Global Velocity Ventures (GVV) is a value focused investment firm that provides management leadership and
a huge contact network to leverage its capital deployed in its investee companies.
GVV’s focus is on Clean Technology, Software products and services, Real Estate Development and Hospitality ventures.
Rahul is a serial entrepreneur and a veteran of many successful startups.
In 1993, Rahul started his career in the United States and was part of the team that helped establish Cambridge Technology Partners (NASDAQ: CATP), a global IT Consulting firm. The company grew from zero to US$650mi in revenues in 7 years with 5500+ employees. As a key member of the leadership team, Rahul traveled across several countries establishing CATP’s presence in countries like the Netherlands, Austria and India.
In 1997, Rahul moved to Bangalore, India to establish CATP’s offshore presence. As Managing Director and Regional Vice President Asia Pacific, Rahul established the most successful offshore business for the consulting firm, which was later sold to Symphony Services.
In 2000, Rahul moved on to establish Orbit-e Consulting (funded by Warburg Pincus) a company focused on providing IT Consulting and offshore development services to global clients.
In 2003, Rahul successfully merged his business into a Bain Capital funded company - E5 Systems, Inc. a global IT outsourcing firm based in USA, China and India. Rahul served as President of India and China where he helped in establishing the China offshore business.
In 2004, Rahul established In4velocity, which is India’s leading Real Estate ERP for Property Developers and Infrastructure players with 26,000+ users and 300+ clients.
Rahul has a B.A. in Computer Science from Brandeis University, U.S.A. He has played semi-professional Golf and has represented India in the Global International Schools Tournament at St. Andrews, in which India finished 2nd across 15 countries.
Ajay has been working with startups since his early days at Cambridge Technology Partners (India) (NASD: CATP). He was part of the finance team at CTP India and then joined the startup team at Orbit-e Consulting, a venture funded by Warbug Pincus with Rahul Chawla at the helm.
Ajay has grown through the ranks and his experience covers a solid understanding of International and domestic cross border financial issues including transfer pricing and US GAAP.
He has also specialized in creating the right plan for start ups including a realistic and tightly managed cash flow, event based investment strategy planning and growth funding related structures.
Ajay is a co-founder and key part of the In4velocity Systems management team and serves as their Chief Financial Offer, responsible for taxation, audits and financial control of the organization as an overall along with his team.
Ajay has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bangalore University.