Position: Founder, Applify
Prajakt is the founder of Applyifi - a platform that helps startups refine their business plans and investor pitch deck [www.applyifi.com].
Prajakt is also the founding partner of The Growth Labs, a platform where growth-stage companies get sharp, incisive advice from senior professionals and experienced entrepreneurs. [www.thegrowthlabs.in]
Before starting Applyifi, Prajakt was the head of operations at IAN, a founding member of a leading incubator, and the Asia-Director for TiE (2004 - 2007). Previously Prajakt had co-founded Orange Cross, a healthcare services company, and was part of the founding team member of Idealake Technologies. While in college Prajakt had founded a printing business and has spent over 10 years working in leading advertising agencies.
Prajakt’s book, ‘Starting Up & Fund Raising’, helps startups understand an investor’s perspective, and helps them improve their odds of getting funded. The book also helps entrepreneurs understand the building blocks of a business.
He also volunteers time with organizations like the iSPIRT and TiE.