Gaurav launched Epiphany Ventures, focused on investing in early stage companies in 2008.
He started his career as a management consultant at Diamond Technology Partners Inc. (DTPI), a strategy consulting company, headquartered in Chicago. At DTPI, Gaurav advised fortune 500 clients on leveraging technology to further their business objectives and enhance efficiencies. There, he gained tremendous experience in a wide range of disciplines and sectors, including Retail, e-commerce, Knowledge Management, Merger Integrations, etc.
After his return to India, in 2004, Gaurav founded a business in the mining sector, to supply iron ore to steel manufacturers in India and abroad. He has also served as the Vice-President, M&A for the $250 million Facor Group. He sits on the boards of his portfolio companies, MXC Solutions (Cartrade.com), Brattle Foods, iLevel Solutions and Vserv.
Gaurav has a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, and M.Sc in Finance from City University, London. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and mentors them actively through his association with TiE as Charter Member. He is also a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, which brings together the best young entrepreneurial talent across the globe, and a dynamic angel investor through his participation in Indian Angel Network and Mumbai Angels.