She is a Chartered Accountant and a start-up enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in various sectors. She started her career with Deloitte and has been a part of the core team at 3 start-ups, TaxiForSure, Tapzo and Zansaar.com (currently Capricoast) over the last 6 years before embarking on the entrepreneurial journey with Open. During this time she set up and scaled finance, legal, compliance, strategic alliances, business finance, administrative and analytics functions and have been a part of the journey of organizations from the start of operations to a scale of over 2000 employees. She has also been a crucial part of one of the early and biggest M&A deals in Indian Cab sector in 2015 in her role as the head of finance for TaxiForSure. She has been awarded as the 100 most influential CFOs in India by CIMA in 2016 and by the CFO Institute in 2017.
Agenda of the Talk:
An interactive session between the audience and Deena Jacob on:
1. How to plan for fund requirement as you set out on your entrepreneurial journey?
2. Decisions on external funding - A few essentials to bear in mind.