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  • Who we are


    We are successful and experienced entrepreneurs & (former) corporate leaders.

    We provide the most holistic ecosystem for Enterprise tech and luxury/high-end B2C tech-centric startups in India & SE Asia.

    We have a hands-on approach with a fanatical focus on revenue, execution, and outcome.

    Sudarshan Narayan

    Managing Partner - San Francisco & Mumbai

    With Clark & Kent for over a decade, he has helped global and Indian businesses like HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Aditya Birla Group, VFS Global to name a few, hire CXO talent across Asia. At Amplifi, he's the lead mentor and driver of the program. His expertise areas include strategy, enterprise sales, branding & marketing, product positioning & fundraising. He's highly connected with large corporate CXOs, along with angel, VC and PE investors across Asia.

    Vishnu Bhat

    Managing Partner (Bengaluru)

    Formerly with Infosys, he has held positions such as Global Head of Cloud and COO Australia and led very large teams and P&L. Now a med-tech entrepreneur with Blue Neem, Vishnu brings a wealth of experience & knowledge on how to launch and scale a global business including operating & leading global centres of excellence and innovation.

    Suneel Bandhu

    Venture Partner (Mumbai)

    Suneel has worked in the telecommunications business in India in sales, marketing, and program management culminating in a COO position. He joined the Tata Group in 1989 as a Tata Administrative Service Officer. He worked on Group strategy and new business development during the early part of his career including setting up a joint venture with Bell Canada for wireless telecom services. He is now an Angel Investor and interested in investing in start-ups in India and Israel.


    Who we work with

    Angel-funded or bootstrapped startups looking to raise VC funding in a year's time

    Proven product and monthly revenue traction of at least $10k

    Service-as-a-software: technology-centric or tech-enabled services


    B2B examples:

    WFH / remote workforce management

    Employee engagement and management


    Architecture / interior design

    HR & recruitment

    Employee health management and insurance


    B2B commerce

    AI as a service, robotics as a service

    Cloud services | consulting

    Automation services |consulting

    Training using AR/VR


    B2C examples:

    Luxury e-commerce

    Virtual assistant | personal assistant

    Concierge | personal shopper | personal stylist

    Fitness instructor | nutritionist

    Gourmet food | cloud kitchen

    Real estate and real estate management

    Investment management | alternative investments


    Regions: Startups from anywhere with India & SE Asia and/or the US as their target markets

  • Value creation, not valuation.

    Graduated 1st cohort in 2016

    Graduated 2nd cohort in 2017

    Completed 1st pilot cohort in 2017 in Hong Kong

    Status of cohort startups :

    4 startups raised angel rounds from our captive angel network: Trilyo, Keito, Superwise, Dave.Ai

    Trilyo and Keito raised second-round from existing & new investors

    4 startups self-sustaining

    2 startups shut operations


    Cohort evolution :

    Cohort 1: mostly idea and pre-revenue stage and SMB

    Cohort 2: beyond POC with early-stage and enterprise

  • Alumni

    Our SaaSy startups!

  • What we provide

    Funding of $ 50k (selective - not cohort level funding)

    50 warm customer introductions over 6 months

    Mentoring on biz model, sales, brand & marketing, product design, and market fit

    One customer pitch day at the end of every quarter

    1-on-1 networking opportunities with target customers: over breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea (small groups) in the founders' home/office (once Covid restrictions are lifted)

    Credits and special rates from our partners

    Social media mentions/promos

    Introductions to investors



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  • Contact Us

    Whether you're a startup wanting to join our next cohort, a potential partner, a service provider, a sponsor or an investor, write us and we'll get back within 48 hours. We're SaaSy, that way!

    Goodwill Building, D 48, Manmala Tank Road, Mahim, Mumbai 400016
    Mon-Fri (9am to 6pm)