GetVantage brings on board Sajid Sundrani and Sneha Shah

The company plans to scale up its capital gateway and marketplace by 20x in 12 months

GetVantage brings on board Sajid Sundrani and Sneha Shah
Sajid Sundrani, head, investments, and Sneha Shah, director, growth and partnerships, GetVantage.

GetVantage has strengthened its leadership team by appointing Sajid Sundrani as head of investments and Sneha Shah as director, growth and partnerships to target new investment opportunities across sectors, expand its extensive partner ecosystem, scale its special projects division, and enter newer markets in the region.

Sajid Sundrani and Sneha Shah’s appointments will bolster the team’s ambitions to create a game-changing platform that empowers founders at every step of their growth journey, Bhavik Vasa, co-founder and CEO, GetVantage, said. “Their networks and wealth of experience in startup investments, finance, and entrepreneurship are helping unlock new growth opportunities as we look to rapidly scale our capital gateway by 20x in the next 12 months and also perfectly complements the existing skills we have in our team,” he added.

The all-in-one finance and growth platform aims to help online businesses across sectors harness the power of their revenue as a new asset class. The company claims to use a data-driven approach to eradicate bias and power faster funding decisions that help founders and e-commerce entrepreneurs with access to fast, fair, transparent, and equity-free growth capital between Rs five lakh – Rs five crore. Over 6,500 businesses have applied for funding via its platform which has funded over Rs 2,200 crores in GMV for more than 350 brands across 18 categories ranging from B2B SaaS and subscription businesses, D2C, e-commerce, edtech, healthtech, cloud kitchens, and nutrition, amongst others.

With 14 years of experience across venture capital, angel investments, consulting and entrepreneurship, Sajid Sundrani joins GetVantage from Mumbai Angels Network, where he led investments and strategy. In his earlier stints, Sundrani had also managed multiple VC funds at SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd, founded and scaled his own D2C startups, and built private equity businesses for various hedge funds. He has extensive experience in managing multiple VC funds, has evaluated more than 15,000 startup businesses, and has invested in over 250 companies. “While leading the Investments at Mumbai Angels, I noticed that many startups are diluting way too much in their earlier rounds of fundraising. Investors not only demand crucial rights, and hefty dilution but also try to squeeze sweat equity wherever possible. GetVantage is a game changer for the founders where they can raise funds with zero dilution and without parting any rights,” Sajid Sundrani stated.

Sneha Shah brings nearly 15 years of experience in corporate finance, SME lending, startups, and entrepreneurship. Most recently, she served as director, Wellthy Therapeutics, a leading digital therapeutics company operating across Europe and Asia, where she led finance and global regulatory certifications as part of the leadership team. Prior to that, she was the co-founder and head of business development at SME Corner and was responsible for scaling the company into one of the fastest-growing digital-credit providers for MSMEs in India.

For Shah, most companies are simply focused on squeezing their customers for every penny. “But, being a long-term growth partner means doing things differently. I’m looking forward to creating shared value across the ecosystem with our valued partners as we take a purpose-driven approach to meet the evolving funding and growth needs of India’s entrepreneurs,” she highlighted.

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