Dr. Apoorva Sharma is a Co-Founder of Venture Catalysts where he serves as President. He has been instrumental in developing the startup ecosystem since early 2000. He serves as a Board Member at vPharseHe has been a pioneer in establishing incubators in India. He has established over a dozen incubators & accelerators, incubation funds, and family office funds i.e. VentureNursery, Amity Innovation Incubator, Somaiya Incubator (RIDDLE), Mata Vaishno Devi University Incubator, Indian Angel Network Incubator. He is the recipient of the prestigious Best Incubator Award given by the President of India, for outstanding performance of JSS Incubator. Dr. Apoorv Sharma is Ph.D. in Incubation from Amity University, Noida and graduated in Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur, and a diploma in Mentor Studies from Berkley Institute of Management, University of California, USA. Dr. Apoorv Sharma is known as 'Fund Manager with Highest Returns'. He is one of the top 10 angel investors in India, rated by VCCircle 2016. Over the last two decades; he has curated, incubated & led seed investment of 100+ startups. OYO Rooms is the biggest success story of accelerators in India, followed by Beardo which is a recent acquisition by Marico Ltd. Both the startups were curated, mentored and seed sourced by Dr. Apoorv Sharma. Dr. Sharma holds a Ph.D. in Incubation with an MBA, B. Tech. from reputed institutions.
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