About

Have you always wondered what it takes to make an Idea go from ok to amazing? To go from Idea to Exit? What are the trends shaping India today, and how can we take the lessons from Silicon Valley and apply them at scale? We created Halo Drop to build a community of amazing entrepreneurs, investors, family offices, hustlers, and change agents. We want you to be inspired to learn, build, and become successful! We spend countless hours researching the top trends in India and America to bubble up the macro trends, find amazing companies, and share actionable tips for you to get started. This isn’t just a show for you to listen in on, we want you to participate and build. Visit https://halodrop.fm for more information.

About the Hosts

Vishal Gurbuxani

Host

An experienced and results-driven Founder, Operator, CTO from Startup to IPO, Investor, and Advisor with an entrepreneurial flair, impeccable business judgment, and substantial success in investing in, and advising high-tech startup companies. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the intersection of business and technology within products, as well as mobile performance marketing, and web and social analytics. Experience includes the creation and sale of companies, and investment in numerous startups. Utilizes an analytical approach to solving problems, and applies strong technical and commercial acumen in driving business revenues. Communicates concisely at all levels, and cultivates trusted relationships with key strategic stakeholders. He has seen the differences between what makes a company great versus what makes a company fail.

Sunil Verma

Host

Mr. Verma was previously a Partner in Venus Capital’s Private Equity Group, where he focused on investments in digital media and mobile in India and the United States. Prior, he was with Gabriel Venture Partners, a leading growth equity firm, where he assisted with the firm’s investments in India including Persistent Systems (BSE: PERSISTENT), MakeMyTrip.com (NASD: MMYT), and Tejas Networks; additionally, he supported several of Gabriel’s Indian portfolio companies post-investment including Allsec (BSE: ALLSEC), InvestSmart (BSE: INVSTSMART), and Provogue (BSE: PROVOGUE).

Mr. Verma has been a contributor to case studies regarding Indian investing for Harvard Business School and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He has authored numerous articles on various topics including the private capital markets in India, digital media and the mobilization of advertising.

Specialties: Mobile Advertising, Investing, Gamification, Digital Media

Krishna Subramanian

Host

Changing the advertising world: Captiv8 Co-Founder, Mobclix Co-Founder, Velti CMO, BlueLithium Co-Founder, Burrp Co-Founder, all things mobile...