About Us

Purple Ventures is a private business incubator providing 360º services across business life cycles with a specific focus on start-ups & emerging businesses. We analyze problems using more than just traditional tools & believe in utilizing contemporary tactics & technology platforms. We also add an angle of innovation to take businesses beyond expectations. Our aim is to trace innovative ideas & opportunities & turn them into successful business ventures.

Our Scope

Our scope of work involves market research, creating business plans, financial modeling & the development of marketing strategies & plans. We also connect businesses with angel investors, venture capitalists, private equity firms as well as other sources for raising funds. Our methods can greatly benefit the entrepreneurial process, with due importance given to innovation, funding, quality & service.

We choose our companies with care, investing our various resources in only those companies that truly have a potential for growth. However, once we’ve picked them, their rise to good fortune is only a matter of time.

Our Mission

The Group’s mission is to create long-term shareholder value by enhancing its position as a leader & providing seamless integration & customization for all products & services & by providing unquestionable integrity, extraordinary service quality , & innovative solutions for our clients. The company’s philosophy focuses on client experiences through feedback, innovation, teamwork & integrity.


Our Partners

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Ateet Sanghavi
Prior to starting Purple Ventures, Ateet was an Investment Banker with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, previously known as DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd, one of India’s leading investment banks. During his tenure, he was involved in raising & executing over USD 8.0 bn through various capital market/M&A deals. He has also executed some of the largest deals in Indian history including India’s largest add on equity offering of ICICI Bank for USD 4.95 bn. He is also a board member / honorary board member / advisor / mentor to various listed & non listed companies in India & the USA.
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Dipak Sanghavi
Dipak Sanghavi, is the founder of Sanghavi group of businesses & has over four decades of experience. He started his business career by dealing in textiles & then later moved into jewelry, real estate development, stock broking businesses & information technology businesses in India & the rest of the world. He specializes in various areas including financial management, business strategy, business management & management audit. He is famously regarded as an astute negotiator.

Our Team

  • Ateet Sanghavi
    Partner
    Ateet Sanghavi is a Partner of Purple Ventures, and heads diversified functions, as finance, business development, ideating & incubating ideas.

    Prior to starting Purple Ventrues, Ateet was an associate with the Investment Banking/ Mergers and Acquisitions Department at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, previously known as DSP Merrill Lynch Limited, India’s leading investment bank. During his 6 years tenure, he was involved in raising and executing over USD 16.0 bn through various capital market/M&A deals, with some of the largest deals in Indian history.
    He is also currently a board member / honorary board member / advisor / chairperson / mentor to various listed and non listed companies in India and internationally including Universal business School, Dasra, rentomojo, Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Garware Club House. He often also gives guest lecturers to various education institution including the prestigious Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research.
    He has a Bachelors and Masters in commerce from University of Mumbai and is also a graduate of the prestigious Wharton Business School’s Executive Program on Investment Banking.

  • Nirav Shah
    Advisor – United Kingdom
    Nirav Shah has an extensive global experience in Banking. Prior to joining Purple Group, Nirav was Vice President with the Leveraged Finance Corporate Banking team at Citibank in London. During 9 years of tenure, he gained a global experience working with Citibank in Mumbai, New York and London. He also has a very diverse banking experience within Leveraged Finance, Corporate Banking and Risk Management. In his last role at Citibank, Nirav led the Diversified Industrials and Transportation sector for Leveraged Portfolio group in North America and was the founding team member of the group. He is a CFA charter holder, and has Bachelors in Management Studies and Masters in Commerce from University of Mumbai.
  • Sujata Butani
    Associate
    Sujata Butani is not just any young dynamic individual who has completed her C.A.P.E – II but, is also pursuing her C.C.R.A (Certified Credit Research Analyst) from AIWMI. She brings with her a number of years of experience predominantly with S.K.BatliBoi & Associates. (Ernst & Young ) in the TCE-Assurance Dept.
    She’s worked with some industry leaders such as Standard Chartered & kukreja Builders. When she’s not working Sujata spends her time educating the underprivileged & offering her help at Sehwani Medical Aid Unit.
  • Nishit Shah
    Associate
    Nishit’s experience is very dynamic and encompasses a plethora of sectors. He started his entrepreneurial journey simultaneously while pursuing his engineering degree by co-founding an FMCG distribution company. In the past, he’s also worked as a software engineer with Accenture India for a little over two years and has been faced with crucial operational challenges met in large organizations while working in various projects. His journey has always been passion driven; he enjoys learning about businesses across various industries and demographies. He has keen interest and wishes to excel in the strategy consulting space and optimization practices using operations management.
  • Sushant Bagade
    Analyst
    He is young focused individual passionate about finance. As a fresh and young mind, he aspires to achieve the knowledge in Investment Banking/Mergers and Acquisitions as well as Capital Markets.

    He is pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Management at an esteemed B-school in country Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) . He completed his Bachelor’s in Technology from College of Engineering Pune [COEP].

Our Services

CONSULTING SERVICE

Through our consulting services we empower businesses to take the right steps to ensure the growth of their companies. We strive to ensure through our strategic advice that businesses stay on the right track & meet their goals. Our services extensively help to bridge the know-how & implementation gaps businesses may face.

