We solve talent problems of the consumer internet ecosystem
Basil Advisors is a Horizontal Talent Specialist, which focuses only on the startup/growth stage/established players in the Consumer Internet, B2C Product and E-commerce & Transportation/Supply Chain enablers in India.
We solve problems of the ecosystem by methods, which are as innovative as the problems. Apex, Harvest, Chlorophyll, Greenhouse & Roots are some of the answers we have.
These answers have made us the country`s most valued startup specialist.
We have helped our clients hire exceptional, critical and niche talent.
At Basil we take pride in having understood what it takes to fuel the new economy Add to this knowledge various layers of experience and methodology, and we can almost promise you success
More specifically, we are an Indian horizontal talent specialist that focusses on:
- Startups, growth stage players & established players in consumer internet space
- B2C product and e-commerce companies
- Transportation supply chain enablers
Rather than depending on classical methods, we solve problems of the ecosystem using methods, which are as unique as the problems.
For different problems, our different products:
We ensure that they answer most of the recruitment and beyond needs.
Being able to address these problems effectively has made us the country`s most valued startup specialist.
The vision at the top is crucial. Apex brings focus on hiring leadership talent for companies at various stages of evolution in the consumer-internet space.
From pre-seed to Series A, Series B and the biggest names in the industry, Basil has helped more than 35 companies strengthen their leadership talent.
From hiring a co-founder to a CEO, COO, CTO, CPO, CFO and CMO, this business lends top notch skill expertise on industry understanding & talent fitment and enables organizations & talent, work towards creating great companies.
The most critical element for the success of any firm is the team that drives it.
Basil has helped consumer internet companies hire critical, niche talent across levels in various functions, including, supply chain, transportation, engineering, product, marketing, category, business development, finance, sales, data sciences, legal & HR.
In our short journey, we enabled over 200 exceptionally talented candidates by engaging them in the right career choices in the right organisations.
Over the last 12 years, having helped build dreams of some and nightmares of some companies including Generation Eight, Adecco, Ikya, ABC Consultants and GI Group, it was time to build his own.
Prateek started Basil Advisors in June 2013. A strong believer in technology and the role it plays already and will also play in changing how we lead our lives, he is the “Entrepreneur of the Year 2015” for the Talent Advisory sector conferred on him by Entrepreneur.com.
An authority in the digital ecosystem of India, an angel investor for many path breaking startups, a mentor to many budding entrepreneurs and a friend and director on board for us.
Jaspreet has helmed the role of being one of the founding members of bazee.com, to heading MS India’s entertainment business, leading askme.com as it CEO and is currently heading digital initiatives for the Mahindra Group.
Whoever thought that a shop-floor manager has limited career growth and will do the same job all his life, has not met Suraju. He started his career with FedEx as a shop floor manager and went on to become the CEO of 66 countries for FedEx.
Having built FedEx in those countries, he led supply chain for Flipkart in India before taking up the coveted position of Managing Director for Delhivery.com, one of India’s most valued e-commerce supply chain enabler. Suraju is a director on our board.
Saurav as the Head-Product leads all our initiatives in building scalable B2B products for the new age economy. He is the key architect in conceiving, building and institutionalising our strong foray in the product space. Having worked with DogSpot, 99labels and Delhivery.com, he brings along strong experience of 12+ years, where he has led various product initiatives, which today define how consumer products behave and run in India.
Surojit is the technology guy for Basil and is our CTO. As someone who enjoys going for long drives, he is the go to guy in the company. With over 17 years of experience, he has worked with Steve Medius, 99labels and NDTV in the past. He is the artist which creates all the technology solutions that Basil proudly delivers to its customers.
A veteran in the training space with over 22 years of experience, he has led leadership roles with organizations like HCL Learning, Edutopia, Tata Interactive and O&M. Chetan is also a successful author and coveted authority in the skill development space.
As the booming ecommerce and logistics industry begs for skilled manpower - and the nation begs to employ its digital dividend, Chetan is working on doing our bit to get more and more people ready and trained for the workforce, and to do a better job. Chetan Drives Greenhouse & Roots businesses for Basil Advisors.
Basil has partnered with multiple of our investments and all of them swear by their understanding, process and quality. Thanks & Way to go
What started as a one off mandate, is now a long standing relationship. They've hired almost all marketing roles for all the investments that we have done in India and now it has extended to hiring CxO talent. Thanks guys. Look forward to more success
If it's digital talent that you need, it has to be Basil. Comes with a niche and delivers and works like a true partner
Basil has been instrumental in hiring critical talent for us and we believe that they are an integral part of our company and business. Strong business knowledge & great talent understanding are some of the key strengths they bring
Co-Founder & COO,
The only company which comes with an in-depth understanding of our business is Basil. They've helped us staff our leadership talent and they've done that as a business function. Great working with the team