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Jamil Akhtar

Jamil Akhtar

Advisor at Knight Ventures
New Delhi, India

Mentorship Connection

$500 /month
This connection is free for Idea/concept and startup venture stages.
Benefits

Two meetings per month

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.

About

I am Jamil Akhtar from New Delhi, India. I have over 16 years valuable research, consulting, advisory, and investment banking and most recently entrepreneurship experience gained in a variety of industries including consumer & retail, M&A, industrial growth, and raising seed funding for his fintech start-up. I am a Founder of a Fintech Startup based out of India. My startup is a portfolio company of Startupbootcamp, London based Accelerator.

I’m interested in Africa as I believe these are the most exciting startup spaces on the continent right now. I’m looking to support Fintech startups in particular and sector agnostic startups in general.

I am a passionate traveler, avid online business reader and plays badminton.

Spoken languages

Bengali

Mentorship motivation

  • I am looking for new investments
  • I like to learn about industries and new businesses
  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to make new connections for myself and/or the organization I represent
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

I have gained experience in product/market entry fit, customer development, product design & development during my entrepreneurship journey.

I can offer “value add”

Business Model Canvas
Product Design & Development Guidance
Product Market Fit analysis
Go to Market Strategy
Forging Partnership & Alliances
Fund Raising
Valuation + Term sheet analysis
Exit Strategy