Ravi Ranjan

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Ravi was the curator and business advisor for Shark Tank India Launch. He is an Entrepreneurship Evangelist, Startup Expert, and Govt. Advisor (Entrepreneurship), Expert in Open Innovation, Policy Advocacy as well as a 2x TEDx Speaker and a sought-after professional Public Speaker.

Ravi is an alumnus of The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), a premier professional exchange program by the U.S. Govt. Department of States. 

Ravi has represented Indian entrepreneurship stories at various global startup events and is a regular speaker at top Startup and business events in the country. Ravi has also delivered various sessions at Top Academic institutions across the country including but not limited to IITs, IIMs, NITs and many more. 

Ravi has had the opportunity and privilege to train more than 2,00,000+ aspiring entrepreneurs, 20,000+ Academicians and 2000+ govt. officials. Ravi has also been part of more than 2000 Startup events as a Speaker/Jury/Invited Guest.

Ravi's work has been featured in several domestic and global publications over time.

His expertise lies across sectors such as Entrepreneurship, Angel Investment, Venture Capital, early-stage ventures, Government Relations, Global Startup Ecosystem, Business Incubators, Operations, Events, and Media

Coming from a small village in Jharkhand, his humble background helped him witness multiple geopolitical challenges first hand which inspired him to study Journalism and Communication. Ravi started his career as a Journalist & went on to join the Indian Entrepreneurship Ecosystem to help Startups solve problems. 

Ravi brings with him over a decade of expertise in helping startups, Entrepreneurs and Govt. across India and the globe to solve problems using Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation. Ravi thrived in new challenges, committing to continuous learning and thought leadership while demonstrating originality in thinking and leadership through action.

A connector, mentor and keen observer of the ever-shifting and metamorphosing Startup Ecosystem, Society, Business and Government space, Ravi has spotted social disruptions and changes while evaluating risks and economic rewards for enterprises.

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