Rajesh Sawhney

Rajesh Sawhney – Angel Investor, Founder of GSF Accelerator, Indiatimes.com, 8888.com

Rajesh is one of the leading angel investors in India. He has made with over a dozen investments in startups  in India and abroad. Rajesh is now building the vital pieces of a nascent early stage startup ecosystem in India. This October, he is launching GSF Accelerator, India’s first multi-city Tech Accelerator with backing from 30 founders and 5 venture funds. Rajesh is the host of Global Superangels Forum (GSF) and the  founder of GSF Superangels of India network. He is also the co-host and curator of Founders Forum India.

Earlier as the President of Reliance Entertainment, Rajesh led Reliance Group’s foray into media & intertainment spanning movie eco-system, broadcasting, and New Media. Previously with the Times Group in India, Rajesh launched a number of successful ventures across different domains: Publishing, Radio & TV, Retailing, online classifieds, MVAS, e-commerce and e-travel. He founded Indiatimes.com, a leading Indian web portal and pioneered MVAS services in India with the first cross-operator service 8888.  

Rajesh is an alumnus of HBS (AMP), and has a fellowship from LSE.