Anjli is a serial Tech Entrepreneur, Investor and a Social Activist. She is the Managing Partner at EVC Ventures and is inspired by founders who are interested in disrupting the way the world learns.
Anjli was listed by Inside Business Magazine for ‘Top 25 Under 35’ Movers & Shakers.
She supports organizations such as Inspiration Corporation, which helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency through the provision of social services, employment training and placement, and housing and Chicago Foundation for Women which works to raise money to fund and support organizations that help women and girls.
Anjli is also a professionally trained Kathak dancer and has performed at various venues including Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, Fashion Institute of Technology and Nehru Centre.
Born in India and raised in the United States, Anjli attended the prestigious Horace Mann School in New York City and later received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Columbia University in the City of New York
Kathleen is a Partner with EVC Ventures and is member of EVC Ventures' Investment Committee. She leads EVC Ventures' largest industry segments in education and mobile apps and currently serves as the Director of three EVC Ventures' portfolio companies.
She is experienced in finance, business strategy, product management, sales and marketing. Her marketing and product focus makes her a valuable asset to portfolio company management. Her financial and operating perspective from start-up to growth stage make her a valuable asset to portfolio company management.
Her approach - help entrepreneurs with the hunger, experience, and commitment to build disruptive technology.
Kathleen holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from John Carroll University
Kurt is a Partner with EVC Ventures and focuses on the representation of companies in all facets of their business, including corporate formation and structure, business strategy and deal negotiation (merger and acquisition and capital raising), complex contract negotiation and drafting (including joint venturing, licensing, development and services agreements) and protection of intellectual property (including trademark registration and prosecution, copyright, and other computer and technology law). He represents primarily closely held companies in a variety of industries, including retail, fashion, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, media, ecommerce and computer technologies, with a high level of concentration in representing technology companies.
Kurt provides a wealth of business knowledge and background to his clients, spending a significant amount of time assisting companies in their critical management, operational and strategic business decisions, enabling clients to execute on their business model more efficiently and cost effectively.
Kurt earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Rochester and his J.D. from the Syracuse College of Law. He is admitted to practice before the State and Federal Courts in New Jersey and New York, and is a member of the New Jersey, New York and American Bar.
Vipul is a Partner at EVC Ventures and specializes in evaluating investment opportunities as the one of leaders of EVC Ventures´ Analysis Committee. He has over two decades of experience in financial planning and business development, with a strong track record of delivering growth by defining and executing strategic plans, recruiting and developing high-performance teams and driving product development and commercialization.
His responsibilities include conducting financial analyses, assessing technologies and development efforts, interviewing references, and researching markets for companies under evaluation. A serial Entrepreneur, an Innovator and a Business creator Vipul until recently was the Managing Director of GI Group, India. Vipul entered the recruitment sector over a decade back when he founded Elixir Consulting which GI acquired from him in March of 2012. Under his leadership, Elixir Consulting transformed into one of the leading names in the industry of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). A concept that was pioneered by Elixir for the first time in India. Vipul was also the founder of “Elixir School of Recruitment” India’s first school to train recruiters. In addition to his role at GI Group, he is also championing the objectives of ISF as a Trustee and Member of the Executive Board.
Earlier in his career, Vipul has managed several ventures which includes Websity, Regarde New York and Pristine. In the year 2011, he was awarded as one of the top 50 Inspiring Entrepreneurs of India by Cyber Media.
Vipul holds a BSS in Marketing from College of Business Studies and CPT in Production Technology from NIFT.
Sayantan is the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications at EVC Ventures. He is a part of the leadership team and is currently heading the marketing communications globally. His overall involvement includes Brand Management, Investor Communications, Public Relations, Internal & External Communications, Marketing Automation, Networking & Collaborations, Media Relations, Strategic Decisions and Team Management.
He has an affinity towards emerging businesses, enterprise startups and media ventures. Earlier Sayantan has worked with names like Businessworld, Jaarvis Accelerator and in the Entertainment Industry. As a skilled communicator with more than 5 languages known, he carries an ability to be comfortable with self-expression, foster healthy business terms and acts as a brand evangelist.
Beyond his corporate life, Sayantan is a professional musician with over 15 years of experience in music. He has served as a Music Director, Composer, Session Guitarist and has also worked with four mainstream movies till date. In 2015, Sayantan served as one of the youngest Music Directors at TSeries. He has been teaching music for over a decade now and has sound knowledge of media platforms which include radio, television, studios & new media. Connecting with people, public relations, came to him naturally at a very early age.
"No work is big or small. Keep hustling and the universe will take care of the rest."
Sayantan holds an Executive Masters in International Business from Oxford Business College UK, Post Graduate in Media & Entertainment from Asian Academy of Film and Television, PGDM in Corporate Communications & Double Major in Marketing & Human Resource Management from Asian Business School and a Bachelors in Science in Visual Communication with major in Audio Engineering from SAE Institute.
Sriram joined EVC Ventures in 2017 and manages the Portfolio Companies. He meets and works with the companies on a daily basis. He guides and regulates technology, strategy, customer success, funding, and sales. One of his research papers on building startup ecosystems in developing countries was published by President University, Bali 2017.
Prior to joining EVC Ventures, he was part of hi-tech companies in Los Angeles, California, leading angel investment group in Bangalore, India and a crowdfunding platform, Palo Alto, California.
Sriram is a proud alumnus of California State University, Osmania University and Hyderabad Public School.
Ishan is currently the Global Head of Talent Acquisition at EVC Ventures. He has worked for various portfolios of EVC Ventures and is responsible for workgroup business unit talent acquisition services, on boarding operations and HR initiatives.
His key areas of expertise lie in strategic workforce planning, talent acquisition, diversity & inclusion, and mergers & acquisition.
Ishan believes in building a strong TA team for flawless execution in hiring, redefining the recruitment metrics and serve as a boon to the stakeholders. He has earlier worked with Wow Jobs and was responsible for sourcing talents, mapping, screening and closing various positions as per the business requirements.
Ishan is a proud alumni of Delhi University and The Lawrence School.
Shruti is part of the Talent Management team and leads the strategic and operational aspects of the talent management function. She handles the annual implementation of the Performance & Development Appraisal (PDA), Talent Identification (TIP), People Review Session (PRS) and Succession Planning Processes including systems interface, stakeholder engagement, learning and internal communications efforts.
Her role takes an integrated approach to ensure we have the best people with the necessary competencies, skills and development opportunities to successfully deliver on our mandate. Shruti’s key to success lies in leading the team to ensure the work done on Talent Management continues in line with the vision and strategic direction established and is fully integrated with benefits visible for staff and managers alike. She comes with a rich 7 years of experience in managing human work force. She started as an HR Executive and a Coordinator and moved on to a HR Manager role and is now managing the HR gamut.
Shruti holds a MBA in Human Resource from Jaipuria Institute, Noida
Avijit is the Legal Associate at EVC Ventures. He has a demonstrated history of working with different legal firms and the Delhi High Court and was majorly involved in Drafting & Reviewing Master Level Service Agreements, Information Technology Contracts, Trademark Infringement, Software Patents, Unfair Competition, and E-commerce.
Prior to joining EVC Ventures, he was associated with firms like Singh & Singh Lall & Sethi, Babanjeet Singh Mew & Associates and Arvind Sharma & Associates.
Avijit holds a Masters of Laws in Intellectual Property from Queen Mary University of London and a Bachelors in LLB