ABOUT US

Gilda 360 is a comprehensive 360 degree training platform for organizations. Envisioned by serial entrepreneur C.K Sharma, the platform intends to make global mentorship, investor, corporate, and government support accessible to organizations worldwide. We are additionally supported by Gilda Enterprise, a UAE-based conglomerate established by C.K Sharma in 2012 which boasts of a strong local corporate presence in Middle East, East Asia, India and Africa and has forayed into the startup ecosystem in India and the Middle East. . Mr. Sharma has initiated various startup enablers to provide crucial support during the various stages of a start-up’s journey.

Gilda Ventures

The  venture capital fund aimed to bolster capital accessible to startups

Gilda VC

The  investment platform aimed to bolster capital accessible to startups

MANAGEMENT TEAM

C.K.Sharma

Managing Partner, Dubai and Bengaluru

Mr. Sharma is an extraordinarily accomplished corporate leader who has been building global businesses in the electronics and digital solutions industry for the past 30+ years.  He has enjoyed an illustrious career with stints at Philips,Voltas, Electrolux and Jumbo Electronics and made him take on his entrepreneurial debut with Gilda Enterprises.  From modest roots as a small consumer electronics company, it has exploded into a large conglomerate boasting a turnover of $240m in 2016-17 with offices across USA, Hong Kong, India, Turkey, Poland and several countries in Africa.

Today, Mr. Sharma takes comfort in actively engaging with startups and has invested in 15 early / growth stage technology companies and is actively mentoring many of them.

Kishore Chand

Partner, Bengaluru

Kishore is a former successdul corporate executive who spent 16 years working for telcos in various positions across IMEA. Thereafter, he built two businesses, formed solid teams, these teams took businesses from idea to market-fit and then to growth, brought in investors and serviced many customers. He has directly invested, or have overseen investments in over two dozen startups across technology, health care, media and hyperlocal sectors.

He loves meeting young teams who are pursuing solid ideas by building services of the future.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashersiddiqui/

Asher Siddiqui

Member of the Board of Advisors

Abhishek Pandey

Abhishek Pandey is a seasoned professional proficient in the VC, M&A and Investments space. He is an active angel investor in technology and new media space.

He has been a successful tech entrepreneur wherein he exited his tech venture which he had co-founded, at a significant exit multiple.

Prior to his entrepreneurial stint, he made several venture capital investments as part of Corporate VC division of Times Group. He has also worked earlier in international investment banking with Deutsche Bank & Morgan Stanley focusing on mergers & acquisitions as well as corporate finance coverage and advisory for Indian and international clients.

He holds a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and an MBA in Finance from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.

CORE TEAM

C K Sharma

Managing Partner
After enjoying an illustrious career with Philips,Voltas, Electrolux and Jumbo Electronics, C K Sharma has built Gilda Enterprise from ground up to generate over $200 million USD turnover with offices across USA, Hong Kong, India, Turkey, Poland and several countries in Africa.. He also has 15 startups in his investment portfolio.




Kishore Chand

Partner, Bangalore
Kishore is a former successful corporate executive who spent 16 years working for telcos in various positions across IMEA. Thereafter, he built two businesses, formed solid teams, these teams took businesses from idea to market-fit and then to growth, brought in investors and serviced many customers. He has directly invested, or have overseen investments in over two dozen startups across technology, health care, media and hyperlocal sectors.


https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashersiddiqui/

Asher Siddiqui

Member of Board of Advisors
Asher Siddiqui is a senior executive with ~20+ years of experience in M&A, VC, growth capital, portfolio asset management, and technology start-ups. He was previously a Managing Partner, and part of the global leadership team at 500 Startups. Prior to 500, Asher was Head of M&A and later Head of Venture Capital at Etisalat Group (c. $43bn market cap, c. $14bn revenues). He led over 36 advanced stage deals valued at approximately $34bn and closed 20+ transactions valued at c.$7.5bn.

Kris Mohan

Head - Gilda 360
Kris is a management professional with corporate and startup experience. He has been part of the growth of 3 early stage startups in India and the Middle East


Hitesh Nathwani

Head of Finance
Chartered Accountant with experience in Statutory Audits, Internal Audits, Due Diligence and special assignments like Finance and Taxation Consultancy services focusing on early stage Startups and SME based in India.

Niranjan Matam

Business Development Manager
Niranjan is a passionate business developer. He enjoys connecting with people and making a change in the society.



Anmol Kalro

Marketing Lead
Young marketing professional with the zeal to leverage high-quality content for organic brand reach.