Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India(SA&E India) is a Stanford Alumni Association group based in India that seeks to strengthen Stanford’s startup community by fostering relationships among entrepreneurs and alumni investors. Our community approach to the investment process creates diverse opportunities for education, professional development, advising / mentoring, and growing one’s business and investment portfolio. SA&E India has been set up in close collaboration with SA&E, Bay Area, which was founded in 2010 and has helped fund over 20 startups to date, greatly impacting the Silicon Valley landscape.


SA&E India brings a unique group of investors with deep experience, expertise and passion for entrepreneurship. In addition, this group offers potential collaborative partnership opportunities with the Stanford community in Bay Area and a commitment to nurture the early stage ecosystem in India with the innovative spirit of Stanford. SA&E India will provide an excellent platform for enthusiastic entrepreneurs to find mentors, investors and partners.


Paula Mariwala

Co-Founder & President, Mumbai

An alumnus of Stanford University, Pa...Read More

Chaitra Chidanand

Co-Founder , Bangalore

Chaitra is the co-founder and Preside...Read More

Ajay Lavakare

Co-President, Delhi

Ajay is an active angel investor. He ...Read More

Ajay Goel

Investment Committee, Bangalore

Ajay is an experienced and accomplish...Read More

Shaan Chugh

Vice President, Bangalore

Shaan is currently an investor at Wes...Read More

Pranav Pai

Co President, Bangalore

Pranav is the Founding Partner at 3on...Read More