Amit is the Founding Partner of Singapore based Jungle Ventures that invests and helps build tech category leaders from Asia. Jungle invests across all early stages of start-ups and has 40+ investments in Singapore, Indonesia, India, Australia and other hotbeds of entrepreneurial activity in Asia. Amit brings 20 years of experience in go-to-market strategies and corporate development for start-ups and corporations alike. His corporate life gravitated around Asian market development for public listed tech giants such as Progress Software Corp (NASDAQ:PRGS) and startup experience is dotted with founding and working for startups mainly spearheading new business/ product roll-outs in the region. A Kauffman Fellow(Class 18) Amit has also presided as Vice Chair on the Board of Business Angels Network South East Asia (BANSEA) and currently sits on the Advisory Council for Ethics in AI & Data by the Singapore Government.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Amit holds a Bachelor?s degree with a major in computers from Mumbai University, India. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Post Graduate Program at the prestigious National Center for Software Technology, an autonomous society involved in research and development under the administrative purview of the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India.
As a member of Class 18, Amit served his fellowship at Jungle Ventures under the mentorship of Chairman, Peng T. Ong.