Our Team

We combine global expertise and local insight to help you turn your ambitious goals into reality.

SILVERNEEDLE TEAMMeet The Team of Changemakers


Managing Partner | 12+ Years in Startup InvestmentAjay Jain

Key focus areas: fund raise, startup incubation, scaling product development, GTM planning & execution

Partner | 16+ Years In Tech | 4 Years In StartupDeepesh Agarwal

Key focus areas: portfolio construction, partnerships, product management, fund raise, deal sourcing

Partner | 25+ Years in Tech | 6+ Years In HealthtechSanjay Rastogi

Key focus areas: product sales, product management, GTM planning & execution, fund raise, deal evaluation

Investment PartnerAbishek Balendran

Key focus areas: fund raise/investment advisory, deal sourcing / evaluation / execution, portfolio management, exits
Venture Partner

Venture Partner | 30+ Years in Advertising, Banking, FMCG & MediaPrashant Panday

Key focus areas: marketing & sales, analytics & strategy (offline and online) and people management

Strategic Advisory


20+ Years In Tech, AuthorRama Iyer

Focus Area– Blockchain, Analytics, AR/VR, Robotics, Data Science

Site Leader – ExperianAnurag Garg

Focus area – Fintech, PMF, investor

Ex-Head of Novartis Biome IndiaRenuka Bodla

Founder and Entrepreneur

Brand BuilderViiveck Verma

Distinguished Essayist, Author and Speaker

EXPERTISEWe turn information into actionable insights

We work to understand your issues and are driven to ask better questions in the pursuit of making work.
Valuation Services
Development of Financial Models
Deal Structuring
Feasibility Studies & Business Plans