Shantanu is an experienced Innovator with a demonstrated history of working in the startup ecosystem. His core competencies lie in scaling early-stage ventures, technology development roadmap, facilitation, and innovation consulting. He is a strong technologist with vast experience in evaluating technologies from the startup perspective in various verticals – EV, renewables, IoT/IIoT, Agritech, and others. He is an expert in acquiring robust market-ready technologies from a concept level, and scaling them in the market.
Supriya is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the Indian startup ecosystem. Throughout her career, she has excelled in multiple roles, including fundraising, investor relations, PR, and communications at early-stage startups. Passionate about the startup ecosystem, she is focused on driving growth for both startups as well as investors. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management, majoring in Finance from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore.
Gaurav has completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering and MTech in Thermal Systems from IIT Madras. He has worked with start-ups like The ePlane Company, Hero Motorcorps, Orangewood Labs, Allo Batteries and participated in building a sustainable future. Prior to joining Transition VC, he worked at Groww as an Associate Product Manager, built products enabling growth for the next 50mn Indians. His interest lies in making nation energy independent and is passionate about renewable energy, battery technology, green hydrogen and other cutting edge tech developments. Outside of work, Gaurav enjoys playing badminton and cricket. He is also an avid follower of Formula1.”
Prachi has previously worked at PwC as a Tax associate for over 1.5 years. She completed her Master of Business Administration from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad in 2021. In addition to intellectual pursuits, she indulges in movies and relishes her daily dose of coffee, while conscientiously incorporating physical exercise into her daily
Rohan has completed his BA Economics honors in 2021 and worked at the Climate Change and Sustainability team of KPMG for 1 year prior to joining TVC. He is passionate about sustainability and clean energy. Rohan enjoy playing football and watching sports.
Navigating the startup landscape since 2018, Aanchal founded two startups. Lost Lama- a travel company and Envome- a sustainable D2C packaging brand, driven by a passion for innovation. Her transition to the world of Venture Capital at StrongHer Ventures focused on Gender-Lens Investing in support of women entrepreneurs in a global landscape and Fundraising for diversity. Aanchal also had the privilege of guiding the Arise Accelerator program’s cohort to success. With Transition VC, she aspires to contribute to the development of a global deep-tech climate startup ecosystem through the Net Zero Warriors Accelerator Initiative.
Anju has previously interned at Orb Energy and CoCreate Ventures. She is currently in her last semester of B.Tech in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) at PES University and will be graduating in the class on 2023. Anju is passionate about clean tech and intends on playing an active role in creating a sustainable and clean future.
Rajesh Doshi is the Managing Director of STEER Advisors with over 20 years of experience in fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, legal and regulatory affairs, and industry consolidations for large PE. He has worked across various sectors including EV, healthcare, pharma, industrials, telecom, and media. Rajesh has rich experience in M&A transactions and P.E./V.C. investments in India and abroad, having worked with leading Indian business groups such as Crompton Greaves, Reliance Industries, Future Capital Holdings, and Religare Enterprises. He has led transactions across diverse sectors in deals ranging from US $ 250 Mn to US $ 650 Mn, representing both corporate and private equity investors.
Anuj Khanna was born and raised in New Delhi and did his schooling from Modern School, New Delhi. He has an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Currently he is pursuing an Executive Master’s degree in Management of Energy from BI Business School in Oslo.
Mr. Khanna has worked at C&S Electric Ltd. for 22 years in various capacities and has been part of the leadership team of the family business for the last 12 years in the capacity of Managing Director. He has worked with and led several business units within the company. His experience spans electromechanical and electronic products, standard components and customized project solutions, Indian and export markets, domestic and overseas manufacturing, mature businesses and greenfield ventures. At the Corporate level he has been involved in initiatives in fund raising, treasury control, project evaluations, joint-ventures, acquisitions, divestments and restructuring.
During this tenure, his interactions with various customers and policy makers from infrastructure and energy segments developed his interest in network industries and energy transition. He is a keen follower of energy transition policies and smart city initiatives, and the associated innovations in business models and product technology related to these fields.
Mr. Khanna has been a member of EO (Entrepreneur’s Organization), has headed the Western U.P. office of CII (Confederation of Indian Industries), and has headed CII’s Northern Region Energy Committee. He is an avid traveler, reader, start-up investor and adventure sports enthusiast.
C&S Electric Ltd has been a leading Indian electrical engineering company supplying products and systems for power generation, distribution and consumption systems. Post the divestment of C&S Electric Ltd by the Khanna family to Siemens Ltd. in 2021, Mr. Anuj Khanna continues as a Shareholder and Managing Director of Trimaster Pvt Ltd., which contains businesses retained by the Khanna family.
CA Amisha Vora is the Chairperson and Managing Director of the Prabhudas Lilladher (PL) Group, one of the Best BFSI brands in India in 2022, as recognized by The Economic Times.
With over 35 years of experience, Amisha Vora is a renowned equity market expert and frequently features on leading business news channels like CNBC TV18, ET Now. Amisha is also a member of the CII Capital Markets Committee and the board of the Association of Portfolio Managers of India.
She has won several prestigious awards, including the Rashtriya Udyog Ratan Award for Corporate Leadership and the Annual Impact Creator Award by the Governor’s office and Government of Maharashtra. As a philanthropist, she regularly contributes to Upashrays (Jain spiritual centres) across India.