An Investment Banker by profession, Gaurav is a first generation serial entrepreneur and the founder of “The Financial Supermarket Group”. The Financial Supermarket Group is serving more than 65 sectors and has over 4000 SME and Corporate clients. The group has expertise in the areas of Corporate structuring, Fundraising through Debt & Equity Syndication, SME IPO Planning & Listing and Start-up mentoring & Fundraising. Gaurav’s contributions towards delivering incubation, mentoring, industry expertise, networking and support services to young entrepreneurs is unparalleled. Gaurav is also the managing partner and a stakeholder of Venture Catalyst – India’s first Integrated Incubator and early stage investor in startups. He is on the advisory boards of multiple early stage companies helping them grow and scale quickly. He is the President-elect of a Regional TiE chapter and the Executive Director of BNI, Surat. BNI Surat is the fastest growing region across the globe with over 1500+ members. Gaurav is partner in a master franchise for CorporateConnections® in India. As National Director with Yash Vasant, he has successfully spearheaded the launch of 5 chapters in 4 cities in India with a combined membership of over 76 members in their first 2 years.