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.

Arjun Malhotra


Arjun built a robust Silicon Valley network while gaining experience working on later-stage venture transactions at Capricorn Investment Group (2012). Arjun graduated with a Masters degree from University of St. Andrews.

Rohan Malhotra


Rohan worked in the talent management business in London at Wasserman Media Group. Transporting the client-focus and services-heavy DNA to venture has proven to help Investopad quickly build a personable and reliant brand with entrepreneurs.