Rajesh Sawhney Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 36
  • Portfolio
  • 21
  • Exits
  • 14
Exits

Rajesh Sawhney General Information

Description

Mr. Rajesh Sawhney is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer of GSF India. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at InnerChef. He serves as an Advisor at Silversparro. He serves as Board Member at DailyRounds. 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
  • Ground Floor, Amsoft
  • Unitech Trade Centre, Sec 43, Sushant Lok – I
  • Gurgaon, Haryana 122001
  • India

Rajesh Sawhney Investments (36)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Khabri 21-Oct-2020 Seed Round Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000 06-Mar-2020 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 (000000000 03-Mar-2020 00000 (00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 00000 27-Jan-2020 00000 (00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000 00 11-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000000 03-Oct-2019 0000 00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000 0000 11-Sep-2019 0000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000.00 21-Aug-2019 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Jiny 21-Jun-2019 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
HeyMojo 20-Feb-2018 Early Stage VC 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Rajesh Sawhney Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Imgn 16-Aug-2020 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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000000000000 18-Sep-2019 000000000000000000
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00000 (00000000) 29-Jun-2017 000000000000000000
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WeAreHolidays 11-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
Gigstart 11-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition
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Rajesh Sawhney Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rajesh Sawhney Angel Investor 00 0 Gurgaon, India
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Rajesh Sawhney Co-Investors (63)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
M&S Partners 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rhodium 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Subtra 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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