Alok is cofounder and CEO of Indifi, a platform to expand access to debt financing for Indian SMEs.
Alok is a successful first generation entrepreneur based in India. Alok is also a founding member of Indian Angel Network, which is a forum for making angel investments.
He last led India operations of Canaan Partners, a premier US based venture capital firm. Earlier, he cofounded JobsAhead.com in 1999. JobsAhead.com is the leading e-recruitment business focussed on the Indian market, and was acquired by Monster.com recently.
Before founding JobsAhead, Alok worked with Hughes software in telecom and internet technologies. Alok is a computer science graduate from IIT Delhi, and completed his MS and Management of Technology programs from UC Berkeley.
Alok is passionate about creating value through startups! He is also keenly interested in entrepreneurship development in India. He has organised a venture community blog at http://www.venturewoods.org/
Specialties: starting and running businesses, entrepreneurship, early stage investing, technology investing, angel investing