Under the Patronage of
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
Key Leadership Positions:
Executive Board and Investment Committee Member, Crescent Enterprises
Fund Advisory Board Member, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners
Limited Partners’ Board Member, Siraj Palestine Fund
Limited Partners’ Advisory Committee Member, Wamda MENA Ventures
Board Member, FreshtoHome
Board Member, Kitopi
Board Member, Transcorp International
Board Member, Furlenco
Tushar Singhvi heads corporate development and investments and is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities on behalf of Crescent Enterprises. He also manages the portfolio companies through strategy and corporate development. He has been instrumental in cultivating corporate prospects and in contributing to the development of Crescent Enterprises’ strategic and operational plans within the ports and logistics, business aviation, healthcare, private equity and venture capital verticals. Tushar has over 16 years of global experience in investment management, corporate development, strategy development, and project management in sectors including power, logistics, oil and gas, healthcare, and infrastructure development. He has worked on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, divestitures, and debt restructuring. Before joining Crescent Enterprises, Tushar worked with KPMG Corporate Finance in Dubai and, earlier, with an investment banking firm in London, United Kingdom. Prior to that, he spent five years in the power and infrastructure industries in Asia and Africa. Tushar holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Pune, India. He also holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from the University of Oxford. Tushar is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council for Economic Growth and Social Inclusion, and is part of several other industry networks
15:30 - 17:00
Startup Pillar Session 4 - Startups & Investors: their perspective towards seeking investments or investing in one.
- Start-up funding cycles and understanding investors requirement.
- Identifying and penetrating the target market.
- Perfecting your Pitch Deck.
- Challenges to acquire funding for your startup.
- What are the keywords investors are looking for in a startup / entrepreneurs?
- What do investors see in startups/entrepreneurs?
- Do investors invest in idea or founders?