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Helping students and entrepreneurs connect with Venture Capital
G220 Ventures

G220 provides students with a platform to gain hands-on experience and access to great mentors in the entrepreneurial world by connecting them to startup founders and venture capitalists.

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G220 helps first time entrepreneurs with their capital raise efforts and other advisory services including mentorship and training.

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Our past and present participants are graduates from some of the top universities in the world
Our Team
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Founder & Managing Partner

Debjeet Gupta

Partner

Nisha Sachdeva

Investment Associate

Al Jairazbhoy

Investment Associate

Sahil Nayyar

Marketing Manager

Michelle Doherty

Investment Associate

Sathya Eswaran

Investment Analyst

Ben Woytowich

Investment Associate

Aishwarya Mor

Investment Analyst

Harshika Chadha

Investment Analyst

Matthew Mail

Matthew Wolfe
Investment Analyst

Matthew Wolfe

Investment Analyst

Elijah-Justin Leano

Investment Associate

Charles Chen

Investment Analyst

Harshitha Gumdala

Andrew Lee
Investment Analyst

Andrew Lee

Charles Kahn
Investment Analyst

Charles Kahn

Tony Damian
Investment Analyst

Tony Damian

Founder & Managing Partner

Debjeet Gupta

Debjeet is an advisor/mentor to early stage startups. He has 10+ years of investment banking experience with Lehman Brothers and Nomura. He specializes in M&A of technology and software companies and is also an advisor/mentor to early stage startups. He has been instrumental in helping startups raise funding ranging from $1M – $15M.

University:University of Southern California (USC)

Partner

Nisha Sachdeva

Highly driven and passionate. Nisha has 13 plus years of work experience in various verticals of Finance. In her last role at Clix Capital (An Apollo PE Portfolio company, erstwhile GE Capital), Nisha has been instrumental in growing the book by 10x. Actively involved in raising capital, investor relations and worked closely with various teams to create digital lending products. She also was the Founder at Heka, a last mile financing platform for patients and was a Co-Founder at Esgalier Advisors (an ESG advisory firm). She has worked closely with founders/CEOs to help them identify new business opportunities. Advisor to start-ups based in India & the USA. Extensive experience in asset management and structured finance. Has led Business Development and built strong and deep relationships with India’s leading business houses/founders and the investor ecosystem. Being an entrepreneur herself, she is passionate about start-ups, fund-raising and investing. A Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship & Technology from the University of Waterloo, Involved in the Student Venture Fund at the University of Waterloo, which invests in early-stage tech start-ups in Canada.

University:University of Waterloo

Investment Associate

Al Jairazbhoy

Al is one of the founding members of G220 Ventures and takes great pride in analyzing investment opportunities by reviewing and creating investment thesis. He has a background in M&A and deal management experience

Interest Areas:Cleantech, Energy, Sustainability

University:University of San Diego (USD)

Investment Associate

Sahil Nayyar

Currently studying in USC, he has experience working with a VC firm where he pitched investment decks and secured a $500,000 Convertible Note investment for Flexport.

Interest Areas:Technology, B2B Enterprise Software

University:University of Southern California (USC)

Marketing Manager

Michelle Doherty

Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State this past May, she is working with G220 Ventures to help strengthen social media, public relations, and digital marketing efforts.

Investment Associate

Sathya Eswaran

Sathya Eswaran is a recent MBA graduate from the Ivey Business School in Canada.

Prior to business school, Sathya used to work as a Business Analyst in a multinational shipping company. His main line of work was focused on integrating newly acquired companies into the parent organization by realizing synergies in revenue growth. Most recently, he led an innovative post-merger project involving the development of an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) alongside two major Japanese conglomerate partners.

As a global-minded person who has lived in multiple countries, Sathya tries to bring his adaptable nature of communication when working with multiple stakeholders who come from a wide variety of backgrounds. In his free time, Sathya spends his time hiking in the outdoors.

