What is Crosstalk

Insights on building technology startups in India 

Crosstalk is focused on curating perspectives on company building and enabling meaningful discussions between Indian founders and startup operators by building communities. We want to help entrepreneurs navigate the daily grind that compounds over years to bring success.

With Forums, we are bringing togethers founders & senior operators at some of India’s largest startups – creating a platform for such folks to be a soundboard for each other on operational matters. Accordingly, we’ve built curated content, events, products, and tools to help our founders exchange ideas, offer support and share best practices.

Listen to what people part of our ecosystem have to say about the community.

Crosstalk Publication

Our content brings actionable resources together for the founders through conversations, playbooks, views, and events for the startup ecosystem. Through each piece we attempt to uncover how startup founders are doing, what they are doing.


Thoughts and advice on company building for entrepreneurs from founders, startup operators, and business leaders running technology companies in India.


Analysis and commentary on the latest news and trends in B2B, B2C, enterprise tech, and products in India.


Crosstalk Conversations is a podcast for Founders & senior operators at some of India’s leading startups to come and share their stories on the non-glorified side of running a company.

Our Team

Maanav Sagar


Maanav was previously co-founder and COO of TabOn, a SaaS-platform for digitizing invoices and led the startup’s business development efforts for 2 years. Prior to that, Maanav was a navigating officer at sea in the Merchant Navy for 8 years.

Rohit Manchanda


Rohit joins us from Drip Capital, where he was a business analyst. Prior to that, Rohit worked at Goldman Sachs in their Securities team, covering risk management in equity investments. Rohit graduated with a degree in Chemical engineering from BITS Pilani.

Ankit Singh


Ankit can talk for hours about Fintech. He has been building products and financial infrastructure for consumers, merchants and banks across his roles at his startup Mypoolin, Wibmo / PayU and most recently at CredAll & iSPIRT. 

Shalabh Gupta


Angel investor and Founder of AKIVA Superfoods, a leading wellness DTC brand that launched India’s first health shots. Recovering management consultant.

Suhas Motwani


Suhas is currently full-time with PepsiCo ESSA, helping build on their Finance and Innovation team. On the side, he manages one of India’s largest volunteer-driven Product communities (TheProductFolks) and is building a suite of productivity apps to help folks fight digital distraction. Come say hola at Twitter.

Manan Agarwal


Intrigued by the startup ecosystem and the VC world. Previously had stints at Bounce and SpringWorks. 

Raunaq Vaisoha


Crypto and Blockchain Enthusiast. Building stuff people want. Always free to talk ideas.

Aditya Kumar


Aditya has worked in strategy consulting, software engineering, and public affairs. He is a voracious content consumer and is always on the lookout for disruptive technologies. He’s currently a Senior Associate at BCG.