Sushanto Mitra

Founder & CEO, Lead Angels

More about Sushanto Mitra

Lead Angels works with startups at every stage of growth. At the starting up stage we provide strategic consulting and execution of incorporation related activities. For companies which have gained traction we provide angel funds. Companies who are in the scale-up stage, our advisory services assist fund raising from over 90+ funds across India and abroad. 

Earlier was the first CEO of Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, IIT Bombay one of India's most successful and pioneering incubator with investments across consumer durables, consumer internet, telecom equipment, healthcare and hardware product companies. Included firms like Sensibol and Webaroo co-founded by IITB alumni. They include many successful organizations which now contribute to the economy.

He has diverse experience and worked across various local & global firms in boutique investment banking advisory practice, equity funds, equity research, conglomerates and consulting companies. Sushanto's core strength is to bring together indispensable entrepreneurial experience for venture capital investments across domains. He has assisted market entry strategies, successful ipo and exits across diverse sectors. He has worked with multi-national clients & deal teams at CXO levels for companies across locations.

He is a TIE Charter Member and Member Mentor Panel, FITT, IIT Delhi. He has deep interest in early stage ventures and development of entrepreneurship. He also mentored start-ups at business idea level some of whom are now strong global companies in technology space. He is a visiting faculty for internationally acclaimed conferences and academic institutions including IITs & IIMs. He is the co-author of the upcoming book - Funding your Start-up published by Penguin.

Specialties: Deal origination, deal structuring, deal flow, syndication, deal structuring, angel and seed funding, private equity investments, mentoring, growth capital, pre-ipo, entry strategies, buyouts and deal sourcing

Featured speaker at previous eChai events:
eChai Business Partner Program

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Preferred eChai Business Partners
  • All Events in City : Discover Events Happening in Your City
    #Marketing Tools
  • Hearty Mart : Hearty Mart brings the 21st century retail format to the rural and semi urban market.
    #Consumer Brands
  • Mantras2Success : Mantras2Success aims to be a one stop solution for all the career-related problems of the modern- day professional.
    #HR Tools and Agencies
  • IBGrid : An all-in-one investment banking solution for India
  • CoKarma : CoKarma is a coworking space and a community of entrepreneurs, creatives and businesses in Hyderabad.
    #Coworking Spaces
  • Redicine Medsol : Creating a device to improve medical adherence for cardiac & cancer patients
  • : Leading Legal Tech company enabling startups & MSMEs to #StartProtectManage business through online CA, CS & legal services.
    #Legal Services
  • Pro Zero Carbon : Helping companies reach net zero through their comprehensive software and data backed sustainability solutions.
    #Climate Tech
  • Because : Full stack Branding and Marketing agency. Helping businesses turn into brands.
    #Creative and Marketing Agencies
  • ZenDevX : ZenDevX is a NoCode development platform to develop enterprise-grade web applications, back-office admin panels, and REST-API for mobile apps.
    #Development Tools
  • ES Healthcare Centre : Gujarat's first premium healthcare centre, Your one stop solution for all medical essentials.
  • Growth Iris : A digital agency built to help SaaS companies find their GTM and generate leads willing to buy subscriptions.
    #Creative and Marketing Agencies
  • DevX : Collaborative workspaces that ignites innovation and a Venture Fund also.
    #Coworking Spaces #Fundraising
  • Creatosaurus : Creatosaurus simplifies the workflow of creators & teams with an all-in-one creator stack to tell stories at scale.
    #Marketing Tools
  • Draper Startup House : Coliving and Co-working space for Startups in Bangalore
    #Coworking Spaces
About eChai Business Partner Program:

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Key benefits:

  • Engagement at relevant in-person eChai Meetups (~4 meetups/year)
  • Listing on preferred eChai Business Partners page (1 year duration)
  • Feature on eChai.Ventures

eChai Business Partner program starts with Rs. 50,000+GST per year.

You can reach out to Jatin Chaudhary, Co-Founder, eChai Ventures over WhatsApp or over email at [email protected] to explore more about it.