Prajakt is an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship evangelist.
His personal goal in life is to encourage and assist a 100,000 people to become entrepreneurs.
Prajakt is the founder of Applyifi, Co-creator of The Reset Program and The Growth Labs
Applyifi helps startups create a comprehensive business plan and a powerful investor pitch deck. Applyifi's proprietory startup scorecard assesses the venture on its business and investment readiness, providing actionable insight that help them improve their chances of success.
The Reset Program provides experienced advice + implementation support to help business leaders reset business plans. Implemented by industry veterans to help companies to survive and thrive in the changed and challenging business scenario. Think of The Reset Program as the advisory board you wish you had.
Before starting Applyifi, Prajakt was the head of operations at Indian Angel Network, 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.
Prajakt blogs on The Hub for Startups.
The Hub for Startups
The Hub for Startups is Prajakt's blog and resource centre for startups and early-stage companies.
It has a collection of articles from his experiences as an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship evangelist.