Manish is the go-to person at Venture Gurukool for finance, corporate strategy, fund raising (Venture Capital, Private Equity and IPO), merger & acquisitions, debt funding, investor relations and corporate governance. In a career spanning 23 years, Manish has worked start-ups, SMEs, and well as large corporate across industry sectors as diverse as Retail, Media, Internet, Reverse Logistics and Manufacturing. He was the President- Finance and Investor Relations at vector Industries where he was looking after the management and coordination of the entire IPO process as a Team Lead. He is a Board member at Avocado Management Services and responsible for Management and Investment Advisory and Taxation & Regulatory issues.He has had significant associations with Archies, Indiatimes and GreenDust, India’s first reverse Logistics Company in senior management roles. Manish’s enviable track record in handling IPOs on multiple occasions in the past, along with his deep networking in the investor community makes him an asset for both investors and startups. Manish also runs his own corporate advisory practice to primarily focus on fund raising and M&A. Manish is a commerce graduate and a member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (CS) and The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWA).