Associate Partner, Anthill Ventures
As an Associate Partner, Praveen drives corporate innovation programs and startup engagements at Anthill Ventures, a Singapore-headquartered Venture Capital firm with interests in media-tech, health-tech and urban-tech. With more than a decade of experience in B2B Product Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Branding and Product Management, Praveen’s experience spans manufacturing and services sectors in India and South-East Asia. Having co-founded the Indian subsidiary of a German multinational firm and worked with German people for most of his career, he has great affinity for Germany and is keen to nurture and further the relations between the Indian and German startup ecosystems.
Praveen’s areas of expertise are new market entry, startups, venture capital, strategic planning, devising and executing go-to-market strategy, new business development, sales planning and operations, social selling, unlocking new connections and opportunities, key account management, developing and nurturing business partners, market research & analysis and team management. He holds an Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and Master’s & Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station, USA and Osmania University, India respectively.
Areas of Interest: Mentoring startups, Scaling support and strategy formulation, Emerging & deep technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, VR/AR/MR, IoT, Analytics, VFX among others