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Umesh Hegde
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Practising Chartered Accountant


A qualified Chartered Accountant with around 16 years of core corporate and practice experience, predominantly in IT and ITES multinational startup companies. He has varied experience of handling independently Finance, Human Resources and Legal divisions. He has worked with the startup companies from the day of inception and hence has a very good exposure of a start up environment. His current focus is Accounting, Audit, Compliance and Payroll services for start up companies. He also specializes in Financial analysis, Corporate taxation and reporting, setting up processes and controls in various sectors and industries.

Presently his clients include startup companies operating in Information Technology, Health and Fitness, Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Education, Electronics verticals. Many of these companies have been funded by leading venture capital firms.


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