‘Enablers’ is an online platform which enables entrepreneurs to raise funds from investors.
Value Prolific Consulting Services (ValPro), a niche financial services company, has announced the web-based deal-enabling platform, ‘Enablers’
‘Enablers’ is an online platform which enables and assists entrepreneurs to raise funds from investors.Unlike traditional SME businesses, the new generation of companies are highly scalable given the use of technological tools and are thus hungry for capital to fuel such growth.
The funding requirement of such businesses vary from as low as 50 lakhs to 5 crores and higher.The team behind Enablers aims to leverage its expertise in assisting with the long term development and success of viable and sound businesses.
‘Enablers’ has already reviewed 200 companies till date, out of which around 25-30 companies have been shortlisted as potential candidates for investment. The platform also now has 26 investors, comprising of both Individual Investors and and Institutional Investors.
Total of 10 companies have already made connections with investors for initial rounds of discussions. Key sectors to which the companies belong include Waste Management, Mobile, Healthcare Wearables, Fashion & Lifestyle, E-Commerce, Education, Mobile Advertising and more.
ValPro has tied up with ‘10,000 Startups’, a NASSCOM initiative and the SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Center (SIIC) of IIT Kanpur in addition to Villgro, to support the platform for empowering the offerings and services available therein.
Neha Khanna, Director, ValPro, said, “Enablers is not just an online portal. We put in rigorous effort in mapping opportunities to align with investor interests. We believe and work at curating companies and ensuring that only those opportunities which have been gleaned using our investment banking experience and are genuine, get listed on our site. We follow a detailed selection and validation process – to study business models, review business plans and capture the competitive advantage and ensuring it is scalable and sustainable.”
B.V. Phani, Associate Dean of Innovation and Incubation, IIT Kanpur said, “SIDBI Innovation & Incubation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur was set up in collaboration with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to foster innovation, research and entrepreneurial activities in technology related areas. The centre has a twofold vision: To create a generation of zealous entrepreneurs and to convert novel research into valuable intellectual property. We are delighted to associate with ValPro for the ‘Enablers’ initiative and hope that we together achieve support for brilliant minds borne out of the incubator.”
Companies that seek to be part of ‘Enablers’ may range from start-ups to SMEs looking to raise seed funding to Series-A round. Accordingly, investors comprise HNIs, Angels, Family Offices and VC Funds. The team at ‘Enablers’ is made up of CAs, MBAs, Lawyers with extensive, result-focused experience in investment banking, corporate law, due diligence & audit and corporate finance.