Ideator

An ideator is a conceptualist; the person responsible for coming up with the original gem of an idea that now needs to be translated into a successful business venture.
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Incubation

In biological terms, incubation refers to the act of keeping an organism, cell or cell culture in conditions favorable for growth and development.
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Strategy Consulting

Purple Ventures will help you envisage and decide upon a calculated route for your organization. We will lead the way by analyzing your current competencies and recommending a way ahead, whether by building on your existing strengths or creating new products and services.
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Marketing Consulting

Marketing Consultancy is the ability to find the right way to reach the right audience for your company’s offerings. Purple Ventures stresses on brand-building as it’s the first step towards creating an effective marketing policy.
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Legal Coordination

Purple Ventures takes care of all the legal red tape for your company. We assist in all legal matter ranging from securities law compliance to non-competition issues.
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Business Operations Consulting

Is your business running in the best way possible? Are the available resources being utilized in the most optimal way? To ensure that both of the above aren’t just a pipe dream.
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Market Research

If there are gaping holes in your goals and results, if your target audience is not enticed by your product, if you don’t know whether the market is ready for your idea, you need research.
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Social Networking Strategy

Social media marketing involves a deep understanding of what platforms your target audience frequents and their expectations.
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Advisory Board Recruiting

Advisory boards are essential to ensure that there’s always a clear and balanced reasoning associated with the company’s major decisions.
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Payroll Consulting

Payroll processing is one of the most important and necessary evils of running a business. Determining what salary a candidate deserves not only controls his motivation levels, but also directly corresponds to his value within the company.
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Financial Model

Financial modeling involves creating a model for everything – accounting to financial decision making.
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Business Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail. Without a plan, you will neither be able to sway investors nor run a successful business.
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INVESTMENT BANKING

Our investment banking services allow companies to access the tools they need for fundraising as well as the capital itself that they need to efficiently run their businesses. We make sure that no good business or idea is held back simply due to the lack of resources.

Raising Capital

Purple Ventures offers a full suite of advisory and capital raising services.
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Building Strategic Partnership

Purple Ventures will be the whiteboard that you write your organization’s strategic direction on.
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Exit Strategy

Because of the high level of risk involved with endorsing a start-up, and the initial period of little or .
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ANGEL FUNDING

Purple Ventures Handpicks projects, which it believes, truly show a scope of growth & through a structured deal, Invests in them meticulously. We believe that a company should never be held back due to a lack of resources and hence, step in as an angel investor to resolve such issues.

  • Growing a business demands the focus of a company’s senior management team. Purple Ventures enabled us to complete our business plan with minimal impact to our most valuable asset – time. Purple Ventures will continue to be an important contributor to our business team as we continue to evolve our approach to attracting the investment community. The team at Purple Ventures delivered exceptional quality service in every aspect of their client services. Their staff of professionals were extremely instrumental in fine tuning my creative vision into a well developed business plan.

    Zuzer Lucknowala – Party Cruiser Pvt. Ltd.
  • Purple Ventures prepared a financial plan for my company,Their research work was very accurate and the average sales, revenue and the cash flow data prepared me to make realistic decisions. They are a group of committed, dedicated and knowledgable professionals who are with you during the process, and after. With Purple Ventures on your side, you are in a win-win situation. They placed themselves in my situation and analysed my business as if it were their own business. I could never recommend any firm but Purple Ventures to provide business planning and consultancy services at this level of quality

    Nisarg Doshi – Doshi group of companies
  • The efforts put in by Purple Ventures unravel the mysteries of complex finance terms were a great eye opener to us. The team was very hospitable to us whenever we visited them. The Purple Venture’s team was always very professional in their interactions and all commitments made were honoured before the expiry of the deadlines. We also appreciated the way in which Purple Venture’s team was able to comprehend the details of our social project and capture them correctly in the appropriate financial fields. The financial expertise of Ateet Sanghavi was extremely useful in making out a complex business plan. The business plan made for Sahaara would serve as our financial compass for the next six years. We strongly recommend the expertise and services of Purple Ventures for any organisation that seeks to make a multi-year financial projection.

    Arthur Thangiah – Sahara charitable society
  • I worked with the team at Purple Ventures to accelerate the development of my company’s financial plan and strategies. They are a sharp,creative and result-focused group. I recommend them highly to companies of all sizes looking to turbo-charge the development of their strategic business plans and their business.

    Dhruv Lakra – Miracle Couriers
  • I was fortunate to have been assigned to Purple Ventures for mentoring, as a member of the DSI cohort of 2012-13. Their advice to restructure my business model was radical and i was unprepared for it at the time. Purple Ventures respected my decision not to change my business model and helped me regardless. Ateet and his team of enthusiastic associates gave of their time unstintingly, helping me format and then redefine my business plan. Four months later I have set up an independent practice as a social enterprise, following their recommendations.

    Shefali Shah – iHear Foundation

Ashok Piramal Group

WGJ

Times Of India

Travel Another India

The Big Umbrella

SMV

Renew Gen Ventures

Party Cruisers

Maze Catds

Darsra

Culture Aangan

SAHAARA

PSALM 23

Miracle Couriers

Mobie

India Resort Fashion Week

iHear Foundation
beyond smiles

Beyond Smiles


eduventive

Eduventive

excelus

Excelus

metalite

Metalite

oxford

Oxford Group

steps techniron

STEPS Techniron

vows

Vows


Label

Labelman

secure

Securetec

vivaah

Vivaah

dios

Dio’s

event factory

Event Factory

extreme

Xtreme Star


Contact Us

Address
14-A, Jolly Maker Chambers II
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021
Phone
+91 22 6615 8000




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