track employee cab usage records, provides automated billing with reduced discrepancies and carries safety features for female passengers. Our most comprehensive transportation solution provides transport managers and transport administrators complete control and visibility over their transport operations in real time. Our customers are the corporate which provide transportation to their employees. MoveInSync is currently engaged with many prestigious clients, such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, AT&T, Oracle, Wipro, Schlumberger, HSBC, Nomura, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and many more. Currently we are serving more than 150,000 employees daily, across locations in India.


Mayank Kumar, Co-founder & Managing Director, UpGrad Education Private Limited, PGP Class of 2009
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 6
 

UpGrad is India’s largest online education platform providing industry relevant programs for professionals, designed and delivered in collaboration with industry and top educational institutions. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, we deliver an immersive learning experience for the digital world – anytime, anywhere. UpGrad, since its inception in 2015, has single-mindedly focused on developing path-breaking products & innovative service offerings to establish it as India’s largest and most dependable online education platform. UpGrad provides carefully designed online programs for Data Science, Big Data Engineering, Digital Marketing, Product Management & more, in collaboration with top institutions like IIIT-Bangalore, BITS Pilani & MICA. Other associations include experienced silicon valley & industry leaders across multiple domains.


Avdhesh Kumar, Founder & CEO, Jiwa Foods Private Limited, PGP class of 2009
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Jiwa Foods, as our tagline says, “The Good Food Company”, wants to promote healthy foods to today’s population while being socially responsible. We aim to be engaged in development, production, promotion and logistics of fresh foods, packaged foods, and value added food / agricultural products i.e. vegetables, fruits and other crops. Currently our focus is on exotic vegetables, starting with White Button mushrooms and other niche mushrooms such as Shiitake, Oyster, etc. We have setup a state-of-the-art mushroom farm near Mumbai. Our activities encompass end-to-end requirements of growing mushrooms, i.e. compost preparation, the actual mushroom growing, processing / storage of the produce, and marketing the produce in fresh and canned forms within and outside India. Our activities allow us to convert agricultural waste into food, employ ladies from the vicinity and provide them with comfortable working conditions, and provide a very healthy food which is high in protein and Vitamin D.

Stage of venture
 
Years in business
 1

Jiwa Foods, as our tagline says, “The Good Food Company”, wants to promote healthy foods to today’s population while being socially responsible. We aim to be engaged in development, production, promotion and logistics of fresh foods, packaged foods, and value added food / agricultural products i.e. vegetables, fruits and other crops. Currently our focus is on exotic vegetables, starting with White Button mushrooms and other niche mushrooms such as Shiitake, Oyster, etc. We have setup a state-of-the-art mushroom farm near Mumbai. Our activities encompass end-to-end requirements of growing mushrooms, i.e. compost preparation, the actual mushroom growing, processing / storage of the produce, and marketing the produce in fresh and canned forms within and outside India. Our activities allow us to convert agricultural waste into food, employ ladies from the vicinity and provide them with comfortable working conditions, and provide a very healthy food which is high in protein and Vitamin D.


Shiladitya Mallik, Co-Founder, SmartWinnr, PGP class of 2009
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 4
 

SmartWinnr is a gamified platform that helps your team to be smarter, sell more and stay compliant through regular short quizzes and Twitter-like micro-learning Smartfeeds. SmartWinnr is being used by Fortune 500 companies in more than 15 countries in multiple languages. SmartWinnr's Machine Learning algorithm automatically understands knowledge gaps at an individual level and sends appropriate quizzes and Smartfeeds to bridge the gaps. Typical use cases for SmartWinnr include: New employee on-boarding, channel activation for new product launch, automating sales and compliance training etc.


Vaibhav Singh, Co-Founder & CEO, Circle of Life Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, PGP class of 2009
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 3
 

Circle of Life is an analytics firm that has built proprietary predictive and prescriptive models to help optimise decision making in the healthcare sector. The Company has partnered with some of the biggest hospitals and insurance companies in India and abroad and this has provided access to one of the largest healthcare databases in the world. Access to such data has been path breaking and has allowed the venture to build bespoke products on several aspects of healthcare delivery including but not limited to OPD Appointment Scheduling, Length of Stay predictions and benchmarking, Hospital Acquired Infection dashboards and predictors, Readmission, Bill estimation etc. The Company endeavours to shift the focus on efficiency in utilisation of healthcare resources rather than simply loath shortages. This helps clients increase revenues and reduce costs by mere realignment of its resources without any additional capital or revenue spending.


