Equity Venture Finance Corporation (EquityVC) was founded in 2002 as a a specialized Boutique Investment Bank providing Strategic Advisory, Financial Advisory and Equity Capital Raising Services with a focus in the field of Media and Communications.
Clients ranged from Small and Medium Enterprises, Corporate Houses, Funds and Investment Shoppers and High Net-worth Individuals.
With the progression of time and the emergence of new media resulting in the convergence of IT and Telecom in the domains of media and communication, we have kept pace with the times and expanded our core focus areas to strategic advisory, corporate advisory and capital raising services also for IT, Content, OTT Video, IPTV, Internet, Mobile Apps, Cloud Based Services and Technology businesses.
We have provided financial and strategic services to various start-ups as well as established mid sized businesses resulting in an all round exposure and experience which is efectively used for the benefit of client companies.
Besides India, EquityVC has provided services to clients in various parts of the world including Mauritius, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa etc.
EquityVC provides services that can be compensated at the option of the Promoter in the form of equity shares of the Company to which the services are provided.
EquityVC founder, Mr. Tushar G. Shah also makes personal investments in ventures or entrepreneurs that generate his interest during the execution of a mandate.
A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Mr. Tushar G. Shah commenced a specialized financial consultancy business in 1989 after two years of practice as a professional tax and finance consultant. In 1991, he floated Harvest Financial and Management Services (P) Limited as one of the Founder Directors. Harvest was one of the premier investment banks in India in the specialized field of media and communication in India. Mr. Shah was a director in Harvest till the end of 1996.
Mr. Shah was the India associate of Tampa-U.S. based Media Investment Bank, Communications Equity Associates (CEA). CEA was the one of the largest investment bank in the world in the specialized field of media and communication with a client list comprising of Time Warner, TCI, Disney, ESPN, NBC etc. Mr. Shah has advised various international and domestic clients like ESPN, Modi Enterprises, National Geographic, Family Channel, NBC, Disney, Innovision E-Commerce Limited etc.
Mr. Shah has also worked with various NRI’s across Singapore, Middle East and the USA for provision of Investment Services in private unlisted companies with a vision to raise PE or IPO funding within a time horizon of 3-4 years.