Nishant Malhotra

Invest India


Nishant Malhotra is a Manager at Invest India and represents the Startup India team – India’s flagship initiative to promote entrepreneurship. He leads the public procurement vertical for startups, enabling startups to work with Government entities and solve real-life problems at a scale. Nishant is passionate about working on macro-level policy issues and solving social problems through innovative startups. He has worked with various public procurement portals to enable startups to sell to Government entities. He has facilitated numerous startup-corporate partnerships by conceptualizing grand challenges and programs. He also leads the startup engagements under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), promoting the spirit of innovations and startups among eight Asian countries. Nishant holds an honours degree in commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi. He has been a professional chess player and has participated in various prestigious events such as the Commonwealth Games and World Junior Chess Championship. He was awarded by Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley, for outstanding performance at SRCC.

Sessions With Nishant Malhotra

Thursday, 21 October