Khurana is an entrepreneur-turned angel investor. A member of Mumbai Angels, Khurana invests $10,000 in eight startups every year. He mostly invests in early stage ventures but not at the ideation/planning stage of a firm. Khurana is mostly looking for startups that have demonstrable products and revenue traction. His key investment areas include education, e-commerce, software, internet and internet-enabled services and mobile. . His portfolio companies include Rolocule Games, United Mobile Apps, Karmic Lifesciences and Carve Niche Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Last year he had said he will discontinue his angel investments.
Being the former CEO of IIT Bombay’s SINE, under Khurana, many SINE incubates had raised funds. These include communication app for schools Knit, IT security startup Wegilant and industry visit organising firm Purple Squirel.
A University of Texas alumnus, Khurana has earlier founded Corpus Collosum Learning Pvt Ltd and KITS (Khurana Information and Training Systems Pvt Ltd). He also works with various incubators, accelerators, startup events (credit jose), entrepreneur clubs and social media platforms, in addition to the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN).
Ajeet Khurana, an angel investor, who invests $10,000 every year in start ups says he’s going to discontinue doing the same. Hear him talk as to what stops him from investing his funds any further at tedxBandra.