What is High Tables?

'High Tables' marks the next step in the ah! Ventures evolution journey and will be a 'by invite only' format, with membership limited to institutional funds, select ultra HNI investors and family houses, who have already invested significant amounts through the ah! Ventures platform.

'High Tables' will meet every 6-8 weeks to present mandates in the range of US$ 1-10 million only. The showcases will be in a closed door networking format with not more than three companies presenting on any given date.

'High Tables' will be charging entry fee according to total number of confirmed investors from startups raising funds in addition to success fee.

Eminent Investors

Ashesh Shah
Ashesh Shah
Partner, Trans-Continental Venture Fund

Mr. Ashesh Shah is a venture capitalist and an investment banker with more than 25 years of experience in India and the USA....

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Ashesh Shah

Partner, Trans-Continental Venture Fund

Paresh Shah
Paresh Shah
Director, Probizadvisor & Business Excellence LLP

Paresh Shah comes with over 30 years of rich experience that include financial advisory, profit center/operations management, International trade and investment, new business development...

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Paresh Shah

Director, Probizadvisor & Business Excellence LLP

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Manisha Mehta
Director, I.T.T.I Group of Companies

Manisha Mehta is the director of NBM international group company of I T T I international with over 20 offices across the globe...

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Manisha Mehta

Director, I.T.T.I Group of Companies

Jinesh Shah
Jinesh Shah
Co-Founder, Omnivore Partners

Jinesh Shah is the co-founder of Omnivore Partners, a venture fund investing in early stage Indian start-ups developing breakthrough technologies for food, agriculture and rural livelihoods....

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Jinesh Shah

Co-Founder, Omnivore Partners

Shreyansh Singhal
Shreyansh Singhal
Venture Capital, Ankur Capital

Investments at Ankur Capital ...

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Shreyansh Singhal

Venture Capital, Ankur Capital

Abhishek Karthuria
Abhishek Karthuria
Business Strategy and Emerging Technologies Consultant, Educator, Researcher, School of Business, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Abhishek Kathuria is a professor, researcher, and consultant in the areas of Strategic Management, IT Strategy, and Emerging Technology...

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Abhishek Karthuria

Business Strategy and Emerging Technologies Consultant, Educator, Researcher, School of Business, The University of Hong Kong

Karan Mohla
Karan Mohla
Executive Director, IDG Ventures India

Karan Mohla is senior associate at IDG Ventures. Karan has several years of experience across investing and finance in India and the US...

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Karan Mohla

Executive Director, IDG Ventures India

Satish Kataria
Satish Kataria
Investment Head, Viridian Asset Advisors Pvt Ltd

More than 16 years of experience across various business domains...

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Satish Kataria

Investment Head, Viridian Asset Advisors Pvt Ltd

Shambhavi Mishra
Shambhavi Mishra
Deputy Chief Manager, BCCL - BRAND CAPITAL

Presently managing investments in Tech enabled startups primarily in sectors such as...

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Shambhavi Mishra

Deputy Chief Manager, BCCL - BRAND CAPITAL

Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek Goenka
Head, RP-SG Ventures

Currrently heads RP-SG Ventures - the VC arm of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group focused on investing in early stage consumer businesses...

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Abhishek Goenka

Head, RP-SG Ventures

Piyush Ahuja
Piyush Ahuja
Marketing Manager, South Asia, Hindustan Unilever Limited

Piyush Ahuja is the Marketing Operations Manager, Home and Personal Care, South Asia at Hindustan Unilever Limited...

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Piyush Ahuja

Marketing Manager, South Asia, Hindustan Unilever Limited

Manish Balwani
Manish Balwani
Founder, Managing Partner, Value Creation Catalyst Services LLP

Manish Balwani (MMS --- Finance, B.Com) comes with 12 years of experience as an equity research analyst...

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Manish Balwani

Founder, Managing Partner, Value Creation Catalyst Services LLPf

Adith Podhar
Adith Podhar
Managing Partner, Gemba Capital Investment Adviser LLP

I started my career in 2005 with ICICI Bank in the International Private Banking products division leading Alternative Investments as an asset class...

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Adith Podhar

Managing Partner, Gemba Capital Investment Adviser LLP

Mohit Satyanand
Mohit Satyanand is the Chairman and founder at Teamwork Arts...

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Mohit Satyanand

Chairman and founder, Teamwork Arts

Deshan Tucker
Deshan Tucker
Assistant Vice President - Private Equity, Waterfield Advisors

Managing an asset pool of ~$2.5bn across 3 categories...

