Nandu R kumar

Branch Head and Company Secretary at Directus Consultants Private Limited

Bengaluru Area, India

Spice Route Legal

1000 /30mins

Short Biography

A Company Secretary and Business Advisor with versatile experience in renowned Indian and multinational Companies and a proven track record of effectively advising and supporting clients on Corporate Laws, Corporate Governance, Intellectual Property, Due Diligence, Licensing, Legal Compliance, Foreign Investment, Employment Laws, Business Structuring and other legal and corporate secretarial matters. Presently heading Bangalore division of the consultancy firm Directus Consultants


Manager -Strategy, Spice Route Legal

Nov 2016 to Present

Core focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, intellectual property, banking, restructuring &insolvency, litigation, disputes & risk mitigation

Operations Lead, Bloombloom

Dec 2015 to Present

BloomBloom is a start-up working on evolving a lean startup ecosystem in India. I was Involved in conceptualising and piloting the first Line of Business. Major responsibilities include meeting startups, constant evaluations of financial metrics, business indicators, hiring, compliance, sales and marketing. Core practises handled include: 1.Analysing and evaluating ventures 2.Valuation & financial modeling 3.Managing Financial - Operational Due Diligences 4.Managing the investment process, Negotiations, and Term Sheet Finalization 5.Evaluating milestones and managing further rounds of investments 6.Mentoring NurtureLabz was acquired by BloomBloom in July 2016, and I continued to drive NurtureLabz verticals in BloomBloom

Head of Operations, Nurture Labz

Dec 2014 to Present

As a Head of Business Operations, my role in organization had two facets: > Internal 1.Setting up of vertical business units and evolving of P&L units. 2.Manage structuring & growth of the business verticals during evolving stage. 3.Identify, evaluate and integrate human resources for verticals. 4.Nurturing and training of identified team members to lead business units. >External 5.Responsible for long term as well as short term business development 6.Visualize and Execute business development strategies under given budgets 7.Revenue growth and P&L stability 8.Strategical associations and Tie ups Apart from this I provide overall leadership to sales functions and chart out sales strategies with key focus on enhancing business volumes & growth as well as achieving revenue and top-line profitability.

Branch Head & Company Secretary, Directus Consultants (P) Limited

Jan 2013 to Nov 2016

Started my Management Consulting career with Directus. Was responsible for launching and developing their operations in Bangalore, Karnataka. Established office operations of the company; established various business verticals including Finance, Human Resources, Core Services, Sales & Marketing. Was able to make the unit meet break even in the 3rd month of business operations and the unit became profitable by the first year of operations. Brought in qualified and loyal human resources and developed workforce from 1 member to 20 member team in one year. Domain Expertise; 1. Setting up of Export Oriented Units: Have helped 12+ companies to set-up their Indian offshore units including Fortune Global 500 and Inc.500|5000 companies. 2. Special Economic Zone: Regulatory approvals, Statutory Compliance, FEMA, & FDI compliances. 3. Early stage companies and startups mentor: Advisor to more than 100+ early stage companies and startups, managed multiple seed, series A investment rounds and due diligences. 4. Interim Chief Operations Officer: Managed operations of foreign subsidiaries in India during their process of setting up. 5. Company Secretary: Companies Act 2013, Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, Employee Stock Options, Structuring of Share/Debt Capital, Investments/disinvestments, Acquisitions, and Winding ups 6. Management Consulting: Valuations, Negotiations, Drafting & vetting of Agreements, Transfer Pricing, and Safe Harbour

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