Innovation through startups

We had a very participative and informative talk by Mr. Shashank Randev this morning about ‘ Innovation Through Start-ups’ discussing drivers of innovation and what investors are looking at.

This is part of the Leadership Insights program being supported by the Corporate Outreach Committee at University of Stirling and SQA. Our sincere and heartfelt thank you to Mr. Randev for sharing from his world of experience addressing our 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year management students.


Mr. Shashank

About the speaker:

Shashank brings entrepreneurial and investment understanding with 15+ years of cross-functional expertise. Acquired a depth and breadth of experience from having worked in large companies, being the founding member for a SaaS startup (acquired by a Fortune 500 Company) to now an early-stage fund investing in technology-enabled startups. Shashank is Founder VC at 100X.VC – India’s first venture fund to invest in early-stage startups using iSAFE Notes. He is also an Angel Investor and Advisor with a keen interest in B2B emerging technology startups. Previously, he was the Founding member and Vice President of VCCEdge, the SaaS data platform by VCCircle (acquired by News Corporation in 2015). He launched the SaaS platform, led revenue, product development and growth initiatives for close to seven years at VCCEdge. He has also worked with NIIT Ltd. and Zensar Technologies Ltd. Shashank holds an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Engineering from Nagpur University, and an MBA from International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi. Specialities: Scaling up Startups, Accelerators, Angel & Seed Investment, Venture Capital, Global Open Innovation, M&A, Cross-Border Transactions & Entrepreneurship


08th of November 2021