The United States and India will co-host the eighth iteration of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) November 28-30 in Hyderabad. As a part of the Road to GES series of programs, Nexus organized a masterclass on: “Nuts and Bolts of Financial Management for Entrepreneurs” on November 22, 2017. Mr. Ashish Fafadia, Chief Financial Officer of Blume Ventures, delivered the masterclass to early stage entrepreneurs and startups.

Mr. Ashish Fafadia have 15 years of experience across banking and finance in areas like treasury (Rupee & Forex), venture capital (investment structuring), portfolio management, and exits of small and mid-sized companies. He used his experience to give practical advice to entrepreneurs on the term sheet, explaining various terms on a term sheet and how entrepreneurs should take care of their financials. His current role as CFO of Blume Ventures, a fund that has assets of 80+ million dollars under management and has a strong startup portfolio of 75+ companies, has him oversee structuring of investments, portfolio monitoring and fund raising.

The masterclass focused on the basics of financial management and financial techniques required by entrepreneurs/startups to effectively run their businesses and raise funds from investors.

Nexus Innovation Hub hosts these highly interactive sessions at the American Center including panel discussions, pitching sessions, interactive webcasts, masterclasses etc. for the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. These events are open to the public and provide unique opportunities to startups. Stay tuned to all our upcoming events by following us on Twitter at @nexusdelhi.