Indian Startups warmly invite Mentors to share their experience with budding entrepreneurs and newly set-in startups. We are looking forward to working with passionate mentors who have gained outstanding experience in their proven fields.

We believe that mentors having an experience with a startup and their specializations make the perfect combination to help new founders tackle any obstacle.

We welcome your invaluable contribution to our entrepreneurial community of 100,000+ people!

Please see the profiles of experts / mentors / advisors

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please provide the information requested.

Sandeep Maiti

Sandeep Maiti - Sandeep Maity has a business background of over 3 decades from B2B sales, strategy, marketing and services. He has worked with sales leadership, P&L management, commercial sales transformation, Go-to-market, Sales strategy and market development, sales coaching, capability building and performance management.

Sandeep does business consulting as Managing Partner - Mighty Impact Consulting. He has worked in different business cultures and markets – Indian, European, China and Asia-Pacific regions with Indian/Global MNC organisations like NELCO (TATA Group), L&T, ABB, Kirloskar-Ansaldo, DANFOSS, VACON and LAPP.

Industry: Sales and Marketing

Availability: Full time

Areas of Expertise for Mentoring :

  • Sales and Markeing
  • Growth and Sales best practices
  • Go-to-market, Sales growth approach, customer segmentation and loyalty
  • Business models, Direct and Indirect (Distribution Channels) ways to market
  • Overall Pipeline: Market to potential customers ( Lead Management) , Potential customers to orders ( Opportunity Management)
  • CRM considerations for creating the foundation of growth

Free Consultation Appointments : Tuesday (12:30pm to 1pm)

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Siddhant Pandey

Siddhant Pandey is a Lawyer, Blogger and Entrepreneur, mainly working alongside startups to assess their legal risks and minimize them. A legal consultant with a keen knowledge of contract management and business industry. As a blogger, he writes about day to day legal problems and solutions with his team of skilled lawyers to secure your personal and business interests.

Industry: Legal

Availability: Virtual Consultation (Part Time / Hourly)

Areas of Expertise for Mentoring :

  • Startup Legal
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Subscription vs perpetual Licenses
  • General Legal

Free Consultation Appointments : Every Monday 3pm-5pm

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Abhiram Singamsetti

Dr. Abhiram Singamsetti holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA. He has served as the President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club at Miller Entrepreneurship Center at Raymond A Mason School of Business. Dr. Abhiram is a business plan consultant at Prepare 4 VC a management consulting firm based in Boston, MA and he serves as a mentor at LaunchX, High School entrepreneurship programs.

Dr. Abhiram has worked with co-working spaces, e-cells, incubators, and educational institutions helping students and young entrepreneurs position their products as strong businesses to potential investors.

Industry: Business Planning

Availability: Virtual Consultation (Part Time / Hourly)

Areas of Expertise for Mentoring :

  • Business Planning
  • Pitch Deck
  • Financial Modeling
  • Valuation
  • Fundraising for startups
  • Startup idea validation

Free Consultation Appointments : Every Month First Friday 4:30pm-5:30pm

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Harsh Pangi

Harsh has a diverse professional experience of 16+ years working with companies like Infosys Technologies Ltd and Tata Elxsi India Pvt Ltd., in the field of Engineering and Technology and with SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd in the field of Intellectual Property. He is an Innovation Coach with Institute of Inspiring Innovation in Bangalore.

He is also a Mentor/ Advisor with various startup accelerators and Atal Incubation Center (AIC) across the country.Harsh is registered to practice as a Patent Agent with the Intellectual Property Office, India and holds a Master of Science degree from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

Industry: Intellectual Property

Availability: Virtual Consultation (Part Time / Hourly)

Areas of Expertise for Mentoring :

  • Patents
  • Trademark
  • Copyright

Free Consultation Appointments : Every Tuesday 10am-12pm

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Adv. Sonali Sawant

Adv. Sonali Sawant is a Partner at Projura Legal, one of the leading Law firm in Pune assisting Start-ups & MSMEs for legal matters and providing services in intellectual property rights, privacy laws and compliance as per Indian laws and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) law, cyber laws & e-commerce laws, labelling laws, Domain name disputes, contracts drafting and negotiation, labour laws, corporate laws and compliance etc.

She is appointed as a Trademark Facilitator and mentor under Start-up India scheme, DIPP, Government of India. She is an expert with 5+ years of industry experience having dealt from proprietary business to Start-ups and various fortune 500 companies in India and abroad. She also provides international legal assistance in IP filing and other corporate matters through her network of International Attorneys all over the world, which she has developed by working with them and attending various international conferences.

She is also an invited speaker at various schools, colleges, forums, seminars, webinars, sessions etc. Sonali is keen in research in law and has presented her papers at various international conferences in Singapore and China. She is also a pro bono advocate with an NGO in Pune working in street child development.

She has pursued her LLM course from Pune University, specialised in Psychology subject in BA course from Fergusson College, along with it she has also completed B2.2 (intermediate ) level in German Language from Goethe Institute,Pune and is a Graduate in Indian Classical Dance Bharatnatyam (Visharad).

Industry: Legal services

Availability: Virtual Consultation (Part Time / Hourly)

Areas of Expertise for Mentoring :

  • Identity the best legal entity type as per your business model
  • Company/ LLP/ Partnership incorporation and DIPP registration assistance
  • Intellectual Property Rights assistance - Trademark , Copyrights , Designs & Patents filing under Start up India scheme
  • Agreements & Contracts drafting, review & vetting
  • Litigation and any other legal assistance

Free Consultation Appointments : Every Tuesday 10am-12pm :

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