Sandhya Thukaram

In this episode of AroundStartups interviews we bring to you Sandhya Thukaram [Twitter, LinkedIn]. Sandhya holds the position of Director (Marketing and Business Development) at Unitus Seed Fund India. Sandhya has over 15 years of experience and his one of the most notable projects was setting up communication strategy for organizations like Omidyar Network, Ashoka Foundation & Madura Microfinance in the Impact Investing space. Sandhya holds an MBA degree with a specialization in International Marketing

Sandhya wholeheartedly accepted our interview request and shared her perspective on a range of topics about India’s startup ecosystem including:

  1. Deal flow process
  2. Impact Investing
  3. Word to mouth marketing
  4. Female founders/entrepreneurs & diversity
  5. Current marketing trends
  6. Stress management mantras

Books Recommended:

To Kill a Mockingbird [Amazon Flipkart]

A Walk in the Woods [Amazon Flipkart]

Podcast Recommended:

The Serial Podcast

Website, Service, Technology, People & Startups mentioned:

Knowlarity, Zomato, practo, Peter Thiel, Sequoia, Bill Bryson


Background Music LA Montage by Rockit Maxx
Audio Editing, Mixing & mastering at Mediaforart studios, Gurgaon
Graphics by Jugal Mody

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