Dexter DiariesMay 21, 2023
Hustle Code - Dr Aniruddha Malpani: A curious case of an IVF specialist and a prolific Angel investor
Join us for an engaging and insightful conversation with Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, a respected & seasoned IVF Specialist in Colaba, Mumbai, with over 37 years of dedicated experience. His unwavering commitment to reproductive health has made him a trusted name, providing exemplary care to patients at the prestigious Malpani Infertility Clinic.
He earned his MBBS degree from the University of Bombay in 1983 before completing his MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from the same university in 1986.
He is also the founder of Malpani Ventures which stands as an eminent angel investment firm, passionately driving forward revolutionary ideas and nurturing the aspirations of budding entrepreneurs. Beyond providing essential seed funding, they go the extra mile as dedicated partners, offering hands-on mentoring and strategic guidance to empower determined visionaries on their transformative journey.
Their unwavering mission is to foster collaboration with top-notch teams, co-creating exceptional companies that redefine industries. With a wealth of experience, Malpani Ventures has made a significant impact on the early-stage ecosystem, venturing into diverse sectors such as Healthcare, Fintech, SAAS, Consumer tech, and Edtech.
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Rohit Pratap Singh, Managing Partner at Dexter Capital Advisors
In this episode, we bring to you an intriguing and insightful conversation with Rohit Pratap Singh, Managing Partner at Dexter Capital Advisors.
Rohit specializes in connecting with founders and promoters, focusing on M&A activities in various sectors, including Tech, Pharma, Financial Inclusion, Education, Manufacturing and Heavy Engineering. He offers expert guidance on a range of M&A topics, from succession planning and distress sales to acquisition strategies and divestitures.
This episode is an absolute must-listen for those fascinated by the world of Mergers and Acquisitions! 🎙️🤝🌐📊
Hustle Code - From Bootstrapping to an Exit valuation of 500+ Crore : Journey of Plix
Join us on a fascinating journey with Rishubh Satiya, the visionary Founder of Plix, a brand born out of the quest to address India's nutritional gaps. Plix is dedicated to plant-based, cruelty-free, and vegan superfoods. Starting from humble bootstrapping, Plix has now grown into a thriving enterprise, which was recently acquired by Marico for an exit valuation of 500+ Cr INR.
Hustle Code - From Startup Dream to Fintech Powerhouse: Decoding Decentro's Journey
Join us for an inspiring conversation with Rohit Taneja, the visionary founder of Decentro, as he shares his incredible entrepreneurial journey and the meteoric rise of his fintech company. Discover the secrets to their success, the challenges they overcame, and the critical lessons learned along the way. Don't miss this deep dive into the world of fintech innovation and the dynamic Indian startup ecosystem!
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Ankit Saraf, Senior Investment Associate at Dexter Angels and Dexter Ventures
This time around bringing to you a very interesting and engaging conversation with Ankit Saraf, Senior Associate at Dexter Angels and Dexter Ventures. Ankit has played a quintessential role in the expansion of Dexter’s network across India and globally.
What started as close network of friends and family till the end of 2019, Dexter currently boasts of 600+ investors – HNIs, corporates, family offices, and CXOs and founders at scaled up startups too. During the same period, Dexter has managed to build a portfolio of 30+ companies across Consumer and Consumer tech, Fintech, Healthtech, B2B SaaS, AI and Deeptech. While it started as a syndicate, Dexter is now launching its micro-fund – Dexter Ventures.
From his early days as an engineering graduate and his first job at India’s 2nd Unicorn to making it to Venture Capital, Ankit takes us through his journey and donning multiple hats during his journey so far at Dexter.
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Rishabh Banthia, Vice President - Investment Banking at Dexter Capital Advisors
Discover the world of investment banking in simple terms with Rishabh, a seasoned deal maker at Dexter Capital. Join us for a conversation that demystifies finance and offers valuable insights into investment strategies and deal making.
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Rishabh is a Delhi University graduate & an MBA from Indian School of Business. At Dexter Capital, he focuses on sectors such as Agritech, FinTech, EVs, etc.
At Dexter, he has worked on diversified transactions such as :
1) DeHaat's Series C, D & E rounds totalling to $195m
2) Sold Kuber Industries to GlobalBees in a one of India's largest transactions in roll-up e-commerce space
3) Pre-Series B round of BASIC Home Loan, a mortgage-focused FinTech player
Previously, he has seen both sides of the table i.e. worked in a buy-side role with PayU (Naspers Fintech) and in Strategy & Investor Relations with a fast-growing start-up FlexiLoans. At PayU, he was working on fintech investments across the globe while at FlexiLoans, he was a part of Equity & Debt raising initiatives at the company.
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Tushar Agrawal, Partner at Dexter Angels and Dexter Ventures
This one is special as it brings a wholesome conversation with Tushar Agrawal, Partner at Dexter Angels and Dexter Ventures. Tushar has been at the forefront of driving the investment syndicate - Dexter Angels and now the venture fund - Dexter Ventures.
Dexter’s investing wing Dexter Angels was started in 2019. In the last few years the investor syndicate has been a name associated with some of the most prominent startups across sectors. With a portfolio that boasts 20+ startups, many of which have been showcased on Shark Tank, the nascent team has had a commendable journey in the last 4 years.
From his early days of growing up in a joint family to experiencing a different India during his days as an MBA student, Tushar talks about how he found his calling in venture capital and what pushes him everyday to find the next big game-changer in the market.
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Gaurav Goyal, Principal at Dexter Capital
Gaurav is one of the oldest employees in our organisation. He joined Dexter Capital in 2014 and since then has worked across a myriad set of industries from health tech, gaming to the much recent Web3. In his busy life as an Investment Banker, we caught hold of him to learn about his journey in this much competitive industry, what keeps him passionate about the Indian startup ecosystem and how has his experience been at Dexter so far!
Dexter Diaries - A chat with Rashi Kohli
Rashi Kohli worked as a Senior Analyst at Dexter Capital Advisors for over one year from August 2021 to November 2022. As part of the Investment Banking team, she played a crucial role in some of the noteworthy transactions at the firm. As Rashi starts a new chapter in the world of Venture Capital and bids adieu to Dexter, we decided to catch up with her on her role, experience and learnings at the firm. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Rashi has had previous stints at EY and RCPL before she joined Dexter Capital Advisor. In this episode of Dexter Diaries, our host, Vijetha Shastry, gets a deeper insight of Rashi's experience in Investment Banking and more.
Tune in now!