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Deshan Tucker

Assistant Vice President - Private Equity, Waterfield Advisors

Nidhi Saraf
Nidhi Saraf
Founder & CEO, Key Venture

Nidhi's career spans the start-up ecosystem way back in 2009. She has been the first employee of Mumbai Angels...

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Nidhi Saraf

Founder & CEO, Key Venture

Devang Raja
Devang Raja
Principal, Venture Garage

Currently Devang Raja is the Principal and Mumbai Chapter Head at Venture Garage...

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Devang Raja

Principal, Venture Garage

Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar
Partner, A & A Business Consulting

I am a Business scalability expert and a Finance Consultant Focusing on Small & Medium Enterprises (SME)...

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Amit Kumar

Partner, A & A Business Consulting

Anshu Shrivastava
Anshu Shrivastava
Managing Partner, Vibgyor Capital Advisors

Specialties: Equity Placement, Debt Syndication, Structured Finance...

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Anshu Shrivastava

Managing Partner, Vibgyor Capital Advisors

Rajesh Sehgal
Rajesh Sehgal
Senior Executive Director with the Emerging Markets Group (EMG), Franklin Templeton Investments and manages pre-IPO, PIPE (Private Investment in Public Enterprises)

Rajesh Sehgal is a prolific angel investor always on the lookout for the next best thing to sliced bread. Having worked closely with a clutch of budding entrepreneurs over the years...

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Rajesh Sehgal

Senior Executive Director with the Emerging Markets Group (EMG), Franklin Templeton Investments and manages pre-IPO, PIPE (Private Investment in Public Enterprises)

Shilpa Sehgal
Shilpa Sehgal
Associate Partner, Equanimity Investments

Shilpa Sehgal is the Associate Partner with Equanimity Investments, a firm she co founded in 2017...

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Shilpa Sehgal

Associate Partner, Equanimity Investments

Akansh Jain
Akansh Jain
Investment Professional (Investment Analyst), Kae Capital

Akansh previously worked at Opera Solutions in their consulting arm and worked with Fortune 50 clients...

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Akansh Jain

Investment Professional (Investment Analyst), Kae Capital

Rajan Mehra
Rajan Mehra
Managing Director, Niravana Ventures

I work in the venture capital industry and enjoy meeting & working with with smart entrepreneurs...

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Rajan Mehra

Managing Director, Niravana Ventures

Meit Gandhi
Meit Gandhi
Investment Analyst, Parampara Capital

Investment Analyst at Parampara Capital...

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Meit Gandhi

Investment Analyst, Parampara Capital

Harsha Mundhada
Harsha Mundhada
Investment Manager, Parampara Capital & Management Consultants

Investment Manager at Parampara Capital...

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Harsha Mundhada

Investment Manager, Parampara Capital & Management Consultants

Narayanan Muralidharan
Narayanan Muralidharan
Vice President - Private Investments, Patni Financial Advisors

Ventura capital investment professional focusing on early stage ventures...

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Narayanan Muralidharan

Vice President - Private Investments, Patni Financial Advisors

Arihant Patni
Arihant Patni
Managing Director, Hive Technologies

Arihant Patni (@ArihantPatni) is an entrepreneur, financial advisor and venture capitalist with extensive experience...

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Arihant Patni

Managing Director, Hive Technologies

Manish Agarwal
Manish Agarwal
CEO, Nazara

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer gamesindustry...

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Manish Agarwal

CEO, Nazara

Nitish Mittersain
Nitish Mittersain
Founder & Managing Director, Nazara Games

Nitish Mittersain is CEO at Nazara Technologies. Nazara is a leading branded mobile entertainment developer...

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Nitish Mittersain

Founder & Managing Director, Nazara Games

Kalpana Chhetri
Kalpana Chhetri
Investment Banking, Ashika Capital Limited

Investment Banking Analyst with experience in execution of the entire deal cycle from its origination toclosure...

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Kalpana Chhetri

Investment Banking, Ashika Capital Limited

Amit Jain
Amit Jain
Co-Founder & CEO, Ashika Wealth Advisors

Mr Amit has mentored start-ups from IIM, IIT, DTU, Delhi University and other premium institutes...

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Amit Jain

Co-Founder & CEO, Ashika Wealth Advisors

Mihir Mehta
Mihir Mehta
Investment Banking, Ashika Group of Companies

I refuse to be a typecast and I will have a go at anything so long as it's different, challenging, requires hardwork...

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Mihir Mehta

Investment Banking, Ashika Group of Companies

Anup Gupta
Anup Gupta
Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners...

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Anup Gupta

Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Prerna Bhutani
Prerna Bhutani
Partner, India Quotient

Prerna Bhutani is the partner at India Quotient...

