22, Dec 2023
Bangalore: 22nd December 2023 –Leaders for India Organization (LIO), a members-only community founded by Mohnish Yerra in 2022, unites business leaders, entrepreneurs, and angel investors to harness their collective resources for mutual growth. LIO serves as a business accelerator and startup incubation platform, providing personalized one-on-one support based on unique professional needs and aspirations through effective networking and mentorship.
The new ‘LIO App’ is launched to revolutionize community interactions and foster meaningful connections. With a visionary approach, the LIO App introduces an array of features designed to bring individuals closer within a shared space, enabling seamless networking and engagement.
In the past 18 months, Leaders for India Organization has evolved into a thriving community with 104 members comprising industry leaders, business veterans, recognized professionals, and influential figures with a combined net worth of ₹25,000+ crores. LIO has disbursed over ₹20 crores for 16 distinct business opportunities.
Additionally, LIO has also excelled in wealth management, overseeing ₹19 Crores in financial products to ensure the financial health of members. LIO manages ₹9.05 crores in AUM in their wealth management arm and has facilitated ₹9.8 crores towards land projects. Mohnish also manages a personal investment vehicle, MYCap Investments, with an impressive portfolio of 18 companies.
The unique platform, Leaders for India Organization, has firmly positioned itself as a trusted partner for wealth creation, extending financial support to members. LIO has transcended traditional angel investment models to evolve into a comprehensive consultancy firm. LIO offers tailored support, functioning as a Business Accelerator, Financial Advisor, Startup Incubator, and Technology Consultant, ensuring entrepreneurs receive customized guidance for success.
LIO’s three major services—Cohort Convergence, Investment Opportunities, and Extended Team—cater to diverse needs. Cohort Convergence involves grouping members into cricket teams for training and international competitions, while Investment Opportunities span a broad spectrum, including startups, hedge funds, VCs, movie projects, and more.
Extended Team, featuring LIO Day, positions LIO as an integral part of the members’ wealth creation journey, supporting them in fostering the right synergies and providing continuous support. The monthly events by LIO are —LIO Business Shower, LIO Recreational Events, and LIO Day—serve as our tools to increase essential touchpoints, fostering networking opportunities. For example in “LIO DAY”, LIO team engages in one-on-one sessions to grasp the unique investment appetite of each member, exploring ways to compound their social capital.
According to Mr. Mohnish Yerra, the Founder and CEO of Leaders for India (LIO),” Through LIO, we’ve built a platform that not only invests but nurtures dreams, turning them into impactful realities, one venture at a time. The LIO app will help in seamless engagement between the members of LIO. The new LIO App has a flagship feature ‘LIO Buzz,’ empowering members to connect with fellow LIO enthusiasts within a 5KM radius. This unique functionality enables spontaneous meetups, enhancing opportunities for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and personal connections.”
He further added, “LIO’s influence extends beyond borders, forging successful partnerships in pivotal cities like Chennai, Indore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Hyderabad. In future we plan to expand operations into Bengaluru, Indore, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune within the country, while also considering international growth into London (UK), with the objective of nurturing business ties and broadening investment prospects. Through this we aim to build a vibrant community of over 1000 members in the next 3 years.”
25, Nov 2023
Hyderabad, 25th November 2023- Leaders for India Organization (LIO) is a member-only community that unites business leaders, entrepreneurs, and angel investors by harnessing their collective resources to drive mutual growth. The Leaders for India Organization was started by the dynamic entrepreneur Mohnish Yerra in 2022. In just 18 months, LIO has secured a membership exceeding 100 business leaders with a combined net worth of Rs. 25,000 Crores.
LIO has an investment portfolio exceeding Rs. 20 crores in 16 diverse business opportunities across various sectors, including FinTech, EdTech, and Defence Tech. LIO also manages an AUM of 9.05 crore for its members in financial instruments including hedge funds and bonds. To diversify the portfolio, LIO forayed into the lucrative real estate sector by allocating Rs.18 crore towards real estate investments. It has firmly positioned itself as a trusted partner for wealth creation, extending financial support. LIO not only injects capital but also nurtures budding concepts into thriving enterprises.
Leaders for India Organization (LIO) acts as a business accelerator and startup incubation platform, offering personalized one-on-one support based on unique professional needs and aspirations through effective networking and mentorship. LIO is a holistic consultancy firm that epitomizes the motto ‘Invest, Innovate, Impact,’ with a steadfast commitment to nurturing the ambitions of emerging entrepreneurs, serving as their extended team.
As its tagline suggests, LIO is ‘The Trusted Partner in Your Wealth Creation Journey.’ The organization provides personalized support, functioning as a Business Accelerator, Financial Advisor, Startup Incubator, and Technology Consultant, ensuring entrepreneurs receive tailored guidance for success. LIO has curated diverse platforms catering to startup needs. ‘LIO Business Shower’ is a standout initiative enabling idea presentations, investment acquisition, and market exploration for emerging businesses.
In addition to this platform, we host ‘Green Pitch’ and ‘Powerplay’ as distinctive forms of business showers. ‘Green Pitch’ and ‘Powerplay’ are monthly events where startups pitch their innovative ideas, seeking investments or avenues to enter new markets. These dynamic forums provide passionate startups with opportunities crucial for their growth.
Furthermore, ‘LIO Day’ offers personalized sessions, assessing and refining investment plans while facilitating collaboration among members. Additionally, LIO orchestrates recreational events, fostering relaxation and serving as a fruitful networking avenue for its members.
Speaking about the achievement Mr. Mohnish Yerra, Founder and CEO, Leaders for India Organization said, “At LIO we strive to redefine the way financial services are delivered to the business community and revolutionize the way networking operates. LIO is a member-only community that aims to usher in a new era by bridging the gap between Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Angel Investors across the country by untapping the financial and technical resources and leveraging them for mutual growth.
LIO is a community of Industry Leaders and entrepreneurs with a willingness to grow self-business or invest in startups. It is a dynamic ecosystem and interconnected business network that brings industry leaders together for mutual advancement. With the guiding principle of ‘Invest, Innovate, Impact,’ LIO serves as a steadfast partner in your wealth creation journey, committed to empowering a diverse community of members. We offer investment opportunities to our members that are validated by an expert investment committee ensuring the best, verified opportunities are available to our members.”
Leaders for India Organization solidifies its position as a thought leader through strategic collaborations with institutions like T-Hub, IIIT-Hyderabad, ISB Hyderabad, and the Indian Startup Festival, influencing and shaping the entrepreneurial landscape.