Sahil Rahman

Co-Founder, RASA Grill

Sahil Rahman is the Co-Founder of RASA Grill, a rapidly expanding Indian restaurant chain renowned for its fresh and healthy bowls, serving customers in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

With a vision cultivated during their high school days, Sahil, alongside his friend and Co-Founder Rahul Vinod, conceptualized the idea for RASA Grill, aiming to bring the vibrant flavors of Indian cuisine to the fast-casual dining scene.

Since its inception in 2017, RASA has garnered widespread acclaim and success, solidifying its position as a leader in the culinary landscape. In early 2022, RASA secured a significant milestone by completing a Series A financing round, with New York-based equity firm Rellevant Partners leading the investment, further propelling the brand's expansion and innovation efforts.

10.00 am - 10.55 am PANEL: Presented by Visitor Guard

Saturday April 20, 2024

PANEL: Raising capital from angels, family-friends networks and VCs

Hina Mehta

Marc Steren
Sahil Rahman
Ramesh Mahal
The panel discussion featuring experts in startup financing and startup founders who have raised capital will discuss strategies for raising capital from angels, family/friends’ networks, and venture capitalists (VCs). You’ll hear from experienced investors and successful founders who have navigated the fundraising landscape firsthand. Topics covered will include angel investing, family/friends’ networks, venture capital, and navigating the fundraising journey.