This will be the 3rd venture together for serial entrepreneurs Vishwas Mudagal and Sonia Sharma, after the success of GoodWorks group companies GoodWorkLabs Technology Services & GoodWorks CoWork.
Being sector agnostic, the investment ticket size per company will typically be from $20k to $200k USD. The fund plans to invest upto 10 high-potential startups every year in their early stages.
Along with the investment, portfolio companies will get a host of support in terms of office space, technology, operations, marketing and other support services that are critical to scale up startups.
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Vishwas Mudagal is a celebrity entrepreneur, best-selling author, social media influencer, motivational speaker, and an angel investor.
Being a serial entrepreneur and a CEO with hands-on technology and product expertise, he has a proven record of building world-class brands and products; and a history of creating sustainable companies. Mudagal is currently the co-founder of GoodWorkLabs & GoodWorks Cowork.
An alumnus of RV College Of Engineering, Mudagal along with Sonia Sharma founded GoodWorkLabs, which has become a multi-million-dollar company growing at 500% year-on-year.
In his previous stints, he was the CEO of Castle Rock Research Corp in India, a Canadian education technology MNC, and CEO & Co-founder of JobeeHive.com, India’s leading employer review website.
Mudagal is honoured with the ‘ET Now Business Leader of the Year – 2020’. He has received ‘Star Entrepreneur Award’ from Indira India Innovation Summit 2011 in recognition of his contribution to entrepreneurship and innovation. He was named in the Top 11 personalities of Bangalore by Deccan Chronicle in 2014.
Mudagal’s books ‘Losing My Religion‘ and ‘The Last Avatar – Age of Kalki Trilogy‘ are best-selling novels with a global fan following. He is one of the top corporate and motivational speakers in India, having spoken at numerous colleges, corporate events, tech fests, conventions, including the popular TEDx talks. His popular series AskVishwas Series has received 100+ million views on social media channels.
Mudagal is a renowned ‘Male Champion of Diversity’ and a leader who has gone that extra mile to advance gender equality and empower women in the workforce. He is the Executive Member of Lean In India – He For She program
Sonia Sharma is one of the most influential technopreneurs in the industry. She along with Vishwas Mudagal started GoodWorkLabs in March 2013 with a vision to create a world-class tech product development company to build high-end products, platforms, mobile apps and games for leading companies, start-ups, and SMEs. She had sensed a dearth of qualified ‘product’ players in the services industry, and therefore laid the foundation for GoodWorkLabs in January 2013. That began the journey of creating a solid company that has grown 500% year-on-year since its inception.
Under her leadership, GoodWorkLabs won the 3rd Fastest Growing Tech Company Award by Financial Times 2018 and the 5th Fastest Growing Company Award by Deloitte Fast 50 2016. The company is a leader in the technology outsourcing space globally.
Sonia comes with a rich corporate and startup experience. In her previous tenure, she worked with Arcot Systems (bought over by CA) and Aveksa (bought over by EMC) at Bangalore, India. With these industry experiences, she then continued to nurture her dream to start a venture of her own.
Sharma is honoured with the esteemed ‘Suraksha Chakra’ Award 2020 from Bangalore City Police for her contributions to entrepreneurship, job creation and women empowerment in Karnataka, India!
Apart from co-founding GoodWorkLabs, she also successfully cofounded GoodWorks Coworking Spaces in 2017, which has become one of the largest coworking space brands in India.
Since 2017, Sonia Sharma has been an angel investor, funding 3-4 startups every year. She mentors and invests in innovative startups with passionate teams and high potential for scale in AI/ML, Deep Tech, Fashion, FMCG, Real Estate, Agri, etc.