Yuvraj Singh is one of the greatest fighters world has seen in the 21st century, both in cricket and his personal life.In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung and underwent chemotherapy treatment in the US. He made his international comeback in September 2012 against New Zealand. Yuvraj was conferred with the Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting award, in the year 2012 and Padma Shri, in the year 2014.
In his second life Yuvi wants to support young entrepreneurs in realising their dreams of creating next BIG BRANDS.
Nishant Singhal has been with Yuvraj since 2010, as his business advisor. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has over 11 years of work experience with PwC. He has got a diverse experience in financial risk management, IT Strategy consulting, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance during his PwC days. He has rich experience of working with large multinational clients like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, NDTV, TV Today, Naukri.com, Magicbricks.com etc. He also led financial compliance team during Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of TV Today, NDTV and Naukri.com. He currently heads Strategy at India’s largest real estate services platform “Investors Clinic”.
If you have an idea and the capability to bootstrap your idea, Yuvraj Singh is with you with all he has – Brand, Marketing Strength, Technology Team and Financial Consulting. Yuvraj will endorse your business idea and give you the kick-start you need.
Yuvraj has been associated with global brands like Puma, Reebok, Hero Motors, Oakleys, Ulysse Nardin etc.
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Meenal is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has over 9 years of work experience with PwC and Microsoft. She has got diverse experience in financial risk management and Corporate Governance during her PwC days. In her last role, she was part of financial controllership at Microsoft, She has rich experience of working with large multinational clients like Vodafone, Agilent Technologies, Hewlett Packard, Glaxo Smithkline etc.
Shazmeen is a corporate affairs & marketing professional with over 11 years of experience in the industry across various sectors ranging from hospitality, real estate, fashion, garments, FMCG, automobile, education and media & entertainment. She has successfully driven, managed & executed various corporate reputation programs, brand communication, crisis management , CSR/sustainability communication , online reputation management & digital PR
Vyomo is a Mobile App Platform designed to simplify the way people find and book Beauty Services within India and GCC. It connects consumers with the best Stylists in town at their convenience. It's mobile platform gives Stylists, Salons & Spas owners multiple benefits such as the ability to accept bookings 24*7 by a tap on the mobile screens and smart client management features leading to increased revenue.
Moovo is simplifying the complex business of cargo logistics down to the point of just pressing a button on mobile app and hailing a truck. Moovo connects mini-truck drivers and users through technology to provide a convenient and efficient freight service. By providing access to large pool of customers, Moovo is ensuring lesser idle time for drivers onboard, and thus boosting their income.
Healthians helps users discover affordable healthcare, using quality and price transparency. The company aggregates diagnostic labs, crowd sourced sample collectors and nearby doctors as well as makes patients’ medical records available online. It builds individual health profiles of users, assigns them a personal health score, recommends health checks and keeps track of their health.
EduKart is India's leading education marketplace, offering education seekers a platform to choose and enrol from 2000+ courses in degree, diploma, certifications, entrance coaching and K12 categories. The team is immensely passionate about delivering high quality education and believes that EduKart creates a difference in the lives of those who aspire to move ahead.
JetSetGo, an online marketplace for private jet and helicopter charter flights. It allows users to request aircrafts and helicopters across India, and receive quotes from operators. JetSetGo will revolutionize the private aviation business in the region by re-defining the experience for private charter customers through end to end control of the value chain with collaborative partnerships and technology at its core.
Cartisan is an automotive service marketplace that caters to all the vehicle service related requirements such as car cleaning and detailing, regular maintenance, running repairs, and breakdown services. Cartisan is looking to disrupt the automotive services space by bringing innovative services, transparency in pricing and service quality with comparative price estimates and ratings
Sports365 is India's leading online sports & fitness company set up with the vision of becoming first port of call for all sports equipment & merchandise needs. The company has been jointly promoted by celebrated sporting icons like Yuvraj Singh & Mahesh Bhupathi & lead by a passionate team of ex-Mckinsey & P&G professionals. Sports365 offers unparalleled assortment of sports & fitness products on www.sports365.in as well as on all leading marketplaces. Sports365 is poised to change the Sports & Fitness landscape in India and make access to quality & affordable products a reality.
SportyBeans is India’s most reputable multi-sport program for preschoolers (aged 2.5-8 years), operating since 2009. It currently run classes for children at locations across the Country. Their researched sport and fitness activities teach preschoolers the fundamentals of 9 different ball sports (Soccer, Baseball, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Cricket, Golf, Rugby and Tennis) in a social, non-competitive, team-based environment. SportyBeans seeks to promote a healthy lifestyle, develop a lifelong passion for physical activity and sport.
Carl's Jr chain has 3,500 licensed and company owned restaurants across 36 countries.Cybiz BrightStar Restaurants is the master franchisee of US-based fast-food chain Carl's Jr in India.
Black White Orange Brands Pvt Ltd is a Mumbai-based brand licensing start-up, that provides merchandising solutions and helps brands, celebrities, media and retailers find ways to strengthen their relationship with the most important stakeholder – the consumer. They offer services in retail, distribution, syndication, brand consulting & creative solutions, both within India & overseas.
