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    Munish jauhar
    As the CEO/Founder of GrayCell Technologies Exports, Munish Jauhar has been living the tech dream. Post his Masters in Computer Applications from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, an enriching stint with Quark Media House as Product Manager and a US-based start-up, Jauhar moved to the next level. To satisfy the entrepreneurial fire in his belly, he took the risk and set up GrayCell Technologies Exports in 2004. Today, GrayCell Technologies Exports has grown exponentially. The team has swelled to a formidable force of 70 highly skilled professionals placed in two office sites located in the prime business and commercial district of Chandigarh. He was awarded the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award as the Most Promising Entrepreneur in 2011 for achievements in the software arena. One of the most difficult parts of starting a venture for any entrepreneur is finding that small bit of seed capital to get things going. To help and mentor young budding entrepreneurs, Mr. Jauhar launched GrayCell Ventures. His aim with GrayCell Ventures is not only to provide seed capital for start-ups in software, web, mobile and the cloud computing space but to act as mentor for the talent. GrayCell Ventures provides a combination of seed funding along with mentoring in a business accelerator environment for early stage startups

What We Offer

Having worked with hundreds of startups during his decade long journey as an entrepreneur, Munish has had first-hand experience of what pains and pangs constraint a startup faces. He works with early stage ventures to define the business plan and technology requirements. He also acts as an independent consultant and evaluator and the GCT Team can chip in whenever the venture needs development help or even a third eye perspective. He firmly believes that innovation and the right application is the key to success and loves to contribute to the tribe of pioneers that think differently and have the passion to turn their dreams to reality. He likes to work as a team with the new brigade of innovators. Our key USP’s include:

    • First hand industry experience that ensures high quality mentoring
    • Large talent pool of technology evangelists
    • Network of business and technology resources
    • Focus on the team and the product
    • Tangible inputs for isolating and minimizing Risk.
    • Follow the KIS (Keep it Simple) methodology

So let’s join hands and make future happen!

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