Akarsh focuses on early-stage commerce (B2B, B2C) and SaaS investments at Elevation. Prior to this, Akarsh was a Consultant with McKinsey, focusing on financial services and pharmaceuticals and healthcare clients. Akarsh completed his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (where he was an Institute Merit Scholar for both years) and BTech from IIT Delhi (where he was a Silver Medalist). He is an Aditya Birla and OP Jindal Scholar.
Today's shackles are tomorrow's opportunities.
"I feel there is nothing more inspiring than working with brilliant, motivated founders, deeply committed to making this world a better place, sculpting the realities they have envisioned, one hit at a time. I enjoy this partnership the most - the honesty, camaraderie, and the shared mission.
What I like the most about my work is the prospect of meeting and deeply interacting with multiple such people every week. If that doesn't inspire one, don't know what will!"
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