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Chintan Bakshi | Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chintan Bakshi

Chintan Bakshi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Startup Oasis, brings a unique experience of managing new ventures and tech start-up companies primarily in the BoP space, specializing in rural distribution. Chintan had over 6 years of new project management and implementation experience with reputed Indian and multinational companies like Maruti Suzuki and the Indian Hotels Company Limited, prior to starting his first venture in the year 2000, a web enabled eprocurement platform, Procurez.com.

In 2004, Chintan joined the Gujarat Grassroots Innovation Augmentation Network (GIAN), a grassroots technology incubator, as the Chief Innovation Manager. Chintan co-founded his second start-up company United Villages Networks (P) Ltd, a mobile enabled rural distribution company, in 2006 and was CEO of the company before the company was taken over by Oxigen Services India (P) Ltd, India's largest payment solution provider, in the year 2012. Chintan is an Engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Dr Pallavi Tak | Assistant Vice President (AVP) Social Impact Incubation

Pallavi Tak

Dr Pallavi Tak, Assistant Vice President (AVP) Social Impact Sector of Startup Oasis, is responsible for managing portfolio and mentoring of the start-ups being incubated in the social impact arena. Pallavi holds a doctoral degree in urban sustainability and a post-graduation degree in economics, specializing in development economics. She has a rich teaching and research experience of over 11 years, where her association has been with institutions like - Symbiosis School of Economics, Central University of Rajasthan and Manipal University Jaipur. She has also had a short stint as entrepreneur for three years, where she worked on nano technology for the health sector as well as numismatics.

She has been on the panel of experts at NSDC Kaushal programme for construction industry labourer in Pune, along with being actively involved in green building projects and IGBC. Her thesis work took her to examining social, economic and environmental sustainability of integrated townships in Pune, where she did a detailed study of Magarpatta City. She has published papers in national and international journals in the fields of smart city, green buildings, labour issues and integrated townships. She has attended conferences and presented papers at various organizations including IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, SIU Pune and SKOCH Group. In 2013, she started blogging on social issues and has a viewership of over 23,000. Her passion for creating social impact through entrepreneurship, took her to Jagriti Yatra in 2016 where she played a facilitator, the quest continues at Startup Oasis.

Abhimanyu Saxena | Manager - Operations & Administration

Abhimanyu Saxena

Abhimanyu have over 7 years of professional experience most of which he dedicated to hospitality and tourism industry. In past 3 years he have worked as Office Administrator in telecoms and educational institutes. His expertise lie in Event management and Office Administration.

Vaibhav Vashishtha | Sr. Manager

Vaibhav Vashishtha

Vaibhav has more than 4 years of diverse professional experience in corporate like Nokia, Siemens networks . He has worked closely in some of the Scaled and known startups in India like Zostel, AskME, JOAT etc. Being an Operation enthusiast, vaibhav helped startups to build process from scratch to help them to scale.

Amrit Tiwari | Senior Associate - Finance & Investment in Startup Oasis.

Amrit Tiwari

Amrit has an experience of 5 years in finance and has worked with H.C.C and Indian Institute of Management earlier. Earlier he has engaged with finance roles and has done work in Investment areas as well such as preparation of Term Sheets, SHA, Cap Table and Due Diligence Report. He has pursued his MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and graduation from Delhi University and CA Inter from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Abhishek Gupta | Sr. Executive

Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek is currently working as an Executive T-START program of Startup Oasis. Abhishek has over 2 years of experience in Designing, Planning, Marketing, and Team Leading with his Entrepreneurial skills.

Abhishek is a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Rajasthan Technical University.

Abhishek Purohit | Manager | Business Development

Abhishek Purohit

Abhishek hails from Jaipur and has received formal education in Psychology, English Literature, and Business Management. He has worked in the Travel and Hospitality industry in the field of marketing and operations. At Start Oasis, Abhishek takes care of Networking and is also part of programme and planning of accelerators.

Aditya Vyas | Senior Manager at Innocity

Aditya Vyas

Aditya Vyas, Senior Manager at Innocity, is responsible for Innocity program and providing quality support and mentoring to technology startups involved in the program. He holds a B.Tech. in Electronics Engineering and MS in Consultancy Management from BITS, Pilani.

He has more than 9 years of experience in building and profitably running his bootstrapped venture involved in IOT-Electronics and Software development domains. He has worked with and delivered projects in both B2B and B2C segments for various MNCs, SMEs, StartUps, Social sector enterprises and NGOs across sectors.

Ankit Garg

Ankit Garg

Ankit Garg, joined in 2019 as Executive- Startup Support under which he is supporting the Startups to build process from scratch to help them to scale. He is also responsible for Eco-system Development, Due Diligence and Portfolio Management.

He has 2 years of diverse professional experience in Max Life Insurance and Agri Tech Startup. He has done Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication from Poornima College, Jaipur.

He is always ready to take up new challenges and is dedicated towards delivering results within the available time & resources.

Anu Prriya | Assistant Manager

Anu Prriya

Anu Prriya works as Assistant Manager with Startup Oasis. She is responsible for the Women Entrepreneurship programs being implemented by the organization. Presently, she is taking care of the Project 'Her&Now' focused on providing support and mentoring to the women entrepreneurs across the state of Rajasthan. She holds a Masters in Business Administration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Central University of Rajasthan. She has more than 5 years of experience in the development sector with a primary focus on livelihood, women entrepreneurship, handicrafts and handloom sector along with experience in the CSR domain.

Anisha Saraf

Anu Prriya

Anisha has over 6 years of diverse professional experience in IT, Management and Product Development. For the past 3 years she has been a part of Rajasthan Startup Ecosystem. She holds a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from IIRM, Jaipur. Being a startup enthusiast, Anisha helped startups to build processes from scratch to help them to scale. Presently, associated with the Project 'Her&Now' focused on providing support and mentoring to the women entrepreneurs across the state of Rajasthan.

Shilpa

shilpa

A versatile writer and dynamic professional offering 3 years of experience as a Project Manager and overall, 10 years of experience in various roles viz. Process Developer, Quality Analyst, Assistant Manager -Training and Development, Event Manager, Shilpa is currently working as a Programs Consultant at Startup Oasis. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Sophia College Ajmer.

In her current role, she majorly supports in the planning & implementation of two - HER&NOW and WING - of the various Women Entrepreneurship initiatives being carried out by Startup Oasis. These Programs focus towards the development of Women Entrepreneurship in the country by promoting innovative, women-led enterprises across various sectors in Tier II & III cities.