Mentor Profile

Shri Kalyan Kar

Shri Kalyan Kar

Co-Founder & Director, InQube Innoventures

Kalyan is the Co-Founder & Director of InQube Innoventures, which incubates “Innovative Inclusive Initiatives”. Kalyan firmly believes that innovative and effective utilization of technology can lead to Equitable, Inclusive & Sustainable growth for the society at large.

Currently, Kalyan is involved in incubating several start-ups in the areas of Technology, Education, Healthcare, BPM, Skill Development, Data Analytics and Agriculture.

Earlier, Kalyan Co-Founded an US based Healthcare Services company which was finally acquired by the World’s largest employee benefits organization for US$ 140 Million.

His ventures have won “Great Place to Work” award in India for 3 continuous years, as well as “Exciting Emerging Companies to Work for” by NASSCOM and was the All India Finalist for “NASSCOM Innovation Awards”.

Kalyan graduated from St. Xaviers’ College and is a Chartered Accountant as well as a Cost Accountant by Profession with All India Merit Rank in both the examinations.

He is a regular Speaker in various Forums and is known for his business and social views and opinion in the Press, Electronic, Digital & Social Media. Kalyan is currently in the Executive Committee of the Indian Chamber of Commerce, IT Committee of Bengal Chamber and Innovation & IT Committee of CII. He is also the Governing Body Member of Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA) & Vice President of the Sector V Stakeholders’ Association. Kalyan has served as the Jury for the CII Industrial Innovation Awards, Bihar Startup Ideathon as well as WEBEL BCCI Tech Incubation Initiative. Currently he is a Mentor to the WEBEL BCCI Tech Incubation Center and is a Trustee of Sahaj Path, an initiative towards “Inclusive & Quality Education for All” & “The Boston Pledge – Asia”, which is an initiative to promote “Bengal” Globally.

Kalyan has also been a part of Government and Business Delegates to overseas countries promoting the “Make in India” & “Bengal Global Business Summit” initiatives.