About Us

Yelelo is a venture started by NRIs and entrepreneurs who moved back to India. With their relevant experience pertaining to the NRI needs and helping their friends in the last 5 years prompted them to start this venture.

Raghu Rajagopal, CEO

Raghu Rajagopal is the founder and CEO of Energeate a consulting and advisory company based in Chennai. He has extensive experience in building companies that leverages the offshore model. He played a key role in building a pure-play eBusiness services company called SeraNova. He co-founded ikigo a Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) software company. He was the EVP of Sales and Marketing of SwiftResponse a BPO company which was acquired by ESSAR backed Aegis BPO. He had a brief stint with i-flex in Chennai before starting Energeate.


He advises and incubates early stage companies and mentors entrepreneurs.


Raghu Rajagopal is a Charter Member of TiE Chennai. He is part of the angel investment fund called The Chennai Angels.


He is the co-founder and CEO of DATRI Blood Stem Cell Donor Registry an unrelated registry that aims at helping leukemia patients across the globe.


He holds an Engineering degree from BITS, Pilani.

Lavanya Ganesh, Director

Lavanya has been involved in Yelelo right from the conceptual stages of the venture. She has extensive experience in managing clients in the retail sector. She started an interior-design firm called Finishing Touch based out of Virginia, USA. She was managing operations for the retail outlets of popular home designer products. She has been interacting and helping a good number of NRI friends for the last 4 years. She was based in the US for more than 10 years. She is currently based in Chennai and manages the operations of Yelelo.


Lavanya has a degree in Management and Interior Design.