Interest Areas:Renewable/Clean Energy

Investment Analyst

Ben Woytowich

Interest Areas:Hospitality, Technology, Sustainability.

Investment Associate

Aishwarya Mor

Interest Areas:Fintech & Healthcare

Investment Analyst

Harshika Chadha

Harshika is a recent Business, Management Information Systems graduate. In the past 4 years, Harshika has worked with various firms within Silicon Valley and built a strong foundation in IT/IS Strategy, Business Plan modeling, Systems Analysis, and Agile Project Management.
As a strong advocate for women empowerment, she enjoys providing career mentorship to students and working as a “Women in Tech” researcher.
With a passion for entrepreneurship and analytics, Harshika is excited to help others in bridging the gap between business and technology. Through this experience, she hopes to work with like-minded individuals, seek mentorship, and provide value to Tech start-ups.

Interest Areas:Technology, Wellness, Education

University:San Jose State University

Investment Analyst

Matthew Mail

Matthew Mail is a current sophomore at Boston College studying finance and business analytics in the Carroll School of Management. He currently works as an analyst for G220 Ventures’ Student Venture Capital program. He previously grew up in Melrose, MA where he enjoyed various hobbies such as fishing and kayaking. Matthew heavily values teamwork and problem-solving and is a strong believer in setting clear goals to work towards.

Investment Analyst

Matthew Wolfe

Matthew is currently a Sophomore in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He is working towards a Bachelor of Science in Management, with a double major in Finance and Economics. He is looking to pursue a career in the finance, specifically in wealth management.

Investment Analyst

Elijah-Justin Leano

Elijah is currently a senior at San Jose State University majoring in Business, Management Information Systems. Having recently gained an interest in investments, he wanted to use his passion for technology to help provide value to Tech startups. As an enthusiastic and ambitious business student, he is always looking to exceed expectations.

Interests:IT, FinTech, CRM, everything Tech

Investment Associate

Charles Chen

Charles Chen is a student at Boston College studying Economics and Finance. Driven by strong passion for entrepreneurship, investing, and technology, Charles enjoys learning about startups, industry trends, and helping founders raise capital to make their dreams a reality. He is a huge fan of all things outdoors, travelling, music, and sports.

Interest Areas:Information Technology, Software/Services, Hardware/Systems, Electronics, Media/Communications, Financial Services, Consumer/Retail, Energy, Environmental, Space, Wellness

Investment Analyst

Harshitha Gumdala

Harshitha is a Management Science major with a Data Science minor studying at UC San Diego. She is the Co-VP of External Affairs at the school’s Undergraduate Economics Society, where she oversees the organizing and networking required for the club’s professional events. With her strong drive and ambition, Harshitha is excited to discover startups that have the potential revolutionize their industry.

Interest Areas:Climate Tech, E-Commerce

Investment Analyst

Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee is an undergraduate student with a passion for venture capital, private equity, consulting, real estate, and personal investing. He is actively involved in the student VC sphere, serving as a venture scout for StartU, a student-led publication that researches and profiles startups on university campuses, a freelance startup consultant for Spark Teen, an accelerator dedicated to Gen Z founders, and as the director of operations and external affairs for Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda, the largest business club in the United States.

Interest Areas:AI, VR/AR, fintech, proptech, crypto, entertainment, green energy, frontier tech

Alma mater:Columbia University

Investment Analyst

Charles Kahn

Charles Kahn is a sophomore at the Boston College Carroll School of Management studying finance and marketing. He is an analyst at the G220 Ventures student venture capital program. Charles is also a proud employee of the Boston College Baseball team, where he works as a statistical analyst. He enjoys playing recreational sports and spending time with his parents and sister. He believes in maintaining a positive outlook on life, creating a positive environment for himself and others, and working hard to achieve his goals.

Interest Areas:Cleantech and Fintech

Investment Analyst

Tony Damian

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