Kaushik Guha Thakurta
Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Kaushik is an entrepreneur, angel investor, business incubator and management consultant. His passion lies in implementing & scaling business concepts that have strong & wide-scale social impact. In the last 3 years he has incubated successful start-ups in the areas of fintech (focusing on digital payments & business lending for micro merchants), agriculture technology (linking farmers to markets), edtech (live digital classrooms & making quality education affordable to masses) etc. Earlier he had invested and incubated successful start-ups in India & US in the digital space. Before turning an entrepreneur Kaushik spent 10 years in business consulting and private equity where he turned around businesses, helped companies enter global markets and helped government agencies formulate and implement key policy & regulatory changes. He also spent over 2 years with Silicon Valley Buyout fund & played active part in Silicon Valley Community Foundation to help structure philanthropic activities for maximum impact. Kaushik is a Charter Member of the TiE and a regular speaker at NASSCOM, CII, Assocham etc.