Apoorva Sharma Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 1

Apoorva Sharma General Information


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.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 203-206, 2nd Floor, B- Wing, Mittal Commercia
  • Asan Pada Road, Near T2 terminal, Marol Naka, Andheri (East)
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059
  • India
+91 022 0000 0000

Apoorva Sharma Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Autobrix 09-Oct-2019 Seed Round 000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
0000 00000 11-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
00000000 13-Oct-2016 00000 00000 000 Clothing Profitable 0000000 000000 00.0
Inc42 09-Feb-2016 Seed Round Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
Confirmtkt 06-Jul-2015 Angel (individual) 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
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Apoorva Sharma Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Apoorva Sharma Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 0 Mumbai, India
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Apoorva Sharma Co-Investors (21)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Venture Catalysts (Mumbai) 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Anand Ladsariya 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Anirudh Damani 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Neeraj Goenka 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Siddharth Ladsariya 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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