A seasoned startup entrepreneur, Rahul has proven experience success record to boot and with global attestations to back it up; with E-commerce out of India. His specialities are startups, e-commerce, and retail on the South Asian sub-continent. He is currently the founder of THe India Network, a company that works with startups at the grass-root. His forte remains all elements of the retail experience be it online or physical. By extension, he has vast command of all aspects of real estate: sourcing, pricing, negotiation, buying, leasing, renting, and development. Among his multi-facet experiences, he has been the Founder of NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd., and Cofounder of Fashion and You. He successfully grew both these startups to multi-million dollar valuations. He was felicitated for his achievements as a startup entrepreneur at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He is currently the Co-founder & Director at Scale Ventures and the CEO of Sun and Sands Advisors Tokyo, a Japan-based firm which brings large-scale Japanese funding and technology to India. To add one more feather to his hat, he is also the first person in the world with sleep apnea to do the Everest Base Camp trek.