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Apoorv Sharma


Dr. Apoorv Sharma is a Co-Founder and serves as President at Venture Catalysts. He has been instrumental in developing startup ecosystem since early 2000. He has been pioneer in establishing incubators in India. He has established over 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 recipient of prestigious Best Incubator Award given by President of India, for outstanding performance of JSS Incubator. Dr. Apoorv Sharma is PhD in Incubation from Amity University, Noida and graduated in Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur and diploma in Mentor Studies of 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 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.

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

+91 022 0000 0000

Apoorv Sharma Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Autobrix 09-Oct-2019 Seed Round 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00.0
0000 00000 11-Dec-2017 00000 00000 0000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00.0
FabAlley 13-Oct-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Internet Retail Profitable 000000 000000 00.0
Inc42 09-Feb-2016 Seed Round Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000 00.0
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Apoorv Sharma Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Apoorv Sharma Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 Mumbai, India