Vision

All dreamers who dare startup in any part of the world will have a fair chance to succeed.

Mission

We help promising tech startups get discovered FAST, gain access to capital and critical resources that increase their chances of success all the way.

Looking at the pain areas in the startup journeys and equal amount of inefficient ways in the way noninstitutional investors end up building their portfolios, we saw a clear opportunity to solve this problem in a growing market with a platform approach

Anuj Jain
Co-Founder & CEO of Startup-O

Anuj is passionate about entrepreneurship and its power to create lasting value. He is a strong proponent of the ‘Pay it Forward’ philosophy and actively shares his knowledge and experience with brave young startups.

Anuj is driven by the vision of Startup-O to democratize innovation by enabling every promising tech startup in Asia to succeed with a ‘Fast’ connect to strategic capital, global experts & critical resources. He is a strong contributor to the Asian startup ecosystem, and as such, he has a deep understanding of pain areas for both startups and angel investors. He has trained over 140+ Asian startups via a series of structured bootcamps with LITHAN Academy, as well as mentored others at JFDI, SMU and INSEAD.

Anuj has deep ‘Go To Market’ knowhow across 14 Asian markets from ‘Japan to Jakarta’. He gained a wealth of experience in his career spanning across FMCG companies like Procter & Gamble, Glaxo Smithkline Beecham, WIPRO, BIC and in Tech Startup world with successful scaling of a Jungle Venture investee startup in F&B SaaS domain.

Nitin Nath
Co-Founder and COO of Startup-O

Nitin is a serial entrepreneur & angel investor in emerging Asian markets. His passion lies in enabling financial success for early stage startups, which inspires through their dreams, energy and courage.

Nitin is a firm believer in collaborative business models, and is focused on reducing information gaps in the ecosystem. He believes that the future lies with structures that create transparency while harnessing entrepreneurship and amplifying creativity. He has been focusing on the middle and small-cap opportunity in financial services in South and South East Asia since 2010.

He has spent over 12 years in senior roles with global investment banks including responsibilities for listed products, institutional sales, structured products and private banking coverage. In India, he has also set up a captive for Deutsche Bank where his legacy includes the creation of a global, process driven business organization focused on smaller and under served clients using technology and process engineering.