Shankar Meembat

Shankar Meembat

Experienced business leaded with a passion to grow new businesses and/or markets. Entrepreneur in Digital Media and Mobile.

London, United Kingdom
Accredited investor
Member since October 14, 2013
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel
Typical investment size $25,000 - $50,000
Typical investments in a year 3
Categories of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor

I am a(n):


If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to be answerable for my own success or failure

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Rewarding - seeing things take shape/life.
Frustrating - things never move fast enough.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Believe there is no competition

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

- Can't do everything. Good co-founders are critical
- Sales are always much later than you planned
- It is very different from corporate life

Full bio

Shankar is an entrepreneur and business leader with a passion for media, a special talent for opening up markets and generating top-line sales growth. Born in India and now settled in London, Shankar is one of the most cosmopolitan members of our team and his work has taken him around the globe. While driving the adoption of mobile services in a senior role at Nokia in Finland, Shankar started to listen to radio stations from abroad on his mobile and it was this that led to the genesis of Exaget technology.