Founded: October 2014
City Leaders: Sainath S
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Times: Sessions occur Friday evenings from about 3:00PM – 6:00PM. It’s helpful to arrive a few minutes early.

We are excited to announce Bangalore as our first city in India!

Anyone can apply but you must be invited to join a House. We curate a new group of entrepreneurs and thought leaders for every session. Please apply if you are interested in attending.


Sainath S, City Director
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Founder of a leadership pedestal platform called L-Perspective & ELADO

Enjoying the interesting phase of being an entrepreneur, from willingness to make mistakes, dirtying my hands and staying true to myself. I also consult organizations based out of India for their India business entry strategy, performance exuberance and facilitate go-to-market & the last mile milieu.

The other half of my time been interacting on renewable ecosystem, as a social entrepreneur; largely grounded to the alternate livelihood strategies & script new ways of being self-reliant.

My personal interests are community network hobbyist, travel, culinary and wine enthusiasts, an avid world cinema connoisseur, screenwriter, critic and a blogger.


Nanjunda Pratap Palecanda, Co-City Director
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Nanju has been a serial entrepreneur in Technology, Analytics and IOT space. An alumni of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

He brings 22 years of experience in Product development and Management. Currently he heads Venture Partners, which is dedicated to provide a forum for the exchange of information and developments affecting emerging companies.

Conduct in-depth research that leads and shapes to new ideas, priorities for solving problems and examine growth toward innovation, opportunity and improve access for the flow of capital to build sustaining businesses.

Anand P, House Lead
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A serial entrepreneur with ELADO and Surgeforth. Fondly called as “The Buddha”.

An experienced professional having worked with companies like Pharmacia, Monsanto in the US and India. A tall order qualification consists of Engineering from CEG, Guindy, Chennai and Post Graduate in Management from IIM, Calcutta and University of Toledo respectively. Also certified in management from the Cox School of Business.

Actively engaged with CHRM, CAI and GMCI, he is on stewardship committee of several industry bodies. Pioneered and incepted companies like Surgeforth, a science innovation company and a smart instrumentation company in India.

He loves writing, espousing social causes and poetry. He believes that all problems can be solved.

Further all of this, a DISC certified trainer; ISpeak Trainer; Certified Assessor, HAS; Six Sigma Green Belt; Member, academic subcommittee, CII South Zone (2009) and Mentor, CAI India (2008-2010)

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Session Dates

Monthly sessions will be held in 2015 by invitation only to a new group. Anyone can apply to join the community and be invited to participate in upcoming sessions.

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