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Land Accelerator South Asia 2022: Developing a Customer-Driven Business

Customers are what make a product successful! Without customer demand, your innovation holds little to no value. Once you understand this, you need to create a sustainable and scalable business around your customer. A Business Model Canvas will do just that by helping you identify your business cost and revenue assumptions.

Join us for a two-part session:

  • Designing a customer development process that will help you create a market for your innovation
  • Demystifying the Business Model Canvas to create impact at scale

Karthik Chandrasekar, Founder & CEO, Sangam Ventures

Karthik started Sangam Ventures in 2016 to find a new model that can provide early-stage support for climate change pioneers. He spends a lot of his time with the portfolio & within the clean technology eco-system in India & globally. At Sangam Ventures, he has led investments in eight clean technology start-ups bringing game-changing technologies and business models to the market.

Prior to Sangam Ventures, Karthik led clean-tech investments in India for Acumen Fund. He also worked with TVS Capital Funds where he served as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of the fund and focused on developing investment thesis for providing basic services in water, energy and agriculture for inclusive growth. Karthik holds an MBA from Chicago Booth, MS in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon and a BTech from the IIT Bombay.

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