Hari is an active angel investor .He has led several deals in Indian Angel Network , led exits for IAN investors other than providing fund raising support for portfolio companies . He is a member of the advisory Board of Ivy Cap ventures , a Rs. 500 crore PE fund .
Hari has been an entrepreneur since 1987. He was one of the early adapters of the internet and his portal Calcutta Online ( www.calonline.com) was acquired by a NASDAQ listed company in 1998 . He co-founded Ontrack Systems Limited in 1988 . He is the past President of TiE- Kolkata , COMPASS , CIITA and has held key positions in trade bodies , trusts and non profit organisations. Hari now spends his time supporting innovative entrepreneurs , learning and researching on lean startup methodologies , disruptive business models and frugal innovation . Hari has also also associated with the following institutions / networks and startups .