Name: Pankaj Jain

Professional Title: Principal

Affiliation: Impact Law Ventures

Country: India

Title of Presentation: International and Domestic Funding, Philanthropy, and Justice-Related Education and Legal Reform

Short Bio: Pankaj Jain is the Principal of Impact Law Ventures. A corporate lawyer by profession, Pankaj specializes in venture capital and private equity matters, especially in the impact investing and venture philanthropy sector. He is also an ardent advocate of building bridges between law, development and entrepreneurship. He currently advises a number of start-up entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, social business enterprises, non-profit organizations, impact investors and donor organizations on a range of legal and regulatory issues in India.

Pankaj is a mentor to a number of start-ups, incubators/ accelerators, social entrepreneurs as well as non-profit organizations in India. He currently serves on a number of advisory boards in an honorary capacity. He is a regular speaker at a number of conferences and also delivers guest lectures and training workshops at a number of law, management and engineering schools in India.