GAME Appoints Ketul Acharya As Executive Director

Acharya will provide strategic oversight and leadership to create a strong foundation for mass entrepreneurship programmes


Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) has appointed Ketul Acharya as the Executive Director. He will provide strategic oversight and imaginative leadership to scale GAME's goal as the catalyst for mass entrepreneurship.

Acharya has over twenty-five years of experience working with various stakeholders, including the government, corporations, MSMEs, technology companies, financial institutions, CSOs and multilateral institutions. 

"I am excited to join GAME, which has laid a strong foundation of programs and partners, and eager to work in the mass entrepreneurship space. I am confident that we will make a profound difference in the lives of aspiring and existing entrepreneurs and further elevate the success and impact of GAME. It is an excellent opportunity to be a part of this exciting mission," said Acharya. 

In his previous roles, he was responsible for developing, managing, and growing projects in education, employability, employment, and cluster development. Before joining GAME, he worked as the COO of GoodWorker Technologies, a jobs & learning digital platform company.

Ravi Venkatesan, Founder, GAME, said, “Ketul joins GAME at a time when our work is at a tipping point. Over the past nearly five years, we have partnered with many organisations to develop a good understanding of the interventions that will create vibrant local entrepreneurial ecosystems. This has resulted in solid programs that now need to be scaled quickly with our partners. I am confident that with Ketul’s people leadership and execution skills, our team of exceptional people will deliver many breakthroughs."

Recently, the company announced a collaboration with SIDBI to launch the NBFC Growth Accelerator Program to support east of funding for MSMEs.


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