Asha Jadeja Motwani is a multi hyphenate. She is the founder of Motwani Jadeja Foundation, a philanthropist, angel investor, and an NFT evangelist. She has invested in over 100 startups and launched Rajeev Circle Fellowship to help Indian entrepreneurs connect and network with mentors, peers and seed investors.
In conversation with DQ DeepTech on sidelines of PI-WOT 2021, a global virtual technology summit, organized by PanIIT, Motwani talks about the recent investment trends in DeepTech in Silicon Valley.
She throws light on the gaps in both Indian and US ecosystem when it comes to DeepTech and the lessons both can imbibe from their peers. Being one of the seasoned technology investors and mentors in the Valley, Motwani delves into her criteria for shortlisting a startup with potential and her investment thesis. Motwani also talks about why she is bullish on the DeepTech progress in India and the future it holds with the right policies, investments and mentorship.