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Rajesh Sawhney Overview
Rajesh Sawhney General Information
Mr. Rajesh Sawhney served as an Advisor at Chizel. He serves as Advisor at HackerEarth. He previously co-founded and served as Board Member and Chief Executive Officer at InnerChef. He is the founder of GSF Superangels Academy. He previously served as Board Member at Microland. He is also the Founder and serves as General Partner at GSF India. He served 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 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.