For over 17 years, Prajakt has been an active participant in the startup eco-system in India as an entrepreneur, mentor and angel investor.

Prajakt Raut is the founder of Applyifi, co-creator of India CXO Fund and Managing Partner of Supply Chain Labs by PE Firm Lumis Partners. Prajakt is also the director – startup success of Excelerate, a platform that connects curated B2B startups to Global 5000 corporations.

Previously, Prajakt was head of operations at Indian Angel Network and Asia Director for The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Prajakt also co-founded Orange Cross and was a founding member of Idealake Technologies.