Saurabh Srivastava is one of India’s leading IT entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. He received a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award from Dataquest for his service to Indian IT in 2014.He also received an award from Prime Minister Modi in 2015.
He founded and chaired one of the top 20 Indian software companies which was acquired by Xansa Plc for $800m.
Saurabh has since founded or invested in over 50 startup ventures.
FOUNDING NASSCOM, INDIA’S SOFTWARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
He is a co-founder and past-Chairman of Nasscom, a major industry association for the software and services industry and its charitable foundation. He is a major figure in India’s Chambers of Commerce community and serves on the boards of numerous publicly listed companies in India and the UK.
FOUNDING VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS
Saurabh founded and chaired India’s first early stage venture capital fund and co-founded a national angel network, with over 200 investor members comprising a ‘who’s who’ of successful Indian entrepreneurs and CEOs.
SERVING ON GOVERNMENT COMMITTEES
Saurabh serves or has served on several government committees, task forces and boards and is an advisor to the Indian Prime Minister.
ADVISING BUSINESS SCHOOLS
He serves or has served on the Advisory Board of business schools in India and the UK.