Consumer & E-Commerce Investment Summit 2019 / Speakers

Imran Jafar, Manging Partner, Gaja Capital

Imran is a Managing Partner at Gaja Capital. Gaja is India’s leading mid-market growth capital firm. Gaja’s aim is to help create India’s next generation of market leaders in sectors such as Education, Consumer, Financial Services and Healthcare.

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Ankur Goyal, Founder & CEO, &Me

Ankur is a recent MBA graduate from Stanford. He is passionate about Indian Consumer market and recently moved to India to start his food & beverage company. He is an Industrial engineer from IIT Delhi.

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Riyaaz Amlani, CEO and Managing Director, Impresario

Riyaaz Amlani is an entrepreneur and a restaurateur based in Mumbai, India. He is the CEO and MD of Impresario Entertainment & Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. and the President of NRAI (National Restaurant Association of India). He is often referred to as eatopian, hospitality wiz and a coffee baron.

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Tarun Khanna, Partner, CX Partners

Tarun is a partner with cx partners and has been with the firm since its inception in 2009. CX partners is a growth oriented mid market focused PE fund.

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Sahil Dharia, Chief Executive, Soothe Healthcare


Ketki Paranjpe, Managing Director, India & West Asia, L Catterton Asia

Ms. Paranjpe is Managing Director at L Catterton Asia, focusing on the India market. Ms. Paranjpe has over twelve years of experience in investment management and corporate advisory across Mumbai, Singapore and London.

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Zorawar Kalra, Promoter & Managing Director, Massive Restaurants Private Limited


Rochelle D'Souza, Principal, Lighthouse Funds

Rochelle is a Principal at Lighthouse and leads investments for the fund in consumer-focused sectors like Food, Agri, Retail and Pharma. She is currently serving the boards of Wow Momo and V2 Retail. Prior to Lighthouse, she was an Investment Banker at SBI Capital Markets where she focused on equity capital market transactions. Rochelle has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from Rastriya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (RVCE), Bangalore and an MBA from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research.

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Archana Jahagirdar, CEO, Angelworks

Archana Jahagirdar, the Managing Director & CEO of MentorX Incubation and Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Post Graduate degree from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University. Archana is actively involved in managing deal screening process including financial analysis and due diligence. She oversees the analysis of consumer and retail deals that are relevant to seed and series A rounds.

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Gaurav Sachdeva, Managing Partner, JSW Ventures

Gaurav Sachdeva is Managing Partner at JSW Ventures - an early-stage technology-focused fund. Set up in 2015, JSW Ventures partners with passionate entrepreneurs focussed on leveraging technology to build capital efficient businesses.

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Revant Bhate, Partner, Kstart

Revant is a Partner at Kstart, the seed fund of Kalaari Capital and brings with him over a decade of experience of investing, building & fund raising in the nascent Indian start-up ecosystem. At Kstart, Revant leads investments, portfolio management and overseas the expansion of the seed stage initiatives.

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Kabir Jeet Singh , Chief Executive Officer, Burger Singh

With a pedigree in QSR operations, Kabir comes with a product that satisfies even the most demanding. Having studied through two master’s degrees, a Masters in Financial Strategy from Said Business School (University of Oxford) and an MBA from the University of Birmingham, Kabir comes with an expertise of identifying locations, launching & managing operations and managing supply chains down to the last mile.

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