SportyBeans is a unique platform to identify and develop interest in sports at an early age and hopefully it will help in creating a transformational impact on building the next generation of sportspersons.Read More
Known for his firebrand style of cricket, the 33-year-old is already a big name in the Indian start-up market. His business company Youwecan Ventures funds a variety of start-ups including companies for car servicing, beauty products, education & even restaurants.New Story
Ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh is on a new role. He is batting a new inning as a venture capital investor. Yuvi wants to support young entrepreneurs in realising their dreams in creating India’s next big brand. In an exclusive conversation with Bloomberg TV India’s Abha Bakaya, he talks about how his life has changed after recovering from Cancer. Yuvraj also talks about his plans to make a comeback to cricket. Yuvi gets candid and shares some interesting insights into his personal life.View Video
In talks with Ekta Suri on Zee BusinessView Video
Bengaluru-based automotive service marketplace Cartisan has raised an undisclosed amount in its seed round funding from YouWeCan ventures, Global Founders Capital, TaxiForSure’s Aprameya R and others. The venture, which currently offers service only in Bengaluru, will use the money to accelerate growth, extend its operations beyond Bengaluru and broaden the service provider network. Talking about the investment, Yuvraj Singh says, “We believe in Cartisan’s vision to simplify car care. It’s an innovative product catering to all the servicing related needs of a car owner."Read More
JetSetGo, an online marketplace for private jet and helicopter charter flights, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Yuvraj Singh backed YouWeCan Ventures. The Delhi-based startup, founded by Kanika Tekriwal and Sudeer Perla allows users to request aircrafts and helicopters across India, and receive quotes from operators. The firm also serves as a marketplace for buying, selling, and leasing private aircraft, including pre and post sale services such as technical inspections, document inspection, apart from sourcing buyers and negotiating that aircraft.Read More
Yuvraj Singh, the 33-year-old southpaw recognised as one of the country's greatest limited-overs specialists, has struck four deals since he launched his investment firm YouWeCan Ventures in April, a scorching strike rate even for established investors.
The cricketer, who snatched a record $2.5 million (Rs 16 crore) contract to play for the Delhi Daredevils in the latest IPL, bankrolled YouWeCan with Rs 50 crore of his own money, but it is cofounder Nishant Singhal who charts its strategy and identifies potential investmentsRead More
Online healthcare marketplace Healthians.com has raised funding from cricketer Yuvraj Singh's investment fund YouWeCan Ventures. The Gurgaon-based startup, founded by Deepak Sahni, aggregates diagnostic labs, crowd sourced sample collectors, doctors and also makes patients' medical records available online.
"Having gone through life threatening medical condition, I'm extremely keen to promote preventive healthcare in India. While most of us today have an online social profile or an online professional profile, there's a large need to use technology to create & track individual health profile. I'm excited to see Healthians trying to solve this problem" said Yuvraj Singh.Read More
Online education services marketplace EduKart.com has raised $1 million (about Rs 6.4 crore) in a fresh round of funding led by cricketer Yuvraj Singh's newly-launched venture capital fund YouWeCan Ventures and United Finsec, the family office of the Holostik Group.
The Delhi-based startup will use the proceeds from the latest round of fundraising, which also saw Dave McClure-led seed stage accelerator and fund 500 Startups invest in the venture, to ramp up its team, marketing and tec ..Read More
On-demand logistics booking platform Moovo has raised seed funding from cricketer Yuvraj Singh's YouWe-Can Ventures and other angel investors. The startup, founded by IIT alumnus Abhishek Anand and Anjani Kumar, has developed an online platform to book mini-trucks to help with users' logistics requirements.
Investors participating in this round include Vikram Chachra of Eight Innovate, former Paytm VP Pratyush Prasanna, Anindya Shuvra Sen, President of HR Reliance Jio Bijay Sahoo, Nitin Sethi, Sameer Nagpal of Cocubes.com and Doshi Family of Doshi Diagnostics.Read More
TaxiForSure co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna has invested an undisclosed amount in mobile beauty and wellness platform Vyomo, contributing to the startup's seed funding after cricketer Yuvraj Singh's investment fund YouWeCan Ventures last month put in money into the venture without announcing the sum.
Radhakrishna's move comes less than a month after his last day at TaxiForSure, the company he and Raghunandan G sold to rival Ola for $200 million (about Rs 1,280 crore).Read More
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's investment fund YouWeCan Ventures has put in an undisclosed amount as seed funding in a mobile phone-based beauty and wellness platform Vyomo, which is seeking to replicate the success of taxisharing services such as Uber and Ola. Vyomo will work as an aggregator of salons, spas and stylists on its e-commerce platform in a model similar to that of Uber and Ola that have taxis enrolled on their platforms to offer services.
"We would like to support empowerment of millions of beauty professionals and help them improve their lives and income, and be part of their personal milestones," said Singh, talking about his recently-launched firm's first investment.Read More
n an interview with CNBC-TV18’s Nayantara Rai, Yuvraj Singh spoke about his new found love for venture capitalism. For entire interview, watch accompanying video.View Video
Yuvraj Singh is starting a new innings as a businessman. He is floating a venture fund that aims to support young entrepreneurs by investing in startups across sectors.
Yuvi for millions of his fans, the 34-year-old cricketer will put about Rs 50 crore - mostly his own money - over a period of three to five years in the fund, YouWeCan Ventures. The fund is expected to raise around Rs 300 crore from other investors during the periodRead More