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An initiative of Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan's Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator

Supported by Department of Science and Technology - Government of India
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Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator

Supported by Department of Science and Technology - Government of India


For entrepreneurs, turning a passion into a business is the ultimate dream. But that dream doesn’t come easily. SP-TBI through its mentorship programme provides a chance to its Incubatees with access to the business knowledge and guidance of experienced professionals.


Joydeep Ghosh

Joydeep is a senior Brand and Marketing Strategy & Operations professional with 16+ years of experience in driving Marketing Strategy, Advertising Communication, Media Planning and Execution. He is currently a Regional Lead for Brand Strategy at Brand Capital, the investment arm of Times of India Group, and based in Mumbai.

Chandrashekhar Bhide

Chandrashekhar is the - CEO of ZeroVir (offering automated contact-less sanitization for enterprises) & - Co-Founder at LithionPower (providing intelligent energy management for Electric Vehicles) He also mentors startups across industries, advising them on idea validation, product roadmap, product-market fit, go-to- market strategy, business planning, strategic alliances, etc.

Rahul Jain

Rahul is a marketing, communications, and stakeholder engagement specialist with over 18 years of rich experience. Prior to Adfactors PR, Rahul was at the helm of Corporate Communications for Varun Industries, AK Capital and Multi Commodities Exchanges (FT Group company).


Deepaq V Vartak

Deepaq V Vartak is founder of King Consultants LLP. With more than 25 years of experience in Sales Vertical across segments, he is the best in the industry when it comes to Sales & Marketing Strategies & execution. Deepaq V Vartak is mentor to more than 70 start-ups across India.

Prabhat Ummat

Working at the intersection of B2B SaaS, IT and Telecom & Retail, Prabhat has had the opportunity to work with top organisations, focusing on driving Enterprise Sales, Business Development, Strategic partnerships and Alliances. Currently Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer for an early stage Start-up, delivering compelling solutions in the Retail & Consumer domain


Niteen Gadgila

Nitin is a management consultant with 35 years’ experience, 25 years as a career executive with Indian conglomerates / MNCs and last 10 years as a consultant .A Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant & Company Secretary with business leadership experience. Former Managing Director of Solvay Pharma India Ltd., a BSE-listed pharma MNC for 2+ years

Veena Lala

Veena is a qualified Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Law Graduate from Mumbai University and PGDBM from Mumbai University. Veena is a Company Secretary and corporate and commercial lawyer.

Jayen Shah

In Dec 2018, Jayen co-founded Mavuca Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd. (www.mavuca.com) Mavuca is uniquely servicing clients’ needs for strategic & management consulting and capital – both equity & debt raising.


Kash is co-Founder of MAVUCA Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd, which has promoted MAVUCA Labs. He is a professional director in several companies. He was associated with Bajaj Auto and Kotak Mahindra for about a decade, before embarking on his entrepreneurial journey. Kash has over three decades of professional, global experience across BFSI, education, technology, pharma, medical equipment, etc.

Sandesh Hegde

Sandesh Hegde is a strategy, finance, and M&A consultant. He has consulted companies across several industry domains including technology, blockchain and fintech. He has also mentored several startups in various aspects of valuations, raising funds and product development process.

Vipul Somaiya

Mr. Vipul Somaiya is a qualified as Chartered Accountant in Jan – 2002 and was an All India 49th Ranker in C.Foundation. He has successfully taken over 2 CA firms. He has been in practicing in the industry for 19 years. He was a Past President - The Malad Chamber Of Tax Consultants.

Abhishek Barari

Abhishek is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is currently a Director at Somaiya and Co., a Boutique Tax and Compliance Consulting Firm which enables leaders to lead their business to success using timely compliances and accurate financial data along with innovative strategies for tax planning.


Aditya Mishra

Aditya is Founder of Amorqa – India’s pioneer in MortgageTech. Amorqa is simplifying home loans for the borrowers and lenders using its proprietary robo- underwriting technology. Before this, Aditya was India head for Core Banking at TCS. Aditya holds a PGDM from IIM Bangalore.

Sagar Chandni

Sagar holds Masters in Management and Masters of Advertising and Communication degrees. Sagar has 8+ years in the startup ecosystem. He has been an entrepreneur and now he is contributing as a startup enabler. Currently, Sagar is heading the incubation and startup engagement at the Center for Incubation Business Acceleration (CIBA).

