Our Team

Asish Kumar Das, Founder & Editor

asishAsish Kumar Das, a student entrepreneur and the founder of The Startup Journal. Continuing his B.Tech degree in Information Technology, Asish has a keen interest for entrepreneurial culture. He has been featured in NDTV-Profit in the show “Quest For The Next Big Online Business Idea” which was aired in July,2013 and also was interviewed by local newspapers.Asish also takes interest in Cyber Security and SEO. He has been awarded as the winner of SEO Contest at IIIT-Bhubaneswar.

Shiva Prasad, Mentor

Shiva Prasad

IBM Employee, ex-Infosys employee and with The Startup Journal from the first day of launch. He has helped us as a mentor to grow from scratch to what we are now. Having a large professional network and high convincing skill, Shiva plays a vital role in TSJ team.


Akanksha Samar, Team Member

akankshaAkanksha Samar has done her B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering from Rajastan Technical University, Kota. She is a Oracle Database Administrator, certified by PearsonVue,USA. As a brilliant student she has qualified for GATE-2014.She’s currently learning Gnome Programming and Ubuntu 12.04.4. Her additive skills,  Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing/Human Interaction from Coursera.She has sharp interests in objects like Google App Engine,Mozilla Open Project,cloud computing monitoring interface.

Lipsa Mohanty, Team Member

Lipsa Mohanty

Pursuing B.tech. in Chemical Engineering at GIET, Gunupur with decent CGPA, Lipsa has a great passion towards startups and entrepreneurship. She is in her B.Tech 3rd year and joined the TSJ team as the youngest member. She takes interest in writing and interacting with people and grow her professional network.


Sazzad Hussain, Team Member

UntitledSazzad Hussain  is pursuing B.tech in Computer Science & Engineering at KIST . He has a great passion towards entrepreneurship and interested on Cyber Security and Web Development.


Amit Ghosh, Team Member

Amit Ghosh

Amit likes to experience, see, hear and do everything that life has to preset in front of him. A post graduate in Computer Applications he has 8+ years in handling out of the box marketing, entrepreneurship development initiatives and providing entrepreneurial skills to rookies.
Amit has been a professional freelance writer since 2005. With a deep interest in the world and a personal library of hundreds of books, he always finds an endless supply of ideas for the wide variety of subject areas that he covers in his articles.