Founders and Management Team
Bluebolt has been setup by experienced and successful entrepreneurs. That’s the difference we bring to the table where instead of giving theoretical gyan, we work hands-on side by side with the founders to make their startup successful.
Anil Chhikara, Founder CEO
Anil is an entrepreneur at heart & believer in the power of dreams.
Life has come full circle now – Anil started consulting after exit from his Edtech startup in 2013, spent few years mentoring startups and building a successful accelerator program with $100m+ startup portfolio – and now back being an entrepreneur again!
Anil founded Startup India Foundation, a non-profit initiative by a group of successful and experienced entrepreneurs to help grow the early-stage startup ecosystem in India. Anil is a well-regarded startup mentor in the Indian startup ecosystem and a TEDx speaker.
Anil was the anchor judge for Haywards 5000 Haunslay ki Udaan, India’s First Startup Reality TV Show and the official startup coach for The Vault Show, India’s answer to Shark Tank. He’s fondly known as Katappa of the Indian startup ecosystem!
He has worked at senior positions with Wipro, HCL-HP, Parametric Tech Corp (PTC, USA), Cimatron Israel, Patni Computers (iGate), Jaarvis Accelerator before beginning his entrepreneurship journey in 2001.
Vikram Jhunjhunwala, Founder CFO
Vikram has vast Investment Banking & Capital Markets experience spanning over 25 years involving more than 175 deals valued at over $2 billion. It covers the full range of mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, debt placement, restructuring and business advisory across sectors such as Telcom, Media & Entertainment, Energy, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Services etc.
He became an entrepreneur in 2004 and since then has intensive experience in investment management which includes proprietary Investments in telecom, media, hospitality, agri-business and startup/ incubation funds.
He has worked at senior positions with Coca Cola, Reliance, Ernst & Young, Star TV and ANZ Grindlays Bank.