Nimesh Mehta, Founder & CEO, Rockmetric, PGP class of 2009
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 2
 

Rockmetric is a Cognitive Data Analyst and provides a Google-like 'Natural Language Search' interface for analytics. Enterprises can increase access to quality analysis and ad-hoc queries at scale without having to expand reporting and analytics teams. The platform provides auto-analysis of charts, descriptive insights and suggest next best questions in simple natural language for the end-users. Teams can access ad-hoc queries, powerful insights and analysis without any need to learn SQL. Teams can request for queries such as Why did the Sales for Product A dip in London during May? or Which are the top Account Managers by Target Achievement Rate in India. It automatically understands questions, analyses and delivers beautiful charts, insights and complex analysis instantly.


Harsh Vardhan Passari, Managing Director, IBC Consultants, PGP class of 2009
Sector: Services
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 6
 

Since 2012, IBC Consultants has been a trusted provider of knowledge services to diverse and demanding clients. From high-end industrial research and in-depth reports, to administrative support and data administration, our global team of experts is able to meet virtually any professional need. As a dependable partner of corporations, SMEs, startups, entrepreneurs and business coaches, IBC Consultants offers high-quality, flexible and cost-effective services.


Ramesh Padavala, Chairman & Managing Director, Vigi Medsafe Private Limited, PGP Class of 2009
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 5
 
Vigi Medsafe Private Limited is a pharmacovigilance service provider, incorporated in India, providing services to global pharmaceutical companies irrespective of their size. Started as a four member company in 2013, the company has grown organically over the last four years to nearly 100 members and is now strongly poised for scaling up its activities in various geographies to emerge as a top pharmacovigilance service provider with global recognition.

Abhishek Kothari, Co-Founder; Manish Lunia, Co-Founder, FlexiLoans.com, PGP class of 2009
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Flexiloans.com was started in April 2016 by 4 batch-mates of ISB, Class of 2009. We are solving the problem of ‘Jaan-Pehchaan’ based social borrowing in the SME segment. FlexiLoans.com aims at using new-age technology to provide quick, fast and transparent funding access to millions of deserving small businesses, who are currently underserved and rely on informal sources of funding. Our long term vision is to provide financial access at a click to small business owners. In next few years, we aim to be a data science and machine learning enabled lending company with a deep penetration in Tier 2 cities. We will be a brand synonymous to pure digital lending that give real time approvals and economic viability on small value loans.


Binita Priyambada, Partner, Healthwise Preventive Services Ltd, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Proof-of-Concept Stage
Years in business: <1
 

Healthwise Preventive plans to offer Indians knowledge, tools and personalized assistance in actively managing their health and that of their family. Towards this aim, we have built a website, are making a mobile application and setting up online portal for e-consult for post health check-up analysis and lifestyle management. The impact of our focus areas such as adult vaccination, cancer screening beyond tests and imaging etc. could be huge for public health in India. We are also building decision support software for doctors, for commonest 25 or so cases that a family doctor would face sitting in her clinic. This will fill the lacunae in learning for MBBS doctors, who have limited cross specialty OPD based skills. Thus three different revenue streams, all with good growth potential exist, namely: website related advertisement and e-consult, app download and the DSS sale to doctors. We are six months old and plan to achieve much in the next two years!


Lisa Jain, Co-Founder, Artisera, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Artisera is a destination for artistic luxury that helps clients discover and buy the most exquisite and exclusive pieces of fine art, collectibles, furniture and home décor, from India and around the world. Curated from over 50 best-in-class stores, galleries, and design brands, and 100+ artists, every piece housed at Artisera, is unique or limited edition, of the highest quality, and tells a story. The collection includes Painting, Sculpture, Collectibles, Accent Furniture, Tableware, Barware, Lighting, Carpets and more, catering to classical as well as contemporary tastes. Emphasizing a personalized buying experience, Artisera also provides clients with unique Concierge and Art Advisory Services, and takes up sourcing projects for Interior Designers. Additionally, the luxury gifting solution is perfect for exclusive corporate, wedding and hallmark gifting needs. Artisera aims to be a one-stop destination for individuals in search of exclusive and artistic finds for their home.


Mahesh Yellai, CEO, Infruid Labs, PGP class of 2010
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 6
 

Infruid Labs is a Business Analytics and Data Visualization solutions company. Vizard, our patent-pending self-service BI platform, is helping our customers transform into data-driven Organizations.


