Atit Danak

Enabling startup and investor discovery. Problem Solver. Product Strategist.

Bengaluru Area, India

Zinnov

250 /30mins

Short Biography

Atit has 7+ years of technical and general management experience, working in India and China, in areas of business development, product development, operational strategy and material management. During this period, he developed strong leadership, project management, client servicing and analytical skills as he successfully led teams to execute strategic projects in Asia, Europe and North America for Global clients. He has strong record of strategising and delivering growth programs (with CxOs) across sectors. He has a strong interest in social work and has been associated with socio-spiritual NGO, BAPS (of Akshardham fame), since 2000. Founded on the pillars of practical spirituality, BAPS reaches out to address many of the spiritual, moral and social challenges and issues we face in our world. Atit is currently focusing his energy to give shape to business ventures in India and China. He graduated with Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, Manipal, India.

Experience

Engagement Lead, Zinnov

Sep 2017 to Present

Focused on corporate and start-up collaboration. Design, launch and operate the corporate accelerator and other start-up collaboration programs.

Director-Partnerships, LetsVenture

Apr 2015 to Aug 2017

LetsVenture is India's largest startup funding platform. Founded in late 2013, LetsVenture is the most trusted marketplace for startups to create their investment ready profile, and connect to global, accredited investors for fundraising. Today 6000+ startups, 1000+ angel investors, and 200+ institutional investors from 21 countries are interacting on the platform. 59 startups have closed rounds on LetsVenture with $18M+ in total commits. Led by a strong team, with some of the best marque angel investors as advisors to the company, LetsVenture is an Accel funded startup, based in Bangalore.

Partner, AD Ventures

Jul 2012 to Jun 2015

Focused on providing venture assistance and strategic advice to ingredient and compounding companies in Flavor and Fragrance industry*. We opine-on and help refine business plans. We leverage experience and relationships to build teams, attract partners and customers and then—together—build a business. We are a hands-on team focused on enabling dreams of people we work with. *We have add excellent opportunities to work with startups in areas like B2B/B2C in Retail, Food & Health on business development, MVP role out & operations.

Education

B.E (Electrical and Electronics), Manipal Institute of Technology

Jul 2004 to Jun 2008

10th - 12th, Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute

Dec 2000 to Dec 2003

Consumer reviews

Sumeet

It was my first free consultation on the TapChief and experience was phenomenal. I'm very grateful to Atit Sir for giving me the much needed valuable insight with examples. I wish if the consultation time would have last for few more minutes or at least would have received the reminder that last 5 mins left, then it'll be much helpful for us. Anyways, thank you so much TapChief and Atit Danak Sir. :-) :-)

Abhishek

Call did not happen..Tapchief tried twice..

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