"The changing world order requires a shared technology highway to solve our most pressing problems. 1198 brings Indian technological expertise to a global platform"



Making Indian Deep Tech Companies Truly Global

Dhruv Agarwal

Dhruv is a 3rd generation entrepreneur with a strong background in founding and managing multi-product organizations at scale. He specializes in Growth & Turn Arounds.

Dhruv is passionate about venture building and applying meaningful advances in technology to industry.


Vinayak Dalmia

Vinayak is an Entrepreneur focused on commercialising high tech and space sectors. Has experience in building ventures in the semiconductor and data science domains. Vinayak studied at UC Berkeley and at Cambridge University. He was also Invited to be a Visiting Research Fellow from Oxford University in 2018-19.

Vrinda Kapoor

Vrinda has built a niche in bringing technologies from the lab to the market. She studied genetics and evolutionary biology at University of Toronto. Vrinda is a National and International award winning Entrepreneur focused on bringing innovative technology to military and healthcare sectors. Vrinda is the Recipient of the Army Design Bureau Award of Excellence from the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army for Outstanding Contribution in developing a solution for enhancing the operational/ logistics capability of the Indian Army. She was also Selected to present to Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi at DefExpo in Lucknow 2020. Her companies have been one of the four Indian Cos selected to present to US Undersecretary Ellen Lord in October 2019.