• Munish jauhar
    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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Some of the companies we invested in

Some of our portfolio Companies featured in the media

Indian social commerce DealShare raises $144 million, eyes international expansion

High-profile investors are doubling down on their bets to explore the future of social commerce in India. DealShare said on Thursday it has raised $144 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its presence in the South Asian market and eye opportunities in international markets. The new financing round, a Series D, was led by Tiger Global and valued the Indian startup at $455 million (post-money), up from the pre-money valuation of $50 million in Series C. TechCrunch reported in April that the New York-based hedge fund was in talks to lead a large round in the Bangalore-headquartered startup.

DealShare raises $144 million from Tiger Global and others

Social commerce platform DealShare has raised $144 million in its latest funding round, at a valuation of $455 million. The round was led by New York venture fund Tiger Global and co-led by WestBridge Capital, Alpha Wave Incubation and Z3Partners. It also included partners of DST Global, Matrix Partners India, and Alteria Capital.

DealShare raises $144m in round led by Tiger Global

The Pink-City headquartered e-commerce company DealShare on Thursday said it has raised $144 million in the latest funding round which was led by Tiger Global. WestBridge Capital, Alpha Wave Incubation (a venture fund backed by ADQ, and managed by Falcon Edge Capital) and Z3Partners, partners of DST Global, Matrix Partners India, and Alteria Capital also participated in the round.

SME Virtual event platforms helped small businesses stabilize through Covid, cut down costs, says expert

The virtual meet-up and event platforms have helped small businesses stabilize and cruise through the pandemic’s limitations without worrying about business disruption and also understand the future of remote work by bringing people together across geographies, Lalit Mangal, Co-founder and CEO of Sequoia-backed Airmeet told Financial Express Online. The platform dubbed as Zoom’s alternative in India also competes with other similar apps such as Google Meet, JioMeet, Microsoft Teams, VConSol, Cisco, Webex Meetings, etc. Mangal had last co-founded the prominent real estate portal CommonFloor that was acquired by Quikr in 2016 for $200 million.

SkyLark Drones raises $3 million from InfoEdge Ventures, others

SkyLark Drones, an enterprise drone solutions provider, will use the funding to build out its geospatial intelligence product and expand into international markets.

Skylark Drones raises $3 million led by InfoEdge Ventures, IAN Fund

Skylark Drones, a drone platform company, on Monday said it has raised $3 million in a pre-series A funding round to strengthen its product offerings and fuel international expansion. The funding round was co-led by InfoEdge Ventures and IAN Fund with participation from AdvantEdge Founders, Fowler Westrup, Redstart Labs, IKP and Vimson group.


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