Govvind Raja

Expert in Strategy, Funding, Market entry strategy for India/MENA/UK, M&A

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Business Plan Startup Consultancy Real Estate Investment Consulting Strategy & Operations Fund Raising
- A seasoned Investment Banking professional with hands-on experience in Corporate strategy, General Management, Finance, HR, Operations & Process improvement.
- Strong advocate of Entrepreneurship
- By qualification, a Chartered Accountant & a Company Secretary with around 13 years of experience.
- Worked in leadership positions in US, Europe and Middle East based MNCs. Has worked in start-up companies in different capacities and contributed for the organizational growth.
- Managing Partner, Moneybag Ventures
- Advisory Board member,JGI Ventures
- Board member, Etisalat Software Solutions Pvt Ltd.

- Identified as Top 100 influential CFOs of India by CIMA.

After taking baby steps, Moneybag Ventures is galloping now. We are now in India, US and Dubai, very soon starting in Singapore.

Member Advisory Board for Tech deals at Rudra Investments

Dec 2014 - Present

Advisory Committee Member at JGI Ventures India Pvt. Ltd.

May 2014 - Present

Managing Partner at

Dec 2013 - Present

Moneybag Ventures, Investment Banking firm is a part of JGI Group, a reputed Venture Catalysts based in Bangalore. Moneybag has been advising early and growth stage Companies on fund raising and advisory services. In the first phase of its global expansion plan, Moneybag has recently started its operations in Dubai & US. The Firm is run by seasoned professionals with hands on experience in strategy, finance, operations & process improvement. Moneybag Ventures assists its corporate clients in capital structuring and arranging optimal financing solutions for various requirements such as recapitalization, asset financing, bridge funding, acquisition financing, pare-IPO financing and project funding amongst others. We also cater to Strategic Advisory Services, New Market Entry Strategy, New Venture Scouting , Mergers and Acquisitions, Sell Side/Buy Side & Valuations.

Member of the Board at Technologia

May 2008 - Present

Started as the Manager - Finance & HRA and is currently the Member of the Board

Sr. Manager at Natural Search

Dec 2004 - May 2008

Finance manager at TYCO

Dec 2000 - Dec 2004


BCOM at VNC,Hospet

Jan 1994 - Jan 1997

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