Harvard Alumni: India Founders Salon: Wealth Creation by Startup IPOs

  • January 12, 2022
January 27, 2022 @ 4:30 am – 5:30 am Australia/Sydney Timezone
Harvard Alumni: India Founders Salon: Wealth Creation by Startup IPOs

Dear Oxbridge Partners and Affiliates,

All members of Oxbridge are members of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs.

This month’s salon features an interactive discussion led by Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange). Ashish will discuss the wealth creation happening in Indian Capital Markets, capital raising avenues available to startups/smaller SMEs and new developments. Join the community and learn few ideas to implement in your startup journey!

Event Moderator: Saurav (Sunny) Arora (HBS OPM 2012)

About our Guest
Ashishkumar Chauhan

Ashishkumar Chauhan is the MD & CEO of BSE, Asia’s oldest exchange, World’s fastest exchange with 6 Micro seconds response time, World’s largest exchange with 5,000 plus listed companies and India’s first universal exchange to offer trading across all asset classes. He is credited with reviving BSE and completing its IPO – which was oversubscribed more than 51 times. He was instrumental in setting up India’s first International Exchange, India International exchange, inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in January 2017.

Prior to joining BSE, from 2000 to 2009, Ashish worked at Reliance Industries, India’s largest conglomerate as President and Group CIO, Head of Corporate communications and CEO of Cricket team Mumbai Indians in its formative years. From 1993 to 2000, he setup India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE), primarily on technology, Screen based trading system, satellite communications network, equities and derivatives businesses, and Nifty index amongst his many responsibilities. He is considered the father of modern financial derivatives in India due to his work at NSE.

Ashish is a serial entrepreneur and is considered one of the foremost experts in the fields of Information Technology, Finance, Markets, Micro structure of markets, cricket, telecommunications, organized retail, Oil & Gas refining and Indian social issues. Over the last 3 decades, Asish has received several Indian and International awards including Distinguished Alumnus Awards from both his Alma Mater IIT Bombay and IIM Kolkata, a rare achievement. He has also been awarded “Digital Icon of Year” by Indian Express Group and ranked amongst the top CEOs in financial markets by Asian Banker, amongst top 50 CIOs in the world by Information Week US. He is also a Distinguished Visiting professor at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

His quotes and writings have been published in various newspapers, magazines and journals in India and abroad. He co-authored a book on the history of the BSE titled “The Temple of Wealth Creation” and . A book titled ‘Stithpragya – the process of maintaining equilibrium’ has been written on his life journey

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