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Nayan Gala

Founder

JPIN

London, UK

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Nayan’s Biography

With over a decade of experience in leadership, strategy, and business development, Nayan is the Founder of JPIN, building the world’s most trusted startup focussed investment banking and venture capital funds. Leveraging on his various skill sets, he aspires JPIN to become the largest modern-day silk route globally while connecting the UK with emerging and established markets.

A seasoned angel investor and a venture capitalist in early-stage businesses, Nayan comes with deep sector knowledge of energy, healthcare, media, and real estate. Prior to JPIN, he has a demonstrated history of serving in leadership roles at multiple eminent organizations.

His unwavering determination, voracious appetite for taking risks, and persistent dedication has enabled him to unlock several astounding achievements. EICBI honoured him on its '40 Under 40', Euro-India's Young Leader List of 2020 and 2022.

Nayan is an ardent sports lover, especially cricket and football. He is a certified football coach for the grassroots team in the UK.
With over a decade of experience in leadership, strategy, and business development, Nayan is the Founder of JPIN, building the world’s most trusted startup focussed investment banking and venture capital funds. Leveraging on his various skill sets, he aspires JPIN to become the largest modern-day silk route globally while connecting the UK with emerging and established markets.

A seasoned angel investor and a venture capitalist in early-stage businesses, Nayan comes with deep sector knowledge of energy, healthcare, media, and real estate. Prior to JPIN, he has a demonstrated history of serving in leadership roles at multiple eminent organizations.

His unwavering determination, voracious appetite for taking risks, and persistent dedication has enabled him to unlock several astounding achievements. EICBI honoured him on its '40 Under 40', Euro-India's Young Leader List of 2020 and 2022.

Nayan is an ardent sports lover, especially cricket and football. He is a certified football coach for the grassroots team in the UK.

Nayan’s Newsfeed

The Looming Global Recession And Indian Startup Landscape

Nayan Gala, founder of startup investment bank JPIN, wrote an article for BWDisrupt.

Funding Winter Hits Fintech Sector

JPIN Founder, Nayan Gala, commented on the news that the average ticket size has fallen by 58% YoY in the third quarter of 2022.

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Nayan’s Background

JPIN
Founder
2012 - Present
London, UK
JPIN is the world's most trusted startup investment bank, working across global emerging markets. Headquartered in London with an investor base of over 2000+ UHNIs and global family offices, their integrated approach offers funding, mentorship, and a network of Industry Leaders, Family Offices & Seasoned Angel Investors to young entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses into multiple regions.
9Unicorns
Venture Partner & Director
2020 - 2022
Mumbai, IN
9Unicorns is an accelerator company that helps start-up businesses grow and develop. It largely invests in seed-stage businesses.
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Nayan’s Gallery

Other Business Interests

LK Housing
Founder
Sep 2006 - Present
LK Housing is one of the most well-established real-estate businesses in Mumbai, and now spans the globe. It focuses on re-sale properties, new developments, and those still under construction.

Media

JPIN concludes its sector-focused Global Investor Meet on FinTech
Jun 2022
Commenting on the meet, Nayan Gala said that JPIN aimed to provide startups with access to consumer markets and capital.
JPIN launches funds worth $150 mn to promote startups in India, worldwide
May 2022
Founder of JPIN, Nayan Gala, reported that there were around 63 million SMEs in India, and that these enterprises were the backbone of the social and economic development of the country.
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Interviews

JPIN Founders on CNBC TV18 StartUp Street
May 2022
JPIN founders Nayan Gala and Gaurav Singh discuss the launch of two new strategic funds with a combined value of US$ 150 million on CNBC TV18.

Publications

VC sectors that I bet on!
Author: Nayan Gala
Aug 2022
In this article posted on LinkedIn, Nayan Gala focuses on specific sectors that make a difference, and how they play a vital role in his investment decision-making.
What do Investors Seek in a Startup?
Author: Nayan Gala
Jun 2022
In this blog, Nayan Gala discusses how a great idea and passion are not guarantees of a startup’s success.

Awards & Recognition

Europe India Centre for Business & Industry
Top 40 Under 40 Europe India Leaders
2022
Nayan was once again recognised by the EICBI as one of the Top 40 business leaders under 40 for his efforts in promoting India Europe relations.
Europe India Centre for Business & Industry
Top 40 Under 40 Europe India Leaders
2020
Nayan Gala was named as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Europe India Leaders in 2020, an initiative of the Europe India Centre for Business & Industry which recognises the contributions of young leaders in fostering India-EU and India-UK relations.

Specialist Courses

Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
2004
Diploma in Marketing & Strategy, Business Management, Marketing & Related Support Services

Nayan’s Education

London School of Business and Finance
Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, Corporate Finance & Private Equity
2014 - 2014
Robert Gordon University
Master of Science, International Marketing
2005 - 2006
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