Founder and CEO
Atal has experience across a broad range of companies as an investor, an entrepreneur, interim executive, board member, and mentor. He has run multiple businesses in retail, legal, medical and technology space – he has also founded and exited VC funded technology startups in the past and invested in a hand full of tech companies and is also on the board of multiple companies. In the past, Atal has worked with global corporates including Oracle, SAP, Network Rail UK, Tata (IIT Delhi), etc. Atal writes and speaks about entrepreneurship, venture funding, value creation and data analytics. He Holds MBA from Ashridge Business School, UK and MS in Computer Science from India. Atal loves working with individuals and teams that are striving to build something, have an impact and make a difference – you can contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org .
Founder and CSO
Parimi is a passionate technology entrepreneur, who mentors and invests in early-stage startups. He has successfully founded multiple businesses including SAAS based Practice PA – that helps hundreds of accountants in the UK in running their practices. In last 20 years, he has worked on many senior business development roles in the UK and Europe. Parimi is always happy to open his global business network to the aspiring entrepreneurs and work closely with startups to grow fast.
Founding Advisor of Spark10
Jon was the former Managing Director of Techstars in London, co-founder of F6s and Tech.eu and is now heading the John Bradfield Centre, world’s largest incubator situated within Cambridge University. Previously, Jon was a co-founder and CEO of Springboard, which subsequently merged with Techstars. In addition, he has also co-founded Ignite, a re-invention of the Difference Engine that was Europe’s first accelerator boot-camp, Startup Wise Guys Accelerator in Estonia, Eleven Accelerator in Bulgaria and TexDrive Accelerator in Moscow.
Founding Advisor of Spark10
Paul is the co-founder and the former CEO at Ignite, Europe’s angel-led accelerator program. Currently, he’s heading the program at the prestigious Dubai Future Foundation. Paul has co-founded both a tech startup and a design agency, and was responsible for wire framing, design, and fundraising and project management. He spent five years as a creative executive and manager with EMAP and have extensive experience in copywriting, advertising and marketing. Paul also worked for six years as an award-winning producer and senior manager for both commercial radio and the BBC.
Gouri Shankar Sridhara
Gouri is highly experienced and accomplished Procurement and Supplier Management professional with a track record of achieving significant sustainable savings through aggressive supplier negotiations and supplier management. Significant experience in managing 3rd party suppliers for ITO and BPO services. He regularly invests in Fin-tech and other startups in the UK and Europe.
Content and Promotions
Swati Suramya is the Content Manager at Spark10. A Banking and Financial professional for the past 7.5 years. She was previously employed with Goldman Sachs as a Compliance Officer in the Global Compliance Division. She has also worked for enStage Software (Wibmo), MuSigma Business Solutions and ICICI Bank Ltd. Swati joined Spark10 in February 2017. She earned her MBA in 2008 from BITS, Ranchi and BA in Economics (H) from St. Xavier’s College in 2006.