Ashutosh Burnwal

Popularly known as the 'Scholarship man of India', Ashutosh founded Buddy4Study in the year 2011. Having closely experienced funding problems for his/brothers’ education while he was in school in Dhanbad (Jharkhand), he dedicated his life on this mission to help students facing financial crisis in continuing their education journey.

Ashish Jain

Mr. Ashish Jain has built a technology platform - The Startup Board to support the founder of SME and Startups, to help ease their entrepreneurial journey easier than their solo act. Also worked with startup, MNC, own-ventures and consulting.

Dr. Ganga S

Ganga have been associated for over 28 years with entrepreneurs (first generation and next generation), founders of startups and small and medium enterprises as a banker, educator, mentor and facilitator in various roles such as a SME banker with Adjunct Faculty in Centre for Entrepreneurship with India's leading B-School and Operations Head at India's oldest Technology Business Incubator.

Accounts & Taxation

Suraj K. Lala

Suraj is an astute and diligent Chartered Accountant, IFRS – Program & Finance Management Professional with 16+ years of experience Accounts in Strategy Planning, Financial Planning, Corporate Financing, Financial Closing, Taxation Matters (Direct & Indirect), Statutory Compliance's & Accounts Operations.


Dr. G.T. Haldankar

Dr. Haldankar is associated with SP-IT since 2010. Overall he has an experience of over 17 years inteaching. With an Master's in Electronics and Bachelor in Electrical Engineering; he has acquired significant knowledge in his domain.

Dr. Rajendra Sutar

Dr. Sutar is associated with SP-IT since 2002. Overall he has an experience of over 20 years in teaching. He is Master's in Electronics and Bachelor in Electrical Engineering. Currently he is also serving as Dean Academics at SP-IT.

Dr. Radha Shankarmani

Dr. R. Shankarmani is the Dean- Quality Assurance and HOD Information Technology. With over 35 papers and 5 books published; she has immense knowledge in the filed of IT.

Prof. Manish Parmar

Prof. Parmar is associated with SP-IT as a professor of Electronics and Communication Having publish 20 papers and 2 patents till now, he is interested to support startups in the domain of Internet of Things, Computer Networking, Cyber Security, Embedded systems and Computer Architecture.

Dr. Dhananjay Kalbande

Dr. Kalbande has been serving SP-IT since 2000 in the department of Computer Science. Dr. Kalbande is also an entrepreneur with his startup Skinzy incubated at SP-TBI. Dr. Kalbande has published over 115 papers and 7 patents. He has completed over 6 research projects and 2 industry projects.

Dr. Y S Rao

Dr. Y.S. Rao is the Vice Principal at SP-IT. with over 30 years of teaching experience. Dr. Rao is associated with SP-IT for last two decades. Till today. Dr. Y.S. Rao has published over 61 papers and 5 patents. He has completed 7 research projects and 3 industry projects

Dr. Reena Kumbhare

Dr. Reena Kumbhare is an associate professor at SP- TBI. She has over 19 years of experience in the teaching industry. Dr. Reena has over 51 paper published and 1 patent on her name.

Dr. Rajendra Sawant

Dr. Rajendra Sawant is one of our entrepreneur professors. He is currently incubated at SP-TBI with his startup called ITEM-C Lab. He is a professor at SP-TBI with over 2 decades of experience. Dr. Sawant has published over 36 papers, 2 research projects and 6 industrial projects.

Dr. Sukanya Kulkarni

Dr. Kulkarni is an associate professor as SP-IT. She is into teaching since last 26 years. In her long career, she has published over 32 papers, 1 patent and 1 research project.

Dr. Kiran Talele

Professor Talele is associated with SP-IT for last 25 years. He is one of the founding members of SP- TBI. Prof. Talele has published over 62 papers, and 15 patents. He has completed 2 research projects in his field.

Aarti Karande

Dr Karande is associated with SP-IT for last 9 years. Overall, she has been into the teaching industry for the last 18 years. Dr Karande has published over 16 papers and 1 patent.

Saurabh Mehta

Dr. Saurabh N. Mehta has more than 19 years of professional, research, and teaching experience in wireless system development all together. He is currently working as a chief academic officer and professor in the department of electronics and telecommunication at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology,

Dr. Pooja Raundale

Dr. Pooja is the professor and head of MCA department at SP-IT. With over 17 years of teaching and 5 years of industrial experience; her support for students and startups have been highly appreciated. Dr. Pooja has published over 26 papers and 1 patent.


Sunil Panchbhai

Designing Mentor