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Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast

Apr 7, 2021

Join Lori and her guest, Neeta Shah, as they talk about fundraising for startups. Neeta is the founder and CEO of Startup CFO Solutions, which works with CEOs and founders of startups to fundraise and grow. How does Neeta do her work with clients? What does a project with her look like? How did Neeta get into this space? Stay tuned and find out!


Here are the things to expect in the episode:

  • The various types of business she supports and organizations or nonprofits she partners with.
  • Having the inspiration for philanthropy even back from childhood.
  • Giving back is not only about giving funds. Service is just as, if not more important!
  • Volunteering can simply be thinking of the other people around you.
  • The need for founders to impart their values to the company as the organization grows.
  • And much more!


About Neeta Shah:

Neeta is passionate about all things start up and as a result, partners with CEOs and founders to optimize cash flow, accelerate growth and be ready for exit. She strongly believes in promoting women in tech and business, and as such works extensively with women-founded businesses and non-profits. She created the Prowess Program, which gives fund raising support to female founders.


Neeta has 20 years of global experience in finance, FP&A and operations, whilst leading teams, rolling up her sleeves and delivering high impact results. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers' Assurance and Advisory services in London and Sydney. She subsequently joined BlackRock in London and later New York, where she worked on Finance initiatives for the Technology business. She also worked with Citigroup's Global Consumer Bank Finance, based in New York and focused on digitization and automation.


Neeta has a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a CFA charterholder.


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