Centre nominates non-official members to the National Startup Advisory Council

Ministry of Commerce & Industry via PIB India:

The Central Government has now decided to nominate the non-official members on the National Startup Advisory Council representing various stakeholders such as founders of successful startups, veterans who have grown and scaled companies in India, persons capable of representing interest of investors into startups, persons capable of representing interests of incubators and accelerators, representatives of associations of stakeholders of startups and representatives of industry associations.

The nominated non-official members are as follows:-

1. Shri Byju Raveendran, Byju’s

2. Ms. Shradha Sharma, YourStory

3. Ms. Lizzie Chapman, ZestMoney

4. Shri Abhiraj Singh, Urban Company

5. Shri Kunal Bahl, Snapdeal

6. Shri Deepak Garg, Rivigo Service

7. Shri Bhavish Aggarwal, Ola Cab

8. Shri Krishna Kumar, Cropln

9. Shri Sanjeev Bhikchandani, Info Edge IndiaShri

10. Sridhar Vembu, Zoho Corp

11. Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Axilor Ventures

12. Shri Dr Subba Rao Pavuluri, Anath Technologies

13. Shri Mohandas Pai, Aarin Capital Partners

14. Shri Gopal Srinivasan, TVS Capital Funds Limited

15. Shri Ramesh Byrapaneni, Endiya Partners

16. Shri Prashant Prakash, Accel

17. Ms. Vani Kola, Kalaari Capital

18. Shri Manoj Kohli, Softbank India

19. Shri Rajan Anandan, Sequoia Capital India

20. Shri Amitabha Bandyopadhyay SIIC, IIT Kanpur

21. Shri Kunal Upadhayaya, CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad

22. Ms. Renuka Ramnath, Indian Private Equity & VentureCapital Association

23. Shri Venkatesh Shukla,The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE)

24. Shri Sharad Sharma, Indian Software Product Industry RoundTable (iSpirit).

25. Ms. Debjani Ghosh, National Association of Software and Service      Companies (NASSCOM)

26. Shri Uday Kotak, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

27. Shri Vineet Agarwal, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM

28. Shri Uday Shankar, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

The term of the Non-official members of the Startup Advisory Council shall be for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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