Entrepreneur in Residence

Narayan is a serial entrepreneur and investor, having founded of two successful start-ups, Denave and Power2SME, both of which were the first of their kind in India. As the Founder & CEO of Power2SME, Narayan has pioneered a technology platform which is positioned as India’s first buying club for SMEs.

Prior to founding Power2SME in 2012, Narayan co-founded Denave which has now grown to become India's largest technology powered sales enabling company employing 3500 people globally across India, APAC and Europe.

Narayan started his entrepreneurial journey after giving up a flourishing corporate career with Microsoft India in the late nineties. Today he epitomizes the Indian home grown entrepreneurial streak which now drives the burgeoning “start up” ecosystem in India, the fastest growing startup market in the world.

With his extensive experience of working in the SME segment, first in the corporate world and later in his entrepreneurial journey, Narayan has deep understanding of the startup ecosystem in India, a knowledge he uses to anchor Decacorn’s investments in India.

Narayan is based in New Delhi and holds the office of Vice President of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI).