April 10, 2015, Chandigarh - SMERGERS team was invited to share insights on how businesses can leverage SMERGERS.com platform to find and connect with prospective acquirers and private equity investors for their business at a conference organized by Mohali Industries Association (MIA) and Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) at Hotel Mountview, Chandigarh.
Mr. Vishal Devanath, Founder and CEO of SMERGERS.com presented SMERGERS and alternative methods of financing to the enthusiastic audience which consisted of esteemed business owners and members of the industry. Among SMEs, Debt/Business loans is considered as the only form of financing. Mr. Devanath presented several case studies on how equity financing and M&A could be a viable growth driver for SMEs. Key Valuation concepts were also presented to the business owners.
Mr. Deepak Bajaj, Regional Manager, Hewlett-Packard (HP) provided insights on the new technologies in the field of printers and workstations optimizing business costs. Mr. Vidyasagar Baliyara, Partner Manager, Google India and Mr. Ronak Kumar, Co-Founder, NowFloats gave an insight on Digital Marketing and web presence for SMEs.
The event was presided by Mr. Mukesh Kalra, Joint Secretary, International Trade, FISME. Chamber of Chandigarh Industries and Derabassi Industries Association was represented by its General Secretary, Mr. Rakesh Aggarwal and Mr A.L. Aggarwal, President, Chandigarh Industrial Fasteners Association & Vice President Haryana Chamber of Commerce & Industry graced the occasion along with Mr Gurmukh Singh Girn, President, Business Owners Association, Mr Bhupinder Singh Saini, General Secretary, Chandigarh Screw Manufacturers Association and Mr. Rajiv Bhargava & Mr. Sukhmeet Singh , Associate Directors, Indian School of Business. For more information, presentations may be viewed at FISME website