Amit

Name

Amit

Position

Board Advisor

Location

India

Summary

Amit joined Hunch Ventures as a Partner in early 2018. Hunch focuses investments across core sectors such as health, lifestyle, media, emerging technology, co-working, Food & Beverages & logistics. The family fund has currently invested in excess of USD 100 Mn across its portfolio ventures.

Hunch’s portfolio includes a few large projects where it has operational responsibility in scaling up these ventures. These include:

  • Blade India, a JV between Hunch Ventures & Blade US pioneering short haul “Urban Air Mobility” in the Indian subcontinent. Amit has been incubating this business from scratch as MD.
  • The Circle- A co-working space Incorporated in 2016 with over 200,000 Sq. Ft., The Circle is at one of Gurgaon’s most vantage business locations – Huda City Centre Metro Station. A high performance, intelligent and vibrant ecosystem that re-imagines public spaces as a medium of networking, learning and working.
  • Mercantile Ports & Logistics- Listed on the AIM Market, mission is to develop and operate modern ports and logistic facilities in India. The first infrastructure project involves developing one of India’s largest private ports and logistics operations sites in Karanja Creek, near Navi Mumbai. Amit is on the Board of Directors of MPL, UK.

Qualifications

  • PGDM from IIM-Lucknow and
  • Graduate in Civil Engineering (Hons.) from Jadavpur University.
  • Schooling from La Martiniere” Kolkata and St. Pauls, Darjeeling.

Key areas of Expertise

Successful track record in “thought leadership”, championing business transformation initiatives, innovations and transforming brands into leading and profitable market players. In Amit’s journey as an entrepreneur and in venture capital he has gained rich expertise in scaling businesses.

Experience

  • Co-founder & Managing Director, Blade India, a JV between Hunch Ventures & Blade US pioneering short haul “Urban Air Mobility” in the Indian subcontinent.
  • Co-founder, Teamonk Global
  • Founder, Quintessentially Lifestyle Services India & Luxury Hues Consulting
  • VP-Marketing, American Express Banking Corp