Rajesh Sawhney Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 48
  • Portfolio
  • 24
  • Exits
  • 22

Rajesh Sawhney General Information


Mr. Rajesh Sawhney co-founded and serves as Board Member & Chief Executive Officer at InnerChef. He is also the Founder of GSF India. He serves as an Advisor at Silversparro. He serves as Board Member at DailyRounds and ixigo. He has made over 20 investments as an active and engaged angel investor, which include Viki (acquired by Rakutan for USD 225M), Little Eye Labs (acquired by Facebook), Mobstac, Pokkt, Silverpush, Hackerearth, Browntape, Overcart, Flinto, and Timesaverz. He is the host and curator of the two leading Tech/Startup conferences in Asia: WhereDoWeGoNow in Bangalore and Global Superangels Forum in New Delhi. His journey has been a continuum of re-invention waves. He brought private radio (Times FM) to India in the early nineties, redefining Indian youth culture. He was at the cusp of early Internet culture in India in the early 2000, building Indiatimes.com, the most valuable Internet business in India in 2005 (funded by Sequoia). Subsequently, he as the founding President of Reliance Entertainment was at the center of a massive transformation of the Indian film industry, where he oversaw the corporatization of mom-and-pop Bollywood businesses into a multi-billion dollar industry. He oversaw the biggest investment deal (Dreamworks) between Hollywood and Bollywood. He serves on the boards of Microland, Neilsoft, Indiamart, Reliance Broadcast Network, Live Media, and Autowale. He also advises Trident Capital, a prominent venture firm based in Palo Alto, California. He served as Board Member at Tushky. He holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Office No: 201, 202, Prithvi Icon
  • Behind Volvo Showroom, Near Radha Chowk, Baner
  • Pune, Maharashtra 411045
  • India
+91 084080 00000

Rajesh Sawhney Investments (48)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Paisagrowth 23-Dec-2021 Seed Round 00000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000000 27-Oct-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000 (00000000000 23-Sep-2021 0000 00000 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000000 22-Jun-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Multi-line Insurance Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000 04-May-2021 00000 00000 0000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 (000000000 01-May-2021 00000 (00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000 21-Oct-2020 0000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000 0000 16-Jul-2020 0000 00000 00000 Food Products Out of Business 000000 0000000
Unbox Robotics 06-Mar-2020 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
GogoBus (Social/Platform Software) 03-Mar-2020 Angel (individual) Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Rajesh Sawhney Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Silverpush 01-Oct-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
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0000 00000 12-Apr-2021 000000000000000000
000000.00 24-Nov-2020 000000000000000000
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000000000 16-Dec-2019 000000000000000000 0000
Rentongo 11-Oct-2019 Out of Business
Timesaverz 01-Oct-2019 Out of Business
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Rajesh Sawhney Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rajesh Sawhney Angel Investor 00 0 Pune, India
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Rajesh Sawhney Co-Investors (110)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
GSF India 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Dinesh Agarwal 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Titan Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
BITS Spark 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
M&S Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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