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Centre for Startup Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CENSIE) is start-up focused firm Specialized into Startup advisory & equity fundraising at seed / angel /early stage / Series B levels.

CENSIE operates with a clear objective to support entrepreneurs with full energy and help them in achieving their goals.


Pitch Deck

Pitching documents are the very first medium that engage investor, hence it is quite important to have high accurate pitch that carry to the point information to gauze investor interest.

We help you to prepare high quality pitch deck in line with the investor requirement.We avoid copy paste hence our expert team help you to prepare perfect business plan and increase chances to get funding .

Fund Rasing

We have an access to the network of Angel investors, Early stage Venture capital funds and NBFCs. We help you to meet your money requirement by the way of Equity/ debt through different instruments.

We are open from technology/ Internet/ Mobile/ App/  IoT/E-commerce to consumer start-up across industry.


We help aspirants & budding entrepreneurs to refine their idea and help them to launch the project in real market, our network of awesome mentors back them with deep industry knowledge.

We also advice on legal/Intellectual property side.


Team Size


Ankul Maheshwari

(Founder & CEO)

Ankul carry significant exposure into PE activation in Hydro, wind & Solar energy, Logistics, Sports, Education, Matrimony, E-Commerce, Agriculture, fashion & retails , Food & Beverage. Significant time devoted into start-up management being a front head of managing almost everything at some point. Worked with 50+ aspiring serial entrepreneurs i.e. Neelabh Kapoor, Arindham Chaudhary, Gaurav Marya.

Graduated from XLRI, Jamshedpur and masters in commerce from Agra University Ankul previously worked with Energy Infratech, Athena Energy Ventures, OneEarth Power

Gaurav Kapoor

(Co-Founder & Mentor)

Gaurav carry over 2 decade of experience into IT education segment with rich practice in partner network management. His focus has been largely on setting up companies, generating new ideas for expansion and growth, management and marketing in the IT education space.

Gaurav was responsible to initiate, grow and manage the Autodesker by profession Education program with Vinsys in India

Kalyan C Korimerla


A serial entrepreneur having exposure into Large M&A deals, having rich exposure into executing large funding and setting up new ventures. Kalyan has previously worked with with JP Morgan, Arma Partner. An Innovator, Investor, Mentor & Strategist .

Graduated from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and MS from University of California.

Anuradha Gupta


7+ years of cross functional experience into research & financial data. Built the research product for VCCEdge, the data platform of The VCCircle Network, and established it as the most reliable and robust research solution for the Indian investment ecosystem, with leading global PE & VCs and Investment banks

PGDM from BLS Institute of Management, she love playing chess & participate in social educational activities in her free time

C.K. Sathiish


7+ years of experience in the Corporate Finance & Investment Banking. Raised funds to the corporate (Debt & Equity) both nationally & internationally while handled various advisory assignments and extensive grasp on Multi sector technical & financial analysis.

Previously associated with O.P.Jindal group; Athena group; Apollo Group of Health care to the tune of $ 6 bn. PGDBM, I.M.I Belgium, he love doing trekking, singing, philately.