Ratan has over a decade of experience investing, serving as an advisor to companies of all sizes from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. Ratan’s broad set of skills has provided him a wide range of entrepreneurial skills driving him to joinStartMesh in 2018.
Ratan is well versed in traditional as well as modern business structures; always playing to and capitalizing upon the organization’s strengths, and ultimately inspiring a success-oriented culture. He has inherent financial and business acumen related to an organization’s operations infrastructure, planning processes and methods of operational execution. Ratan has proven continued success in elite and competitive management and leadership environments serving both start-ups and Fortune 1000 leadership teams.
Ratan finance and investment accomplishments include:
M&A – Apricated as sell-side advisor, merchant bank, and corporate development professional transactions totally $3B
Investment Sourcing – Proprietarily soured over 2,000+ companies as investment corporate development leader
Debt Placement – As an advisor, on behalf of companies placed over $100M with the bank and non-bank lenders
Venture Stage Investments – As an investor, deployed over $100M in capital in venture stage companies
Value Creation – As an advisor and operator, created over $5B in value creation for companies
Previous experience includes spending several years in finance and investment related roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Advisory Firm), Averil Capital Markets (Investment Bank ), Bigfoot Investments (International Family Office), Kohlberg Venture (Venture Capital), 6Pacific Partners (Merchant Bank) Cavallino Capital and Consulting (US-based Family Office and Advisory Platform), Uphol Inc (FinTech & Blockchain Company), CKC Partners (Multi-Family Office Investment Platform).
Ratan’s problem solving and strategic abilities have been instrumental in achieving success for advisory clients included in leading start-ups, middle market companies, and public companies. Ratan received B.S in Business Administration from theUniversity of California.