Bikram Dasgupta to Nurture Young Entrepreneurs and Start-up Ventures

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Bikram Dasgupta to Nurture Young Entrepreneurs and Start-up Ventures

KOLKATA, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

BDG Global, a start-up venture promoted by Tech Entrepreneur Bikram Dasgupta, currently the Founder and Executive Chairman, Globsyn Group, will focus on nurturing and mentoring young entrepreneurs and also invest in promoting innovative start-up companies.

An alumnus of Harvard Business School and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Mr. Bikram Dasgupta is among the early pioneers of the Indian Information Technology Industry and has witnessed the emergence of the Indian IT Industry from garage start-ups to billion dollar behemoths. As Mr. Bikram Dasgupta transits from a momentous and frenzied phase of his life and embarks upon a new journey in his life, he is driven by an aspiration to plough back to society and community, his life’s experience; to arm a new generation of entrepreneurs and youth with the value systems on technology entrepreneurship that go behind creating fulfilling life stories through his venture BDG Global.

Speaking to the press on his plans, Mr. Bikram Dasgupta, Director, BDG Global said, “The industry is witnessing the emergence of a slew of first time entrepreneurs with no family history of business enterprise, which is an extremely encouraging sign and bodes well for the Indian economy. As a first generation entrepreneur myself I foresee a need to create an ecosystem that nurtures and mentors such entrepreneurs. Towards that end I am setting up a dedicated angel investment fund with an initial corpus of Rupees 10 Crores to help young entrepreneurs and start-ups add much needed traction to their vision, growth plans while accelerating growth. Besides pure play investment I shall also be using my own experiences to coach and mentor young entrepreneurs while helping them in taking studied strategic decisions.

Elaborating on his investment philosophy, Mr. Bikram Dasgupta said, “Our Investment policy and value system stems from our deep rooted passion for technology-driven innovations. We believe that technology plays and will continue to play a disruptive role in how we interact with the world, produce products or services, transact and drive efficiencies. I also look forward to investing in companies engaged in developing socially aware products that help reach the benefits of technology to the marginalised sections of society.

The list of start-ups where Mr. Bikram Dasgupta has invested, under the aegis of BDG Global, includes, FabAlley, an online fashion destination for taste-makers and trend-breakers all over the country, FreshWorld, an enterprising company which has innovatively ventured into a ‘Farm to Home’ concept by organising fruits and vegetables retailing in a distinctive street vending format employing ecofriendly delivery mechanisms, Spinny, a certified Used Car Portal, Arcatron, a company building next generation of devices to enhance lives of people with limited mobility and elderly care needs, Square Plums, India’s leading chain of branded rental homes for singles with presence in 5 cities and managing hundreds of properties, Blue Book, a company offering unbeatable discounts from your favourite Microbreweries, Restaurants, Cafes, Spas and Salons, Bars and Nightclubs and much more, ShoeKonnect, a b2b commerce mobile application designed specifically to cater to the needs of the footwear industry, LawRato.com , an interactive online platform that makes it faster and easier to find and hire the best lawyers in any city/court in India, Get My Parking , an end-to-end parking digitisation with the technology that provides real-time bird’s eye view of all parking information to urban commuters, parking management companies, and the city administration, X-Prime, developer of the world’s first FHE system that processes encrypted data at the same speed as unencrypted data, ESEDS School of Design, the first sustainable design school in India, FarMart, company which provide access of the latest agricultural machinery and modern technology to every farmer while simultaneously promoting rural entrepreneurship.

About Bikram Dasgupta:

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Technology | Innovations | Startup Investing | Mentoring Entrepreneurs | Care for Society (PRNewsfoto/BDG Global Private Limited)

Mr. Bikram Dasgupta is currently the Founder and Executive Chairman, Globsyn Group, with interests in Education, Information Technology and Skill development.

An alumnus of Harvard Business School and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Mr. Bikram Dasgupta is among the early pioneers of the Indian Information Technology Industry and has witnessed the emergence of the Indian IT Industry from garage start-ups to billion dollar behemoths.

The emergence of Indian Information Technology industry saw the birth of a generation of first time entrepreneurs – entrepreneurs with no family history of business enterprise. This generation was marked by their ambition and fierce determination to change the order of things. They innovated, disrupted and brought in new rules into the game. They lived by their instincts.

Mr. Dasgupta’s entrepreneurial journey is a story of this change. A story defined by its quintessential highs and lows, of dreams, of daring to think beyond the ordinary and an insatiable appetite for risk taking.

As Mr. Bikram Dasgupta transits from a momentous and frenzied phase of his life and embarks upon a new journey in his life, he is driven by an aspiration to plough back to society and community, his life’s experience; to arm a new generation of entrepreneurs and youth with the value systems that go behind creating fulfilling life stories through his start-up venture BDG Global Private Limited.

About BDG Global:

BDG Global, a start-up venture promoted by Tech Entrepreneur Bikram Dasgupta, currently the Founder and Executive Chairman, Globsyn Group. BDG Global focusses on investing in innovative technology driven start-ups and growth stage companies including technology driven socially aware product companies.

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