John F. Kennedy
To accelerate the journeys of entrepreneurs in scaling their ventures and contributing to economic and social prosperity of their communities.
To be the world’s leading institution helping founders build large and sustainable businesses.
An IIT Kanpur and Stanford alumnus, he co-founded Helion Ventures & is on the boards of Naukri, HUL, Skit, Urban Company, Gupshup & WhatFix. A Kauffman Fellow, he advises funds & startups.
An IIT Kharagpur and Stanford alumnus, he is an entrepreneur, angel investor & actively involved in the start-up and investor community. A TIE charter member, he guides startups through their scale challenges.
An entrepreneur, institution builder & philanthropist, he is an IIT-K and a UPenn alumnus. He is the Founding Dean of ISB, the Founding Provost for Anant National University, Founder and Trustee of Ashoka University and many more.
Co-founder of Helion Ventures & the Fundamentum Partnership, he helps shape the journeys of several category creating enterprises in India across sectors. He had also co-founded Daksh (acquired by IBM).
With a deep understanding of scaling start-ups in a global arena and cross-border cultural nuances, she led the Human Capital function at start-ups like UnitedLex and Exclusively.in She started her career at Daksh and was the CHRO of Lenskart.
An angel investor, advisor to VCs and founders, mentor to start-up accelerators, author & columnist he is an alumnus of IIT-M & IIM-C. He has been a part of 5 successful high growth start-ups and exits including an IPO on NASDAQ
We believe a start-up’s scaling journey is largely a product of the founder’s personal choices and the company’s circumstances
Passion For Creation
Exit strategically and look for next big thing
Building an institution: to IPO and beyond
Starting your journey
Move to a large company after a stint in entrepreneurship
Passion For Scale & Complexity
Successful Indian entrepreneurs, investors, and practitioners who understand scale by virtue of having built as well as having participated in building companies that scaled successfully
Artha is founded by Entrepreneurs, Operators and Investors who have all lived the scale story in all its nuances several times over; and have set up Artha as a not-for-profit organization with the sole intent of giving back to the start-up community.
The program design helps founders solve some of the wicked here-and-now problems that they are grappling with.
The workshops and online content are designed, and facilitated, by successful founders and practitioners who have a deep and holistic understanding of the start-up scale challenges.
We offer access to a wide network of mentors and domain experts who bring deep and well-honed expertise in diverse fields critical to scaling ventures.