$5 Million
MAKERS FUND

Investing in ideas and founders that make peoples’ lives better, and India richer.

Meet the Investors

Aditya Pittie

Pittie Enterprises, Pune
MIT and Michigan Alumnus

Ravinder Pal Singh

DeepTech Investor, Bangalore
Co-founder, Rishihood School of Entrepreneurship

Ajay Gupta

Educationist, Delhi
Co-founder, Rishihood University and Bachpan Playschools

Sahil Aggarwal

Co-founder and CEO,
Rishihood University
IIT Delhi Alumnus

Darshan Soni

Entrepreneur, Indianapolis
Purdue Alumnus

Vivek Sharma

Investor, Boston
CA, CPA

Manish Aggarwal

Director, Bikanervala
Food Investor and Entrepreneur

Meet the Investors

Aditya Pittie

Pittie Enterprises, Pune
MIT and Michigan Alumnus

Ravinder Pal Singh

DeepTech Investor, Bangalore
Co-founder, Rishihood School of Entrepreneurship

Ajay Gupta

Educationist, Delhi
Co-founder, Rishihood University and Bachpan Playschools

Sahil Aggarwal

Co-founder and CEO,
Rishihood University
IIT Delhi Alumnus

Darshan Soni

Entrepreneur, Indianapolis
Purdue Alumnus

Vivek Sharma

Investor, Boston
CA, CPA

Manish Aggarwal

Director, Bikanervala
Food Investor and Entrepreneur

Making India Richer

We invest in startups that make India a:

1

Net Exporter of Products and Services

  • Reduce/substitute the need for imports by making a certain product or technology domestically available
  • Increase exports by creating a better alternative for international markets
2

Net Producer of Ideas

  • Makes India a net producer of ideas by Indian ideas to the masses, both in India and abroad. For example, lifestyle startups such as food and wellbeing.
3

Net Victor in Geopolitics

  • Strategic businesses that give India geopolitical leverage, helping the country increase its soft power on the global stage. For example, strategy technology.

Investment Themes

Investment Themes

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The Rishihood Advantage

At Rishihood, we empower makers with more than just financial support. Our unique ecosystem identifies, nurtures, and facilitates innovators. Joining our fund gives you access to essential benefits for transforming your ideas into reality.

Comprehensive Lab Facilities

Access state-of-the-art labs with the latest technology and tools for research and prototyping.

Expert Research Guidance

Benefit from seasoned researchers and experts to navigate research complexities and accelerate innovation.

Dedicated Working Space

Utilize modern, fully-equipped workspaces for creativity, collaboration, and project focus.

Business Coaching

Receive comprehensive coaching to develop strategic plans, understand market dynamics, and create sustainable business models.

Networking Opportunities

Engage with industry leaders, investors, mentors, and other innovators to open new opportunities and collaborations.

Team Recruitment Assistance

Get help recruiting talented individuals from a diverse pool of skilled professionals to strengthen your venture.

The $5 million Makers Fund is exclusively open to all students and alumni of Rishihood University students and alumni.

Begin your Makers journey today.

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Rishihood University,
NH-44 (GT Road), Delhi NCR,
Sonipat, Haryana, India 131021

For queries:  +91 88003 58567

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