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Hari Balasubramanian

Director at Shopatplaces

About

Hari is an experienced entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor, and advisor with a passion for lifelong learning. Currently, he is focusing on understanding AI tools and finding practical applications for them in various domains. He actively invests in innovative startups and promotes lean startup principles, global thinking, local action, and fostering an organizational culture suitable for innovation. Utilizing OKRs, AI tools, and other proven methodologies, Hari helps founders stay on track and make progress. He has led numerous deals, predominantly in the Indian Angel Network and some in LetsVenture, facilitating exits and fundraising support for investors and portfolio companies. As a member of the Advisory Board of Ivy Cap Ventures, a Mumbaibased venture capital firm, Hari contributes to the decisionmaking process for investments in various companies. IvyCap Ventures has made 60 investments in companies such as Celcius, Eggoz, Deep Routed, Purplle, Clovia, Biryani by Kilo, Miko, Bluestone, FTCash, and others.

Stages
Geography
Cheque range
Investments
Pre-seed
Seed
India
NA
<$100k
Industries
SaaS
Media
AgriTech
Stage
Pre-seed
Seed