CA Himanshu Kimar
Himanshu Kumar, a Chartered Accountant by profession, has helped establish several German, Canadian and US-based companies in India and his clientele includes leading financial services companies, media houses and IT majors. As an expert in International Financial Reporting Standards, US GAAP, etc., Himanshu provides support to many transnational companies expanding or running their businesses in India. It is his mission to transform the business world by giving entrepreneurs a platform that enables them to leverage their base of supporters, which could comprise friends, family, etc. and raise collective funds/capital. He also seeks out potential investors and aims to create a fresh pool of funds while advocating and mentoring many new flourishing companies. It is his firm belief that his company can add value to start-ups in their growth story. Hailing from Chapra, Bihar, Himanshu is the son of an advocate, who has been a major inspiration in his life. Very early in life, he learned from his father to be focused in whatever he did. After securing his basic education, in August 2003,he left his home town and moved Delhi to become a Chartered Accountant. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in November 2009, he set up his private practice in Delhi under the firm name of Himanshu Kumar & Associates. He is the founder of ANGLEPaisa, an enterprise that specialises in crowd funding, started its operations in July 2010 in collaboration with counterparts from the US and local investors, by working on projects in the real estate sector and websites. Later, it expanded its operations to reach out to a larger pool of investors and the public at large, for both ideas and funds.Today, the company can proudly say that it has been instrumental in the crafting of several fund-raising success stories for both organizations and start-ups, which have now developed into full-fledged businesses. Today, ANGLEPaisa acts as a bridge between start-ups and investors, by providing the much needed early-stage funding with the ‘ANGLEPaisa Ecosystem’, to help businesses see the light of day and set their own path. It is a platform that allows start-ups to raise equity investments from friends, family, community, independent investors and the public at large, through its website, which he calls ‘micro-investors’. “At ANGLEPaisa, we create opportunities, using internet as a medium, to raise investment for businesses online, outlining the associated benefits and risks in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.” - Himanshu Kumar, Founder, ANGLEPaisa. With the support of other professionals and experts in his firm, who have also garnered extensive experience in the fields of business management, technology, early stage finance, compliance and regulation and corporate transactions, Himanshuacts as a legal partner to start-ups, validating and supporting other investors and helping companies to raise future funds for their businesses. Apart from this, he also helpsstart-ups leverage their existing base of supporters. Himanshu’s advice to entrepreneurs seeking funding is, “If your idea is unique and innovative then be sure that we a are nation of more than 1.25 billion who has an opportunity to invest in you through ANGLEPaisa and be sure that the funding will no longer be a constrain.