Manuraj is from IIT Kharagpur and has a total of 13 years of experience. Of them the first 4 years of experience lie in engineering, operations and business development experience in Schlumberger ( US, UAE, India). After starting in the Middle East as a field engineer working for TOTAL, Maersk and BP, Manuraj built the Drilling and Measurement operations from the ground in the Indian Geomarket whilst spearheading the relationship with Reliance Industries.
Later, Manuraj moved to Intellecap and worked on strategy, research and capital structuring for MFIs in India. Apart from Valuation, financial modelling and due diligence he also led the Technology consulting initiatives at Intellecap.
Post his MBA from INSEAD Manuraj founded Vinculum Capital Partners which focuses on finance , strategy and execution advisory services for small and medium enterprises ( from 50 crs to 300 crs in turnover). Apart from SMEs some noted clients that he has worked for include World Bank, UNIDO, Indian Venture Capital Association, Birla Institute of Management, ISB-Goldman Sachs, among others.
In the finance practice, he works primarily on private equity syndication and acquisitions.
In the strategy practice , he advises promoters and owners of companies on growth, cash flows and operations strategy.
Manuraj also serves on the board of 4 companies ( in the education, shipping analytics and construction, and Telecom Infrasolutions, construction materials ) as the their finance and strategy advisor.