Sohel Bohra, Founder, Haneez, PGP class of 2010
Sector: E-Commerce
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 2
 

We are an online retailer selling exclusively through marketplaces in India and internationally. Our primary categories are home & kitchen items and books. The bulk of our sales are through our own private label brand.


Mamta Saini, Advisor- Marketing & Comms, Leading Point Financial Markets, PGP class of 2010
Sector: Services
Location: LondonUnited Kingdom
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Leading Point helps execs and change teams with design and execution of transformation initiatives. These include revenue enhancement, efficiency, compliance and improved risk management. In today's Financial Markets business models are under unprecedented pressures due to innovation and technology disruption, consistently rising client expectations, significant changes in regulations, and the entry of FinTech competitors. Leading Point helps you with each of these challenges by equipping your organisation with a) New business models and services b) High quality data assets c) Effective risk & compliance d) the right technology partnerships e) End-to-end operating model change framework.


Saurav Panda, Director - Business Developmnt; Gaurav Porwal, Director - Operations, Sparsh Nephrocare, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 7
 

Getting dialysis therapy closer to patients of Tier II/Tier III cities making it affordable for them.


Rachin Gupta, Director, StatWorld Research Solutions Pvt. Ltd, PGP class of 2010
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 4
 

StatWorld Research Solutions is a full service analytics & market research solutions provider that offers expert services in the field of advanced marketing analytics and market research. We offer services through the entire project life cycle i.e. research design, survey programming, data collection, advanced analytics & reporting. In Advanced Analytics, we have distinctive expertise in Conjoint Research and Segmentation, and also provide services in Market Assessment, Pricing, Marketing & Sales Effectiveness, CRM etc. In Market Research, our services cover all phases i.e. Research Design, Survey Programming, Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting. Our other services include dashboards, social media analytics, desk research and excel based automation. We work across multiple industries such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, retail, CPG, entertainment, finance, IT etc. and have executed projects across the globe in US, UK, Canada, Europe etc. We have offices in New Delhi (India) and US.


Sandip Singh, Co-founder & Executive Director, Burgundy Box, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 2
 

Burgundy Box is a food service company that has two key product offerings; grocery replacement kits (ready-to-cook meal kits, with measured portion of each ingredient), and ready-to-eat meals. We, a group of 3 entrepreneurs, found a common ground between the world of food and technology and we aim to bring a range of innovative choices for consumers, based on their own preferences. Be it the decision maker, influencer or the ultimate cook, we are coming up with solutions to serve everyone with our website www.burgundybox.in


Abhinav Somani, Founder, goAktive, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 2
 

goAktive is taking away motivation issues from physical aktivities by creating the next generation of e-sports using interesting games (say popular board games like Snakes & Ladders, Monopoly, Ludo, RISK etc) and simple body weight aktivities integrated into the game play. We are effectively combining physical aktivities and popular games to create a digital sport!


Raju Datla, Director, PGP class of 2010; Rajesh Peddu, PGP Class of 2009, Argo Solar Private Limited
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 3
 

Argo Solar is a market leader in providing custom designed end-to-end Solar Rooftop Power Solutions for commercial and Industrial organizations in India. Argo Solar is founded by leading Solar industry professionals with more than 20 years of combined solar and power sector experience with a project track record of more than 200 MW solar projects.We help our commercial, industrial and residential customers in reducing their dependence on grid energy, with savings that only increase over period of time, while fulfilling their responsibility towards preserving the environment for future generations. Our customers include commercial and industrial organizations, Hospitals, Educational institutions, Hotels and offices. We have already executed over 100 projects totaling 5000 KW of capacity.


Arun Rao, Co-Founder & CEO, TruckSumo.com, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 2
 

TruckSumo is a technology enabled last mile logistics company. We aggregate LCVs on our platform and make them available to businesses with short-haul transportation requirements. We offer both on-demand and planned demand solutions to our customers. Our customers include over 1000 SME's and top ecommerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Big Basket, Grofers, Quikr, ZopNow etc. TruckSumo is funded by marquee angel investors like Ganesh Krishnan, Kris Gopalakrishnan and Ranjan Pai.


