ABOUT StartupnREV

A one-of-its-kind annual event at a national level to promote entrepreneurship with real-life case studies.

MISSION

CATALYSING INDIA'S STARTUP ECOSYSTEM.

In today's Digital 1st environment, India requires young entrepreneurs to take advantage of the country's expanding commercial opportunities. We are encouraging individuals to be self-reliant in making decisions about supplying resources and producing wealth and employment through innovation and entrepreneurship.

VISION

ENCOURAGING YOUNG MINDS TO BECOME JOB CREATORS.

The journey of 1000 miles starts with a small leap of faith. We did a Bharatmala ride on two EV motorcycles through 23 states and UTs, stopping at 14 colleges en-route to spread the message of entrepreneurship using the creation of the world's 1st EV Ecosystem in India. We also showcased road safety measures by fixing 1000 potholes during the journey.

THE ORGANISER & RIDER

JOHN KURUVILLA,
Chief Mentor, Brigade REAP

When it comes to getting the finest out of you,John’s vast ability will come in handy. He has contributed significantly to every business he has been associated with his vast and diverse experience spans marketing, sales, brand creation, Operations, new business , general administration, P&L responsibilities, and entrepreneurship.


A 2 decade journey in the corporate world followed by 1 decade in the startup world John now leveraging his knowledge, network and experience in helping entrepreneurs build Sustainable and scalable business in India. When he is not mentoring startups@ Brigade REAP you can catch him farming , riding or playing a few games of live chess.

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THE ORGANISER & RIDER

GAUTAM KHOT,
Tech Mentor, Brigade REAP

Gautam Khot, with over 20 years cross functional experience in technology companies and startups in leadership roles, is in charge of REAP’s Technology innovation and product mentoring for founders.


While he is not busy mentoring bright young minds, Brigade REAP. Gautam is most likely to be seen with his camera deep in some jungle in India or costa rica capturing big cats and unusual birds. An avid motorcyclist, Gautam is also known to brew some exciting beer. His new passion is guitar.

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THE CORE SUPPORT TEAM

SOURABH KUMAR,
Co-Founder & COO, 
PotHoleRaja

Sourabh is the Co-Founder & COO of PotHoleRaja, who calls himself as the Sales Guy of the organisation. He has completed his BE from SIT Tumkur & MBA from SP Jain, Mumbai.

He has been featured in Professionals of LinkedIn, been awarded as India’s top 100 most influential global youth marketing professionals by ZoomTv & multiple accolades. He is a startup mentor in the field of social entrepreneurship & is a guest lecturer at B-Schools (Christ College Bangalore, BIT Mesra).

An avid fitness enthusiast having completed multiple 10k runs, half marathon, high altitude trekking.
He can be seen doing extreme fitness challenges every now & then, latest being 1000 pushups in 2.5hrs.

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