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Sameer Garde to join Shotang's advisory board with Sanjay Anandaram

Updated: Jul 19, 2016 16:08 IST

New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Bengaluru based B2B online marketplace, Shotang is on a rapid growth path, after securing its Series A round of funding from Exfinity Venture Partners and Unitus Impact Livelihood Fund.

Setting out with the vision to expanding into top 10 Indian metro cities, the on-cloud B2B marketplace for retailers, has widened its advisory board, roping in Sameer Garde, who has previously served as President and MD of Dell India along with handling leadership positions at Samsung India and Phillips.

As part of the advisory board for Shotang, Garde would be sharing space with Sanjay Anandaram, who has been part of the advisory board at Shotang for over three years now. With over 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship, mentorship, angel and venture investment and advisory, Sanjay has significantly contributed towards working closely and advising the founding team at Shotang.

"It is reaffirming to have Sameer Garde join our advisory board. We look forward to gain from his expansive experience, whilst utilizing his counsel to best build the business at Shotang. We value senior counsel and thought leadership tremendously, as has been demonstrated in the way we have benefited from our association with Sanjay in the past," said Co-Founder and CEO Shotang, Anish Basu Roy.

"We hope to build on that further with Sameer as well going forward," added Anish Basu Roy.

Sharing his thoughts on the appointment, Sameer Garde, Advisory Board of Shotang said, "It is exciting to be part of the entrepreneurial space today. I am looking forward to my association with Shotang and helping them accelerates their growth."

He said that Shotang has already demonstrated significant potential with the kind of business traction they have and the uniqueness of their business model. (ANI)

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