Nakul Saxena Joins LetsVenture As Head of Fund Strategy & Investor Relations
LetsVenture, a full-stack private marketplace that helps in facilitating fundraising for startups, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Nakul Saxena as part of its leadership team. Nakul joins LetsVenture from Amazon Web Services where he was part of the Public sector team focusing on Startups, Incubators & Impact VC's. Prior to that Nakul was a Director-Policy at iSPIRT where he spearheaded Startup policies with centre and states especially on pivotal issues such as Angel Tax, National Software Product Policy and Listing of Startups in India, Improving Ease of doing conditions for Startups, IndiaStack and other measures which helped government procurement processes for Indian startups.
An industry veteran with over 24 years of experience in Policy Advocacy, Banking and Airline sectors, with companies like AWS, iSPIRT, Indusind, RBS, Standard Chartered Bank, Carlson Hotels, Jet Airways, Nakul has also been part of executive committees and boards of government bodies like Chief Minister Start-Up Council for Rajasthan, Technical Committee on Digital Yatra and Drones stack with Ministry of Civil Aviation, focusing policy interplay with technological innovation and socio-economic development using India Stack.
At LetsVenture Nakul will be leading and building the Investor side of the marketplace for early stage business which involves individual investors, microfunds as well as Fund-As-A-Service provided by LetsVenture (private syndicates where groups of investors use LetsVenture infra to do investment). Nakul will also be working closely with regulators and policymakers, on need basis to help with the right investor policies to help build the ecosystem as well as help LetsVenture launch Micro Funds In India that will focus on ESG, Health, Bharat, AgriTech and Deep Tech startups. In addition to this Nakul will also help LetsVenture to access International investors as well
Commenting on Nakul joining LetsVenture, Shanti Mohan, Co-founder & CEO LetsVenture said- “LetsVenture is at an inflection point of scale as a platform. In the last year we have witnessed 4x growth and we believe the potential to unlocking capital from HNI is still untapped. I am very glad to have Nakul on board to be part of the growth story at LetsVenture”
On joining LetsVenture, Nakul Saxena Said- “I am very excited to be a part of the LetsVenture Team. LetsVenture already has great leadership, and a team with a strong business model in place. The opportunity is to build on this excellent foundation already achieved to grow the current investor base to a million in India and globally in the next 3 years. I am looking forward to being a part of this stage and transforming the vision into reality along with the entire LV team.”
Nakul will be working closely with Shanti and the early stage team at LetsVenture in redefining portfolio management for Private Investors for Startups through a need-based and risk- reward focused outlook of the Investors.
In parallel to this, Nakul will work towards expanding the investor base from the current 10,000 to 1 Million in the next three years from Indian and Global Angels and enhance the product offerings for investors and startups.