At Blume, Arpit is responsible for scouting science-led and hardware startups.  In addition he manages a portfolio of emerging winners such as Cashify, RailYatri, MilkBasket, MechMocha, Tricog and Spinny. His current investment theses revolve around hardware, commercial electric vehicles and biotechnology.

Arpit has been actively engaged with promotion of startups in India for more than a decade. In 2007, he joined hands with a few friends to start Headstart Network which is now India’s largest startup network, with over 20 city chapters, impacting more than 50,000 entrepreneurs annually.

Arpit holds an MBA from IIT Bombay and a BTech from NIT Trichy. He is based in Delhi.