Arpit is a Partner at Blume Ventures from Investment Team. He is amongst the most passionate people in India on enabling startups. He co-founded Headstart Network, India's largest startup community which touches more than 100,000 entrepreneurs annually. He also co-created India DeepTech, an industry alliance for promoting deeptech startups. He was named in the prestigious 40-under-40 lists by Equalifi (erstwhile AIWMI) in 2020.

Before joining Blume, Arpit started Acadmic Ventures, a consulting firm for commercializing technology, sold High-Performance Computing at Tata CRL in Pune and wrote video codecs at Ittiam Systems in Bengaluru. He is an alumnus of IIT Bombay and NIT Trichy.