Fundraising For Startups - Founder & Investor Perspectives x Chennai

Saturday, November 02, 2019

4:00pm - 6:00pm IST (GMT +05:30)
Paperflite, 383, First Cross Street, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Nehru Nagar, Perungudi, Nehru Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096.
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eChai Chennai will be hosting the 'Fundraising For Startups - Founder & Investor Perspectives' session in Chennai on November 2nd, Saturday from 4 pm to 6 pm.

The 'Fundraising For Startups - Founder & Investor Perspectives' will have Founders & Investors to share their perspectives about Fundraising For Startups and interact with the participants.

It will be a great opportunity to connect, share and collaborate with founders & Investors from Chennai.


- Chandrashekar Kupperi, Founder, Anova Corporate Services ( )

Shekar has almost two decades of experience in various multinationals
with diversified sector experience – FMCG, Life Insurance, Audit &
Assurance and Oil & Gas sectors. His most recent stint was as Group
Finance Director with Lornamead Group, a UK based multinational in the
FMCG space which owns well-known personal care brands (such as
Yardley of London, Finesse, etc.). His prior stints include various finance
and audit positions with MNCs such as ExxonMobil, KPMG and Henkel

Shekar has a rich experience in the FMCG - M&A space, having lead /
been part of over 11 Acquisitions and 6 Divestments, across sectors
including FMCG, Hospitality and Manufacturing, besides re-structuring and
re-financing transactions in North America, Europe and India.
His deep knowledge and expertise in M&A lead him to establish his own
Investment Banking and Advisory Firm ‘ANOVA Corporate Services Pvt.
Ltd.’ Through ANOVA, he works with Entrepreneurs and Business
Owners offering M&A Advisory, besides helping with Fundraise. ANOVA
also offers Strategic CFO services to empower Entrepreneurs and
Business Owners with financial and commercial acumen and offering
support in strategic areas.

Shekar is an active Angel Investor (investments made in start-ups across
segments including HealthTech, FMCG, ConsumerTech, Media, LogiTech and FinTech) and also serves as non-executive director in mid-size companies, both in India and abroad. Besides this, he also invests through institutional funds including 1Crowd, LetsVenture and IvyCap)

Event Details:

Date: November 2nd, Saturday Time: 4 pm to 6 pm.

Venue: Paperflite, 383, First Cross Street, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Nehru Nagar, Perungudi, Nehru Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096.

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