Sumeet previously worked at Ares Management in their Private Equity Group in Los Angeles and with UBS in the Investment Banking Group. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Capacit’e Infraprojects Limited is a leading EPC company focused on residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Incorporated in FY13, Capacit'e has achieved significant scale with annual revenue from operations in excess of Rs. 10 billion, and a marquee clientele comprising some of the leading real estate developers in India. The company is promoted by Mr. Rahul Katyal, Mr. Rohit Katyal and Mr. Subir Malhotra, who collectively have over 75 years of experience in the construction industry. In September 2017, Capacit'e undertook a very successful initial public offering of Rs. 4 billion witnessing oversubscription levels of 186x from investors.
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Maini Precision Products Limited (“MPPL”) is a Bengaluru-based manufacturer and supplier of high-precision engineering components and assemblies catering to the global automotive, industrial and aerospace sectors. Founded in 1973 by the Maini family, MPPL commenced operations as a supplier of auto parts to Bosch and since then, has diversified to supply a number of other leading automotive OEMs and Tier I component suppliers including Eaton, Magneti Marelli and Volvo. Over time, MPPL developed competencies and qualifications in the aerospace sector and also supplies airplane parts to Snecma, GE and Marshall. MPPL has differentiated itself by developing capabilities to manufacture increasingly complex parts and sub-assemblies and has forayed into next-generation components such as GDI (a gasoline direct injection system) pump bodies, AMT (automatic transmission system) parts and LEAP (future generation of engine platform for single aisle aircrafts) engine components.
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Cravatex Brands is the exclusive retailer and distributor for FILA – the global sportwear and lifestyle brand – in the geographies of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The company also has the exclusive retail and distribution rights for Johnson Healthtech (Taiwan), a leading global manufacturer of fitness equipment whose brands include Matrix and Vision, for the geographies of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The company is promoted by Mr. Rajesh Batra and Mr. Rohan Batra.
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InCred Finance is a technology-driven new age NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Company) founded by Bhupinder Singh (former APAC Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank) and backed by Anshu Jain (former co-CEO of Deutsche Bank). InCred Finance focuses on Small & Medium Enterprises, Education and Consumer Finance. The company has a strong leadership team in place with deep domain experience, and leverages its technology platform to offer a branch-less and paper-less lending experience for its customers, especially those in the under-banked and under-served segments.
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Founded in 2010 by Amuleek Singh Bijral and Prof. Tarun Khanna of Harvard Business School, Chai Point has grown to become the largest organized tea retailer in India and is also the country's largest hot beverage delivery brand. Predominantly targeting the white collar population in India, Chai Point follows an omni-channel strategy comprising stores, corporate dispensers and at-home delivery to maximise its reach. The company has a pan-India footprint of over 100 stores at high footfall locations serving walk-in and delivery customers, and provides one the most sophisticated and technologically advanced dispensers for its enterprise customers. In addition to Paragon Partners, the company also has other marquee investors such as Eight Roads Ventures, Saama Capital and DSG Consumer Partners among its shareholders.
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Headquartered in Chennai, eShakti is a leading women's fashion brand founded by first-generation entrepreneur Mr. B G Krishnan. The company's key value proposition is its ability to offer customers the option to customise both apparel sizes as well as styles at affordable prices and within short delivery times. eShakti operates an asset-light model with a strong technology backend and robust systems, and predominantly caters to customers based in the United States, Canada and Australia. An early mover in the under-served segment of made-to-order apparel for women, the company has quickly grown to be a mainstream women’s fashion brand recognised for its superior quality of design and fabrics. In the past, eShakti has raised capital from a marquee set of investors including IDG Ventures, Ivy Cap Ventures and Infina Finance.
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InCred Capital is the wholesale lending and merchant banking platform of the InCred Group. With its focus on the ‘non-retail’ financial services opportunity in India, InCred Capital targets to create an integrated lending and advisory platform, and focuses on the structured credit, asset management and wealth management businesses. The company has a highly experienced and best-in class leadership team in place with deep domain experience and track record.
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SMEcorner is a Mumbai based NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Company), focusing on lending to the unorganized retail sector in India. The company does small ticket business loans in urban and semi-urban markets. SMEcorner uses a combination of proprietary scorecards, unique proprietary OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tools and other forms of machine learning/artificial intelligence tools to enable quicker and better quality credit underwriting. SMEcorner obtained its NBFC license in February 2018 and is currently present across 15 cities in 4 states in India and is proud of servicing over 8000 + unique customers.
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Founded in 2016 by Nishanth Chandran, TenderCuts provides freshly cut meat and seafood to customers through its neighbourhood stores, which cater to both walk-in customers and online shoppers. TenderCuts aims to serve as an alternative to local butcher shops by offering hygienic and superior quality products within a similar price range. Owing to its decentralized model, the Company has been able to converge the value chain to a single point with storage, processing, distribution and retailing taking place under the same roof. TenderCuts’ product portfolio currently comprises fresh chicken, mutton, seafood, marinades, pickles and eggs as well as cold cuts, sausages, kebabs as part of its ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook segment.
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Established in 2015, GoBOLT is a new age logistics player focussed on transforming the Indian ecosystem into express supply chain, enabled by increasing the speed and efficiency of the system through the use of innovative technology solutions.
GoBOLT provides line haul express solutions to the e-commerce and non e-commerce industry, and has achieved a ~6x revenue growth over the last three years. Driven by its capital-efficient asset hybrid business model, strong execution capability, proprietary tech-stack enabling operational excellence and ability to cater to diversified business segments, GoBOLT is one of the few tech-enabled logistics players to achieve profitability early in its journey. The Company’s technology solution is also offered to clients on a SaaS basis.
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Launched in 2016, mCaffeine is India's first caffeinated personal care brand focused on the millennial lifestyle with mass
premium offerings. A D2C brand, mCaffeine, has sold more than 10 million products in just 5 years of launch. mCaffeine currently is
present in 4 major categories - Face Care, Hair Care, Body Care and Lip Care. Its products are available at 18,000 pin codes across
India and are best sellers across multiple categories on major shopping portals like Amazon, Flipkart and Nykaa. They are also present
in more than 5,000 offline stores across India and have expanded globally to 3 countries.
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