Crest Capital Advisors (CCA) is a part of Crest Capital Group Private Limited (CCG) being an independent Valuation, M&A Transaction Advisory & Management consultancy firm.
CCA offers both experience and credentials to meet the growing demand of Valuation and Corporate advisory services.
Services for Start-Ups:
CCA understands that a startup may having a great business idea to carry on but may not have the necessary support and knowledge to translate the idea into a great execution. After understanding startup needs, they craft customized support packages that can help them in executing their idea into reality. CCA provides all their services in consideration of either minimum fees or nominal equity shares in the business based on valuation of their services.
Business Structuring & organizing the teams
o Introducing department/activity wise standard operating procedures (SOPs)
o Drafting Job Descriptions (roles & responsibilities)
o Creating proper reporting structure
o HR & Appraisal policy, ESOP policy
o IT policy & critical stakeholder agreements
Business Plan Validation
o Improving the business revenue model
o Scaling up ideas to execution
o Cost estimations
o Forecasting support-planning & budgeting
o Product Surveys & market research
o Market positioning, GTMs
o On strategic steering of business
o On growth parameters
o On critical business decisions
o On innovation
o On de-risking their business
o On people management
o Industry connects & business matchmaking
o Access to angel investors
o Getting ready for going to investors
o Valuations and business due diligence
o Overall compliance support
o Overall accounting support
o Training on specific topics
Co-Founder and Start-Up Lead
Gagan is a Public Sector kid who grew up in many places including Bhilai, the famous steel plant campus . After his BA in Commerce, he worked in many sectors enriching his experience while doing his Finance, Cost and Works Accountancy, Auditing, Tax-Law and Chartered Accountancy .
From Mutual Funds to Derivatives to Valuations to managing HNI Family Offices of hundreds of crores to heading Investments and Treasury portfolio of a 1000 crore plus to advising Global Non-Profit Foundations to staring his own Advisory Business and becoming a very well regarded Mentor in many start-up networks .
His experience across Public Sector, Non-Profits, Corporations, Regulators and Start-Ups is a very rare combination.
For more than 20 years, Gagan has been actively involved in analysing, scaling & building sustainable businesses operating in constantly evolving ecosystem. He has assumed diverse roles, from being corporate treasurer, managing funds for family offices & corporate treasury, to serving CXO roles for growing corporate recently.
He is also on the advisory boards for various businesses across sector- FMCG, Healthcare, Logistics, Fintech, IOT, etc.
Gagan is professionally a qualified Chartered & Management Accountant, presently acting as active business mentor, hand-holding & nurturing startups ecosystem support for- IIT Kharagpur, 91 Springboard, Jarvis accelerator, Startup boot-camp NY, Ivy Cap Ventures, PHD Chamber Innovation cell & many mor
Gagan is also Managing Partner Venture Catalysts, an Integrated Incubator that has created the eco-system enablers community including angel investors, micro VC firms, consultants, legal and financial advisors and many more. He is part of their angel community development, assisting corporate innovation, turning CXO’s in to future angels, and curating startups in their network.