Tushar Anand Proprietor Super Abrasives, PGP Class of 2010
Sector: Manufacturing
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 35
 

Super Abrasives, established in 1982, was the pioneer in manufacturing super finishing stones in the country. Till date we remain the only company to make these products from scratch in India. These products are high performance abrasives indispensable in the manufacture of bearings and some other auto components. In India, these products are import substitutes with only a handful of companies worldwide that have the technology to manufacture them. We are known for making the finest quality of these products in the country. We have also diversified into manufacturing high quality vitrified honing stones and specialized grinding wheels for the engineering and auto sector. The company has a very strong and regular clientele of OEMs and is looking to expand in the European market. We have a 20000 sq ft manufacturing facility at Bangalore. Our strength remains in engineering applications with customized products which differentiates us from the competition.


Pankaj Poddar & Parikshit Hemrajani, Co-Founders, Hipcouch, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 1
 

A single platform for customers to build any kind of furniture (custom or modular)


Rohit Kumar, Co-Founder & COO, PGP Class of 2010; Anirudha Jalan, VP- Operations, PGP Class of 2017, Ambee
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Ambee aims to solve the problems in healthcare transportation by leveraging cloud, mobile-based technologies and deep operations expertise. Our technology solution for ambulance fleet operators in the public and private space ranges from a simple plug-and-play model to a comprehensive, integrated solution that takes care of all aspects of ambulance operations management. At a time when a cab arrives at our doorsteps in less than 10 minutes, finding the right ambulance in India can take up to an hour. The experience is fraught with problems due to highly fragmented service providers, each with their own phone number, no visibility into quality or location and unreasonable fares. We pool good quality private ambulances on a single technology platform that can be accessed through various channels (phone, websites, apps etc) to provide a professional experience with quality at transparent prices.


Ramakant Das, Founder & CEO, SixthSenseData, PGP class of 2010
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: <1
 

SixthSenseData is disrupting the analytics industry by making analytics and data related services accessible to everyone . Needn’t set up captive teams or centers of "innovation"?. Work with us on Innovation as a Service and Analytics (Data Ingestion + Analytics + Insights) as a Service. Our engagement models are 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed, program managed and you pay as you absorb value in your enterprise. Thus, eliminating your need of hiring full time vendors or in-house specialists at high prices.


Mohan Vellanki, Founder & MD, Orvito, PGP class of 2010
Sector: Technology
Stage of venture: Scaling up
Years in business: 6
 

Orvito invents,manufactures and sell technology products for Smart Buildings. Our goal is to optimize Electricity, Water, Space and Security resources of buildings.


Om Sharma, CEO, HapClap, PGP class of 2010
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: <1
 

HapClap brings to you curated/handpicked activities run by professional coaches for your child's overall developmental needs. Parents select everything carefully for their kids. It is very difficult for parents to find right expertise for kids' holistic developmental needs especially the unconventional areas like social, cognitive, creative and emotional skills. HapClap is "one-stop shop" for parents to find best activities for their children with the ease of online convenience. Parents can search and select from a wide range of activities best suited for their kids and book an activity slot online through HapClap. HapClap believes the same as parents; we both want "happy clapping kids".


Vikram Beri, Founder, BetterLYF, PGP class of 2011
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 2
 

Instant & Anonymous help with Stress & Anxiety over Phone & Chat. Connect with a Psychologist or enrol in Interactive Programs to improve your Personal & Professional Life.


Jaideep Chowdhary, Co-Founder & Director, CuebRoute Advisors Private Limited, PGP class of 2011
Sector: Services
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 1
 

Working at the intersection of compliance, sound business advise and the passion to make the world a better place, CubeRoute helps your organisation achieve its potential through customised solutions using our proprietary All The Right Thing™ framework. So whether you’re looking for support on matters of sexual harassment at the workplace, or you need to sensitize the feet-on-street to competition law, or even if it is something as basic as written or cross-cultural communication and gender sensitivity, you can rest assured that at CubeRoute, we’re a team that will ensure that you do All The Right Things™.


Nitesh Batra & Dalijeet Gandhok, Co-Founders, The Mindful Initiative, PGP class of 2011
Stage of venture: Early Stage
Years in business: 2
 

At The Mindful Initiative, we collaborate/partner with individuals and organisations to promote overall wellness using our three-pillar framework focused on behavioral, physical, and financial wellbeing. Our mindfulness practices fuse elements from ancient yogic philosophies and modern empirical science to deliver you solutions that are best of both the worlds.


Vikas Saroha, Director, Runizen Timing Systems, PGP class of 2011
Sector: Services
Stage of venture: Growth Stage
Years in business: 5
 

We enable event organizers organize better events by the use of technology. Our services include event marketing, RFID based attendee management, event ticketing.