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We are Partners in your Vision

Our Mission at Lava Star Ventures is to help entrepreneurs turn their own Vision and Ideas into successful companies that create, capture and deliver Value.

 
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Getting to know us

Who we are

We are a privately owned Angel Investment and Advisory firm.

We are keen to partner with enthusiastic, sincere and dedicated entrepreneurs that are passionate to grow market-leading business by disrupting traditional markets or solving problems or improving efficiency using innovative products or services.

While we only partner with a handful of companies a year, it means we can focus solely on those who we believe really have the right founders, team and drive to succeed.

What do we do

We help entrepreneurs in their journey of igniting growth, scaling up businesses, bringing ideas into actions.

We make Angel Investments and provide advisory services for startups and entrepreneurs. 

​We actively engage with enthusiastic human beings with an entrepreneurial mindset. We invest time in coaching and mentoring them and putting them on a success path in life and business.

Our approach is simple, sincere, yet transformative and powerful in its outcomes.

 
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Our Team

 
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Priyesh Kapadia

Founder

Priyesh is a seasoned entrepreneur, angel investor and business enthusiastic. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

He has over 22 years’ experience during which he has handled several audits, advisory and special assignments for various companies in different fields of activities. His clients included companies operating in retail, F&B, real estate, IT, trading, manufacturing and professional services segment.


Priyesh is an active stock market investor and has also invested in some private ventures in India and abroad.


Priyesh worked with international audit and advisory network firm BDO for almost 17 years and has decided to move out and pursue his passion of angel investment and advisory.


He joined BDO UAE in 2002 and was inducted as a partner in 2008. He acted as International Tax Coordinator and International Liaison Partner for the firm for co-ordination within BDO International Network.


He has been part of the core leadership team driving the strategic direction for the firm.  During his tenure the firm achieved multifold growth and achieved new milestones.


Prior to joining BDO, Priyesh worked with a reputed firm in Mumbai, India wherein he handled various assignments relating to corporate structuring (including acquisitions and demergers), transfer pricing, direct and indirect taxation, due diligence and internal audits.

Priyesh loves travelling and has visited number of countries across the world for business visits and leisure.

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Hemanshu Dhagai

Head of Business Development

Hemanshu is proficient in driving operations encompassing customer relationship management, administration, finalisation of strategic alliances, market analysis, and development & pricing of products based on market/ customer specifications.

He is an impressive communicator with honed interpersonal, team building, negotiation, presentation, convincing and analytical skills.


He has ability to think out of the box and contribute ideas towards achieving operational excellence.


He has over 23 years’ work experience in business development, sales, marketing and operations domain.


Hemanshu gained multicultural experience by travelling to various countries for business and participating in trade fairs and exhibitions.

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Services

 

What you are Seeking is Seeking you

We create, curate and customize innovation workshops that bring out hidden ideas to the surface and allow you to articulate using Design Thinking so that you can productize your innovation through Rapid Prototyping.

We help you your Vision, Validation, Venturing and Value Creation process from the first step all the way to establishing successfully.

As an aspiring entrepreneur, are you looking for help with any of the following scenarios:

  • I have an idea, need to evaluate with an experienced professional consultant

  • I have just founded my start-up with my own savings, need to get help setting up the business

  • I have been operating my business with few customers, need to understand how to scale the business

  • I need to formulate a business plan/financial plan

  • I need to raise external funding and need to know steps to follow

  • I have received external funding, need help in creating new Innovative Products, Build New Platform or Solution

  • I need a mentor to reflect on my strategies


If your answer is ‘Yes’, then we can bring to you a network of highly experienced professionals with Global Industry expertise to help you learn quickly from the BEST.

We look forward to your phone call or email. Let us help you turn your significant ideas into reality.

Go to Market Strategy

We support and provide advisory on Indian market entry strategy for foreign companies and international expansion strategies for Indian companies.

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Angel Investment Portfolio

Partners, Visionaries

Our founder has partnered with top-tier entrepreneurs in multiple industries and sectors. Check out some of the great companies our founder has made part of his portfolio.

We invest in companies for the long haul and understand that success takes hard work, dedication and sheer perseverance.

 
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Bert Labs

Bert Labs provides Predictive Asset Management, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Predictive Decision Making for Industries

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Gizmobaba

Gizmobaba.in is India's premier destination for the world's latest Gadgets. At Gizmobaba, we locate and curate the most amazing Gadgets from all over the world, and make it available to Gadget Lovers in India.

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X1Racing League

X1Racing League is the world’s first professional franchise-based motorsport league. X1 is launched in India in 2019, with 6 teams and 24 race drivers, both men and women.

This investment is made through LV Angel Fund

Client 3

Acculi Labs

Lyfas is a clinical grade smartphone based diagnostic tool that helps a clinician to detect subclinical Artherosclerosis, Endothelial Dysfunction, Sinus and non-sinus arrhythmia.

Client 5

myHQ

myHQ reinvents coworking spaces, office spaces & day-time lounges, cafes into co-working locations, under one app.

This investment is made through LV Angel Fund

Client 6

Agnikul

At Agnikul we design, fabricate, test and launch orbital class launch vehicles.

This investment is made through LV Angel Fund

Client 3

Correlia Biosystems

Correlia's immunoassay tools use a proprietary gel technology to accelerate the molecular interactions that are fundamental to measuring proteins.

This investment is made through LetsVenture SPV

Client 5

Infilect

Infilect is an Enterprise SaaS provider for retail manufacturers, retail brands, and retailers. With innovations in Image Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Infilect’s products empower the retail industry with unprecedented visibility into omni-channel sales, in-store merchandising and store operations.

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Entrepreneurship

Business Ventures

 
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LAVA STAR FASHIONS LLP

Lava Star Fashions LLP has acquired franchise rights to operate Calvin Klein store in Treasure Island Mall in Indore.

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THANCO'S NATURAL ICE CREAM

Lava Star Ventures has acquired master franchise rights for Mumbai and Thane for Thanco's Natural Ice cream and are in process of opening their Mumbai flagship store.

For further information and Franchisee inquiries, please contact hemanshudhagai@lavastar.in

 
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Contact

Have a great idea to share with us? Contact us to tell us all about it.

Lava Star Ventures
14/15 Adarsh Regal A, Adarsh Complex,
Off Marve Road, Malad (West), Mumbai 400 064

+91 9819394393

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