Ashish Fafadia

From CA to mastering finance in startups
Ashish Fafadia is the Chief Financial Officer at Blume Ventures. His career has taken many turns - from being a chartered accountant at SBI to heading managerial positions at Times Group and becoming Partner and later CFO of Blume Ventures. During his initial days at Blume, he was instrumental in executing a platform-driven approach. Now, he manages growth and portfolio companies.


Awards and Recognitions
YourStory’s 100 Emerging Voices of 2019
A trained finance professional, Ashish writes about the basics of starting up and seed funding. His articles drive home the point that investor support should be at par with the startup’s capital. His interesting take on the benefits of the 2019 Union Budget for the startup economy prove his passion for extending help to founders. Through his writings, he emphasises that not planning for success is like planning for failure.