Digvijay Singh

COO, India Angels Network

Digvijay is a professional with close to 20 years of experience in leading companies across sectors. Digvijay has continuously built sales / distribution model from scratch in virgin territory and scaled it to national levels.

Starting with offline product company, Apollo Tyres, he built the company’s distribution organisation in the newly formed state of Uttaranchal which was earlier driven by dealer network. While, he built this business in an entrepreneurial model, it is now well entrenched in the state.

From tyres to Insurance, Digvijay helped build the Distribution Network of ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. The network included direct, agency and dealer distribution models. Again, he led from the front & built the team which took this distribution network national.

Digvijay evolved with the digital environment and led the retail network of brokers in the NCR area for Magic Bricks.com. He was quickly awarded the Best Zonal Business Head for Q1 of 2014-15 . He was recognised with the responsibility of a national role to lead a 200 person fleet-on-the-street model with a management team of 15.

With the startup ecosystem growing in India, Digvijay decided to swivel his career and joined Indian Angel Network , as Vice President moving himself from a corporate executive to a player in the entrepreneurial world. IAN is India’s first and the world’s largest angel investor group with close to 500 investors from 11 countries, over 125 company portfolio and growing, based in 7 countries across 17 sectors. Digvijay led deal origination nationally while building the South India operations of IAN as well.

Within a year, Digvijay moved to the helm of IAN as COO (Chief Operating Officer). In addition to building the deal flow engine, he is now responsible for investor / member engagement, shortlisting & curation process, building robust processes and frameworks, portfolio management and brand building.

Digvijay is a Management graduate and a hands-on business builder.