Founder and CEO, Indifi Technologies
Managing Partner, Canaan Partners
Founder & Trustee, Plaksha
UC Berkeley (MS, Management of Technology)
IIT Delhi (B.Tech., Computer Science)
Alok is Founder and CEO of Indifi, a platform to expand access to debt financing for Indian SMEs. A successful first generation entrepreneur based in India, Alok is also a founding member of Indian Angel Network, which is a forum for making angel investments. He last led India operations of Canaan Partners, a premier US based venture capital firm. Earlier, he co-founded JobsAhead.com in 1999. JobsAhead.com is the leading e-recruitment business focussed on the Indian market, and was acquired by Monster.com recently.
Before founding JobsAhead, Alok worked with Hughes software in telecom and internet technologies. Alok is a computer science graduate from IIT Delhi, and completed his MS and Management of Technology programs from UC Berkeley. Alok is passionate about creating value through startups. He is also keenly interested in entrepreneurship development in India.