About Us

 Leveraging upon nearly 15 years of successful international experience in Investments and strategy consulting, as a firm we have and continue to gain in-depth expertise in a rapidly evolving business landscape. 

This invaluable experience in a globally competitive environment helps us deliver significantly greater value for your stakeholders.

SHAPING A NEW EXPERIENCE

At Arete Ventures, we understand that change is not always easy. We are ready to help you develop strategies for not only surviving but thriving in the future.  Our commitment to excellence taught us to always make your business success our priority.

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GAURAV SHAH

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Founder & Managing Partner

With over 15 years of experience in Silicon Valley, California inventing patented technologies, building successful startups and working with investment firms, Gaurav has in depth expertize in quickly understanding innovative business ideas and investments to craft solutions that accelerate innovation and enterprise value of your organization. 

Gaurav has served on the advisory board for US firms and has been regular contributor to reputed US journals, magazines and media industry.

Gaurav also serves on the jury board of  investment firms and accelerators in USA, Europe and Asia while mentoring selected startups to help them succeed. 

Gaurav has graduated with a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles. As a first inventor, Gaurav holds 6 USPTO & PCT patents in Biofuels Industry (Renewable Energy). With over 15 years of experience in Silicon Valley with PE investments, entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, inventions and approved USPTO & PCT patents, Gaurav has in depth expertize in quickly understanding innovative business ideas and investments to craft solutions that enhance enterprise value as well as accelerate innovationWith over 15 years of experience in Silicon Valley with PE investments, entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, inventions and approved USPTO & PCT patents, Gaurav has in depth expertize in quickly understanding innovative business ideas and investments to craft solutions that enhance enterprise value as well as accelerate innovation