Founder-Director, VentureBean Consulting
Anjana is an Entrepreneur, Consultant, Professor and Writer
- Anjana Vivek, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), has over 30 years’ work experience. She is a Visiting Faculty at IIM Bangalore (IIMB) and IIM Udaipur. She also is an independent director holding board/advisory positions.
- Prior to turning an entrepreneur in 2005, she was a full time faculty at IIM Bangalore. Other positions held by her include COO at NSRCEL, IIMB and Vice President, Ernst & Young, heading their due diligence practice for South India. She founded a boutique consulting company, VentureBean Consulting, from which she has now exited.
- Her areas of expertise are Strategic Business Planning, Financial Strategy for Growth, Entrepreneurship, Valuation, Venture Capital, (Women) Leadership and Mentoring. She is a sought out speaker and teacher. She is also an author of three books by invitation and founding Editor of the Venture Activity Reports 1993-98, of the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA). The books are on (i) Business Planning, (ii) Venture Capital and (iii) Valuation (co-author). Her teaching presentations on slideshare.net have been Global TOP 4% and 5% viewed in 2014 and 2015 respectively. She is co-author of a chapter in the book “Indian Women in Leadership” Ghosh & McLean - Palgrave Macmillan – 2018.
- Anjana is Charter Member at TiE Bangalore and Invitee to the TiE Governing Board 2016-18. She was a Co-opted Member of ICAI “Women Members Empowerment Committee” in 2014-15. She has held positions in committees of IIMB, ICAI, and FKCCI (Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry) among others over the last few years.
Anjana is Venture Advisor at Unitus Seed Fund, Charter Member at TiE Bangalore and Invitee to the TiE Governing Board. She was a Co-opted Member of ICAI “Women Members Empowerment Committee” in 2014-15. She has held positions in committees of IIMB, ICAI, and FKCCI (Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry) among others over the last few years. VentureBean Consulting, founded by Anjana with two others, has worked with about 200 clients, across industries and geographies within and outside India. VentureBean has received accolades as an innovative consulting company and has been featured in national and international media.