by Morgan Evans · March 31, 2015


DC is one of the prime cities for business moguls and entrepreneurs constantly embarking on new business ventures. So, how do the city's top movers and shakers expand their business connections? Networking, of course. And now that spring has officially sprung, NetSAP DC wants to help you network your way to discovering your next entrepreneurial match! Check out this season's top networking event!

On Tuesday, April 7, The Network of South Asian Professionals (also known as NetSAP), a special business forum that facilitates events to both improve and enhance the communities, will host "Business Matchmaking for Entrepreneurs," a special panel discussion and networking event on entrepreneurship, held at the trendy Babalu restaurant and lounge in Tysons Corner, VA.

From 6:30 to 9:30 pm, innovators and entrepreneurs in the sectors of public relations, technology, nonprofit, media, and professional development industries, will take part in a networking hour with light food and beverage, followed by a panel discussion featuring innovative leaders hand-picked by the organization for their influence on area business.


The event's panelist will include: Dhru Beeharilal, CEO and Founder of Delta Learning Inc., a company dedicated to personal and professional development; Glenda Fu and Heather Mahoney, Co-Founders of Haute Haus Agency, a public relations and events firm focused on media management and targeted representation; Shahed Amanullah, CEO and Co-Founder of LaunchPosse, a DC-based startup that helps people turn entrepreneurial ideas into reality by leveraging social networks Tabitha Jean Naylor, Founder of Successful Startup 101 magazine; Navroop Mitter, CEO of ArmorText, a mobile security/mobile enterprise; Arti Patel Varanasi PhD, MPH, President and CEO of Advancing Synergy, a healthcare forum; Alezandra Russell, Founder and President of Urban Light, a nonprofit to counter child trafficking and exploitation; and Jay Chahil, founder of DesiCrush, a mobile dating and networking app.

NetSAP DC’s mission is to be more than just a networking forum - the non profit organization aspires to be the facilitating vehicle used by professionals, particularly those in the South Asian community. NetSAP DC lays the foundation for the best and brightest to forge cohesive relationships while simultaneously emerging to be tomorrow's leaders in business, politics, and civic life. Its members are undeniably its greatest resource.


Are you a business entrepreneur ready to meet your match? Interested in attending NetSAP DC's business matchmaking event?! View more information about the April 7th event here! Business Matchmaking is free for NetSAP members, $40 for non-members, and $50 for non-members + NetSAP Annual Membership! Information on registration and tickets can be found here!

Babalu Tysons

8605 Westwood Center Drive

Tysons Corner, VA