Raghav Kanoria

Raghav Kanoria is the founder and partner of East India’s first structured private accelerator, Neoleap Business Ventures LLP. He is also a co-founder and co-president of the Calcutta Angels Network. He adds value to companies by improving their core strengths, value proposition and corporate governance. Kanoria has led initiatives to raise $200 million for a real estate fund at Ambuja Realty. He was also part of the management team at Brand Capital, an initiative of The Times of India group, which grew to become a $1 billion program. Kanoria is a regular speaker for events on angel investing and is a judge for business plan competitions at the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur and the Indian Institute of Management at Calcutta, among others.

Entrepreneurial Zeal and Accelerator Growth in India

August 30, 2016

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, the founder and partner of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP. The entrepreneurship bug has spread in India, and a positive drive to encourage entrepreneurs resonates throughout society. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reported in 2014 that “58% of Indian adults (18-64 years old)...

The Rise of Angels in India

August 19, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, a co-founder and co-president of the Calcutta Angels Network. India is emerging as an entrepreneurial haven. The Economic Survey 2014-15 placed India as the fourth biggest startup hub in the world. According to the report, this dynamic environment...