About

Chaitanya With Copper His Prized St.Bernard

Are you interested to expand your business? If you are Chaitanya can help.

Chaitanya V Cotha is an Entrepreneur and a people person. Loves to learn and explore new ideas. Having met more than 300 companies, 20 venture funds, 10 banks and 200 angle investors. Known to be a Visionary, an Entrepreneur, Investor and a Mentor. Comes from a family that has a 145 years of history in jewellery, Gemstones, Diamonds, Silver, Gold, Platinum. Retail is his core area of interest. Runs a brand of retail stores and B2B operations across India. Still expanding and always looking for new opportunities. According to him this is the only business where people enter and leave happy. There is never a person that leaves unhappy as jewellery is the business of emotion. Best of all he get to be part of important occasions such as birthday, anniversaries, important milestones and so many more.

Being dyslexic made him see things very differently so he has ventured into other business verticals such as Real Estate, Technology, F&B and Angel Investing. He is focused on helping businesses achieve the best they can be.

Specialities

Sell across categories

Set brand communication messages

Client servicing

Connecting people

Branding and design

Building a business strategy

Setting goals

Maximizing profits

Mentoring

Structuring

Improving ROI

With Kokilaben Ambani​

With Kiran Mazumdar Shaw,
Narayan Lal and Edwin Vargehese

With Sonam Wangchuk and
Yagnika Cotha

With Reena Ahluwalia​

Gemstone Painter

With Ravichandran

Movie Producer and Actor

With Rockline Venkatesh

Movie Director​

MEET THE ENTREPRENEURS​

Kumar Kannan is a post Graduate from Great Lakes Institute of Management in 2005 with MBA in marketing operations. An entrepreneur seasoned through years of experience in ecommerce, marketing B2B & B2C solutions, building committed teams, creating a strong network of businessmen & industrialists and actively involved in entrepreneurship forums. Started his career at National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) in 2005, and was involved during its inception years onwards in the creation of cutting technology processes to ensure transparent & efficient commodity trading. In 2007, after one year stint with TCS as a financial services consultant, he co-founded Letzplanout Entertainment to provide B2B and B2C solutions that will ensure a level of playing field for traditional theaters with Multiplexes. Kumar Kannan has always been focused on creating solutions for the entire value chain of industry using internet based solutions as primary medium.

 CO-FOUNDER – PURPLETAB

Kalyan is a Post Graduate from BITS Pilani in 2005 with M.E. in software Systems. He is a recognized expert in Mobile and pervasive computing; he owns a few patents to his name as inventor and a frequent speaker at various technology societies. Kalyan is a recipient of the prestigious BPCL scholarship for higher studies, winner of IEEE Myron Zucker Award and recipient of the Lance Stafford Larson student scholarship IEEE Computer Society for several of his presentations & research papers. Prior to PurpleTab, Kalyan founded and serves as CEO of Great Innovus Solutions Private Limited, web/mobile development service provider since 2006. Prior to venturing into Entrepreneurship, Kalyan started his career with a small stint at Reflexis Inc in 2005, and a Mantra Technologies in 2006.

 CO-FOUNDER – PURPLETAB

A dynamic high performing and result oriented entrepreneur and business development professional with over a decade of experience in diverse sectors including Financial Services. Investment Banking Operations & Real Estate with rich corporate exposure having worked with companies like JP Margon Chase & Thomson Reuters. Expertise: Business Strategy, Financial planning, Real Estate Investments and Sales and Marketing.

 FOUNDER-TURNIP GROUP COMPANIES

A graduate of St. Stephen's College. Nityn's career spans 8 years. Beginning with managing the national retail and development for Bulchee and Van Heusen accessories. Nitynstarted Covo in 2014. Nityn's expertise lies in bringing innovative fashionable accessories to life, building and operating unique retail points of sale and managing global supply chains.

