Anurag Maloo अनुराग मालू
Consultant in Asia
Anurag Maloo is currently the Head of Partnerships (Asia) at Seedstars, building key partnerships to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. He focusses on building strategic partnerships for impact, new sales and business development, and managing key accounts for Seedstars in APAC. He is an entrepreneur, community builder, innovation and well-being coach and an ecosystem architect. Featured as #ProfessionalsOfLinkedIn, Anurag is big on nurturing authentic and deep human connections through empathy and compassion.
As a multicultural professional experienced in developing and operationalising innovation strategies in the non-profit, public and private sector, and in international development across India, Anurag brings a depth of leadership experience in creating inclusive startup communities and vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystems across APAC. He is on a mission to continue democratizing access to entrepreneurship and to foster job creation through collaborations - especially in the regions where it's most needed like emerging economies and frontier markets around the world. He practices #GiveFirst mantra in life and is incredibly passionate about the “why, our work is not a job, but it’s a mission”, and has been involved in various sustainability and impact collectives, community empowerment initiatives and leadership development programs.
Previously, he has worked with Techstars, the global platform for investment and innovation, as Regional Manager for APAC for 6 years, to develop entrepreneurship ecosystems in Asia. He has been instrumental in launching Techstars India, & was the Happiness Director for the first cohort of Techstars Bangalore Accelerator. Formerly, a Teach For India alum, is also the Curator for Emerging Economies Startup Digest, a Global Facilitator, Community Leader & Mentor for Startup Weekend. You can connect with him at @anuragmaloo on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn.
He hails from the hot deserts of Rajasthan and before the world came to stillness, he has done impact journeys to over 58 countries across 6 continents. So far his journeys have taken him as far South to the cold & polar deserts of Antarctica to far North trekking to the Base of the World's highest mountain, Mt. Everest Basecamp, and in between travelling along the ancient trade cities on Silk Road to the vast, wild grasslands and virgin landscapes of nomadic Mongolia to the conflict regions around Asia.