Vimal KUMARCo-founder & COO
- Project Management Consultancy
- Financial Consultancy
- Technology Management
- JV, M&A, Cross Border Transaction
- Transaction Advisory
- Certified Associates of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB)
- MBA – Finance from Pondicherry University
- Maths Hons from University of Delhi
Vimal is Co-founder & COO of Finovista, a global Project Management and Consultancy firm working extensively with Development Agencies, Government Bodies, Industry Chambers, Industry and Academia on multiple projects.
Finovista has partnered with reputed International Agencies such as CSIR, Steinbeis, Trade & Investment office and many more for Project Management, Market Assessment, Feasibility Report, Valuation, Due-diligence, Policy & Regulation, Technology and Financial advisory in the areas of Healthcare, Circular Economy, Industry 4.0, IT & Electronics, Advanced Manufacturing and Defence & Aerospace.
Additionally, works closely with International Agencies, Tech Driven Global Corporates and Start-ups to strategize their Market Entry & Expansion plans In India and similarly works with Indian Start-ups and Corporates on their Global Expansion Plans.
Finovista comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.
Vimal holds around 14 years of experience in Government Program Management, Promotion & Implementation, Corporate Strategy, International Trade Development and Project Finance. In his last corporate role, he was heading Strategy & Promotion at Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA), a Govt arm-length institution for Technology Fund Management and Capacity Building, jointly promoted by the Govt of India and CII.
In GITA, he has managed prestigious programs such as DST’s India Israel Industrial Innovation Fund (I4F), DST/MeitY’s Bilateral Collaborative Industrial R&D Fund, DIPP/MSME’s Technology Acquisition & Development Fund (TADF), DHI’s Technology Acquisition Fund Program (TAFP), DRDO’s Technology Development Fund (TDF), DST/MEA’s ASEAN-India S&T Fund (AISTDF) and EU’s Inno Indigo & Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).
Further, he has conceptualized and implemented several policies related to Govt Funding Scheme, R&D Funding, Technology Transfer & Development, Industry Policy, Program Management, Program Guidelines & Manuals, Banking Facilities suitable to all stakeholders such as Academia, Industry, Industry Chamber, Govt & partners.
Vimal has taken care of Project and Corporate Finance with TATA Capital, UCO Bank & IDBI Bank. Himself an serial Entrepreneur, Co-founder of reputed brands ADORAA (www.adoraa.in) and TreasureSouq (www.treasuresouq.com).
Vimal is part of Govt Committee for various schemes & Policies and Jury & Expert for various Incubation Centers like the TISS, Narsee Monjee, TCOE, MNIT, Franchise India etc