Akshat Shah

Akshat Shah

Akshat Shah, Indian, knows impact, and he knows how to couple impact with marketing and fundraising. The Indian entrepreneur is the Head of Strategy and Business at UE Life Sciences Inc, a commercial medical device company that brings products to developing countries. Entrepreneurs seeking to have an impact must still understand business and what it takes to build a company that also works economically. This expertise Akshat brings to the African Entrepreneurship Award as a Global Mentor.

Throughout his career, Akshat has been involved in medical technology. UE Life Sciences brings life-saving technology to developing countries at affordable prices.  Akshat also serves as a mentor at Stasis Labs, a Los Angeles based, early-stage, medical device start-up that brings innovative and affordable solutions to the Indian healthcare market. At Stasis, Akshat says that his role is “to provide guidance on a company’s business model, the product’s go-to-market strategy, and potential customer targeting and fundraising.”

Akshat has experience in Global healthcare investment banking and knows how to get investment to entrepreneurs. He also mentors for the Enterprise Futures Network, a Silicon Valley based company that advises young entrepreneurs on launching and scaling businesses.