Startup Funding and Employment Opportunities for Disabled People with Hardeep Rai
In this jam-packed episode of the show, Mai Ling and Martyn share a conversation between Martyn and co-founder and CEO of the Kaleidoscope Group (Kg), Hardeep Rai. Through the various organizations that make up Kg, Hardeep and his teams offer a variety of services, tools, and resources for entrepreneurs with disabilities or someone who has a startup in the disability sector. Listen in as Hardeep shares some highlights from his story and how Kg can potentially support your business venture.
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Contact Martyn: Martyn at martynsibley.com
Hardeep is an influential, persuasive and well connected business management professional with over 20 years of experience in Financial Services. He spent 13 years at Gartmore working closely with the business as it grew its successful Hedge Fund franchise. He then joined a Private Equity firm as Head of Investor Relations followed by a brief stint as Head of Business Development at an Emerging Markets Wealth Manager. He then moved to HB Prime Advantage a growth advisory business, founded by James Caan, which was focussed on helping to aggressively grow SME's businesses with a view to preparing them for an Exit. Hardeep was the Director responsible for Client acquisition and Client retention. In his current role, he is Managing Director at Kaleidoscope Investments, a company that is looking to intelligently invest into people with disabilities that have business ideas.
Specialties: Business Mentoring
Raising funds for small businesses
Procurement / Commercial Negotiations
Project and Change Management
Investment and Trading Operations