CTO – BRONGO

After finishing his Engineering in Electronics & Communications from Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology, he had the zeal for management & business, hence he joined a very reputed institute which is for school of management, Delhi where he did his MBA International Marketing. He went on to join one of the world’s best automobile company Honda as per Business Development for South India. He always had a passion of running his own retail business which was scattered in Food and Beverages and other retail activities. He took Cream Stone Franchise and made historical moment by becoming India’s first Franchise of Cream Stone. He managed opening 4 outlets in span of 12months and made it one of the most successful running ice cream chains in Bangalore. After working Day in and Day out with the recipe development team he came up with 32 custom made tailor fit recipes and started out Frozen Bottle. Already having two outlets opened in the span of 10 days, he has a vision of making this a Pan India brand as well as taking this abroad in no time. His vision is to open 60 outlets in this first year.

 CO-FOUNDER – MUNCHBOX – FROZEN BOTTLE

Graduated from MGM College, Udupi and has a vast knowledge of real estate and handles complex issues with ease. Handles the operations and vendors at MunchBox LLP.

 CO-FOUNDER – MUNCHBOX – FROZEN BOTTLE

Vijay Karthik Menon, an old time Bangalorean. An avid reader/learner with a passion for travel and luxury. Dropped out of engineering degree in the 2nd year for a deep soul-touching "Design call". Soon after, saw himself designing homes of some lovely people and realised this was my life purpose. 7 years in, he is a self taught Interior Architect and knows now that he had the gift of elevating and upgrading the lifestyle of people and thus serving them. Today the business is growth and are "DELIVERING EXPERIENCES”.

CO-FOUNDER – FYI DESIGN STUDIOS

Well travelled, an eye for design and a flair for colours, Sammyukta started her career designing her Fathers Villa in Whitefeild Bangalore. Her friends and peers awe-struck with the outcome, encouraged her to pursue a career in Interior Design. 6 years later, with vast experience working with her husband in FYI Design and later, handling 70+ clients for Decopad (a division of Kelachandra brothers), returned to FYI Design Studios to head a key Role.

 CO-FOUNDER – FYI DESIGN STUDIOS

Huzefa is a Bachelor of Commerce and was a banker with a leading financial institution before giving it all up to become a coach. A sportsman from college days, he loved sprinting, long-distance running and cricket. These were what inspired him to dive into the world of fitness. He is one among a handful of coaches to be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in the country certified by the NSCA, USA. Not many people know that he is also a model and finished in the top 10 of the Mr. India 2014. Always the one to challenge himself to the limits, he aspires to complete the "Ironman" event someday. Motto: It's all in the head!

CO-FOUNDER – THE OUTFIT

A graduate of St. Stephen's College. Nityn'scareer spans 8 years. Beginning with managing the national retail and development for Bulchee and Van Heusen accessories. Nitynstarted Covo in 2014. Nityn's expertise lies in bringing innovative fashionable accessories to life, building and operating unique retail points of sale and managing global supply chains.

CO-FOUNDER – THE OUTFIT

A graduate of St. Stephen's College. Nityn'scareer spans 8 years. Beginning with managing the national retail and development for Bulchee and Van Heusen accessories. Nitynstarted Covo in 2014. Nityn's expertise lies in bringing innovative fashionable accessories to life, building and operating unique retail points of sale and managing global supply chains.

 FOUNDER – COVO

Piyush Baid – is a 5th Generation businessman, coming from a family of entrepreneurs. Lived in Hong Kong most of his life, a graduate from The Pennsylvania State University and Gemological Institute of America. Looking for new opportunities.
Moto: Never say die attitude who brings a fresh level of energy and positivity. Motto: Pure Ethical Business Everyday

 PARTNER – RAWSTONE VENTURES

An Entrepreneur who has spent 16 years in manufacturing and selling to retailers across the world. He is a passionate equity investor who is always looking for new ideas to build strong businesses. Keen interest in the financial sector with value add towards optimising reviewing and profitability. With a focused vision and strong principles will ensure long term success in any business. Loves to play tennis and travel the world.

 PARTNER – RAWSTONE VENTURES

Kashyap D Doshi is an Entrepreneur and businessman. A graduate gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America Carlsbad California Loves to explore and welcomes new businesses, ideas & opportunities. Bring Raw Stone Ventures immense knowledge of over 12 years of manufacturing and B2B business. His core area of interest is expansion and process setting and always looking for new opportunities. Also an avid investor in the equity market. Enjoys helping and enabling young companies to achieve their goals. Life Motto: Hard ethical work will always pay off.

 PARTNER – RAWSTONE VENTURES