Amrut Joshi


Amrut Joshi founded GameChanger Law Advisors (GLA) in 2011. He is recognized as an impeccable corporate and commercial lawyer whose advisory services are sought after by India’s prominent startups, top-tier venture capital and private equity firms, impact investment groups, and industry leaders in consulting, social enterprises, sports franchises, and athletes.

Amrut’s expertise particularly shines in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, joint ventures, and commercial partnerships, with a rich sector-specific insight into healthcare, impact investing, social enterprises, and the sports industry.

His contributions to legal scholarship include authorship in esteemed news publications and academic journals. Amrut is a respected voice in legal discourse on premier television and digital platforms. He extends his knowledge through workshops and seminars, enriching the startup ecosystem and academia both in India and globally.

Amrut has played multiple mentorship roles- at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms since 2018, and at NSRCEL- the flagship incubator of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore since 2022. He is also a Consultant to the Stanford Seed Transformation Program since August 2020. In July 2021, he was honored as a fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Impact Investment Fellowship.

Amrut read law at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and graduated with a B.A. LLB (Hons.) degree in 2003.



◉ Startups
◉ Technology
◉ Venture Capital and Private Equity
◉ Impact Investment
◉ Electric Mobility
◉ Social Enterprises
◉ Sports and Gaming
◉ Healthcare

Practice Areas

◉ Corporate Law
◉ Mergers and Acquisitions
◉ Venture Capital Financings
◉ Joint Ventures
◉ Commercial Partnerships

Recent Work

◉ Representing a seed stage investment fund on various portfolio investments, including on multiple rounds of funding in a spacetech startup, electric mobility startup, a scooter rental startup and in cloud computing startups.
◉ Representing the India subsidiary of a global intelligent customer service solutions provider focused on mobile app, gaming and new economy clients, on its acquisition by a Canadian-headquartered leader in the customer care industry.
◉ Advising a fast-growing healthcare startup on all its corporate governance issues and operational issues- including procurement, sales, marketing, employee benefits and relations, and investor relations.

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