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Prerna Bhutani

Partner, India Quotient

Vikram Gupta
Vikram Gupta
Founder and Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures Advisors

Founder and Managing Partner of IvyCap Ventures, Vikram has 16 years of experience...

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Vikram Gupta

Founder and Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures Advisors

Jinesh Shah
Jinesh Shah
Founding Partner, Omnivore Partners

Investor in Indian AgTech and Food Tech start-ups...

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Jinesh Shah

Founding Partner, Omnivore Partners

Gaurav Gandhi
Gaurav Gandhi
Director, Essgee Ventures

Gaurav Gandhi is the Director at Ess Gee Real Estate Developers Pvt. Ltd...

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Gaurav Gandhi

Director, Essgee Ventures

Piyush Soonee
Piyush Soonee
Senior Manager, Mahindra Partners

Mid market & early stage investing. Focus on healthcare, financial services...

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Piyush Soonee

Senior Manager, Mahindra Partners

Harish Venkateswaran
Harish Venkateswaran
AVP - Group Finance and Strategy, Welspun Group

11+ years experience with expertise across sectors such as Infrastructure...

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Harish Venkateswaran

AVP - Group Finance and Strategy, Welspun Group

Nitai Utkarsh
Nitai Utkarsh
Lead Investment Strategy, Hero MotoCorp Ltd

Family Office Professional -Worked with an Institutional...

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Nitai Utkarsh

Lead Investment Strategy, Hero MotoCorp Ltd

Jignesh Kenia
Jignesh Kenia
Senior VP and Head, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Times Global Broadcasting Limited

Jignesh is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary with close to 20 years of experience in Consulting and Media...

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Jignesh Kenia

Senior VP and Head, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Times Global Broadcasting Limited

Satish Rajendran
Satish Rajendran
Director, Satz Advisors

Satish Rajendran started his career as a developer in one of the top 4 IT firms in India and over the next decade...

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Satish Rajendran

Director, Satz Advisors

Sathish Kumar Gnanasekar
Sathish Kumar Gnanasekar
Director, Satz Advisors

Sathish Kumar Gnanasekar has specialized in Business Strategy, Securities Analysis, Credit & Risk and Portfolio Management...

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Sathish Kumar Gnanasekar

Director, Satz Advisors

Koustav Dey
Koustav Dey
Investment Professional, Matrix Partners India

Investment professional at matrix partners....

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Koustav Dey

Investment Professional, Matrix Partners India

Gopal Modi
Gopal Modi
President, Orios Venture Partners

Gopal Modi is the President at Orios Venture Partners...

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Gopal Modi

President, Orios Venture Partners

Akshay Dalmia
Akshay Dalmia
Senior Analyst, Orios Venture Partners

Akshay Dalmia is investment professional at Orios Venture Partners...

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Akshay Dalmia

Senior Analyst, Orios Venture Partners

Mukesh Malik
Mukesh Malik
Partner and CEO SMARTup, ah! Ventures

A Business transformation expert and startup evangelist, actively engaged in innovations in BFSI, Retail, Wellness, entertainment and many more industries...

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Mukesh Malik

Partner and CEO SMARTup, ah! Ventures

Amitabh Sinha
Amitabh Sinha
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com

Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com | Code Breaker, Dcyphr | Ex Chief Executive Officer, SMEConfex | Ex Director, Start-Ups Council of India | Ex Director Finance & Investment, SME Chamber of India...

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Amitabh Sinha

Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, meetingsandoffices.com

Meenal Sinha
Meenal Sinha
Founder & CEO, meetingsandoffices.com

Meenal started off in the shared workspace industry by building Servcorp – one of India's earliest shared space offerings – into a profitable entity. She has subsequently also consulted extensively on the creation of conventional shared workspaces and the new age co-work...

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Meenal Sinha

Founder & CEO, meetingsandoffices.com

Abhijeet Kumar
Abhijeet Kumar
Co-founder, Pronto Infotech
Co-Founder, ah! Ventures


Working hard paves the way, working smart gets you there
  • Graduate IIT Mumbai (2003 Batch)
  • Analyst with Deloitte for 1.5 years
  • Co-founder, Pronto Infotech (A technology company with about 50 employees and offices in Mumbai & Delhi)

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Abhijeet Kumar

Co-founder, Pronto Infotech
Co-Founder, ah! Ventures

Harshad Lahoti
Harshad Lahoti
Founding Partner & CEO, ah! Ventures

Currently at the helm of four companies in the Financial Services & Consultancy space, creating and growing businesses is not new for Harshad. He made his beginnings as a Management Executive with Larsen & Toubro, where he was assessed to be a high level performer and selected for their esteemed Management Leadership Program...

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Harshad Lahoti

Founding Partner & CEO, ah! Ventures

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