Managing Director: Nirvana Ventures Advisors
Rajan is Cofounder and Managing Director at Nirvana Venture Advisors. An MBA from the Darden Business School, USA, Rajan over 15 years of experience in the consumer internet.
Before cofounding Nirvana, he was a venture partner at Clearstone Venture Advisors, the India Advisory of Clearstone Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm based in Santa Monica, Ca. Prior to Clearstone,
Rajan was Country Head for eBay in India and a member of the Asia Pacific Leadership Team of eBay. Rajan’s early years in the Indian internet were at the startup Baazee.com where he was a member of the management team. Baazee was acquired by eBay in 2004 in one of India’s earliest internet exits, Rajan is a Founding investor in CarTrade and has invested in/is a board member of Billdesk, Housing.com Games2win & Zopper.
Last year, India’s startup landscape (especially eCommerce) saw a slowdown in funding by investors along with cash crunch and valuation cuts. What are the real factors on why investors are holding back on funding startups and ventures alike. Some of the key questions to discuss: What has changed? What are investors looking for? Are there […]