Hemant Daniel Thorat

 I am an investment banker and an advisor on strategy and special situations.

I have several successful transaction to my credit ranging from $500,000 to several millions.

Although sector agnostic, my preferences is for businesses that make a tangible and substantial difference to the quality of life of the masses. Sustainability, green, circular economy businesses are my favorites.

My experience covers a wide array of sectors and with my understanding of the current market trends, I can offer invaluable insights to transform your business growth. Whether you require assistance in funding, strategic alliances, or acquisitions, I can provide you with the guidance you need to achieve breakthrough success. 

I only work with professional clients who value honesty, mutual respect, courtesy and ethics.

Focus Areas

Growth Capital

For large companies

I arrange equity funding for large companies. This may range from $25M to $150M.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Many clients have asked me to help with generational planning and divestment of their companies. Similarly, there are clients who wish to grow organically.

For SMEs & Startups

I provide advice on investor preparedness and help raise VC or angel funding.

I am also taking some client companies for a listing on the SME exchanges of BSE and NSE.


For NGOs

I provide advice on project proposals and raising CSR funds. I ensure the corporate funder gets the best publicity.


Renewable Energy

I raise Debt and Equity funding for large RE projects.

I also provide strategic alliances for large battery storages, new technologies, EVs, etc.

Energy Saving

As a partner to a leader in energy savings, I help businesses save up to 45% of their energy bills.

Energy Transition

I help companies to transition to RE, by guiding them to the best partners, service providers and suppliers.

Earth Link


Enhance and establish synergistic associations between players in the sector.

Green Businesses

Conceive and create businesses that are profitable yet eco-sensitive.

Private Forest

Building a private forest to preserve a spot that is unspoilt and pristine for future generations.



Devising an astute, frugal but effective GTM gameplan.

Digital Marketing

Harnessing the power of the digital marketing world, with common sense and ingenuity.

Customer Persona

Defining the perfect customer persona through research and analysis.


Access to capital is one of the most important needs of a growing business. I help them get there.

Marketing & Strategic Alliances

Finding a cost-effective and efficient way to reach your target customer is vital; I excel at this.

Grounding the business before it can fly

Fads, trends and crazes make businessmen forget the fundamentals; I help entrepreneurs remain grounded so they can fly higher and longer.



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Advisor, Strategy & Growth

Spanning sectors, across verticals, I work with SMEs and startups. Focus on Renewables, Sustainability, Agriculture, IT, and Manufacturing.

IT Product Design

Conceived, created and led the development of two portals, one for hiring senior resources (VP and above), and another for marketing automation.

Head, Sales & Marketing (Real Estate)

Created and successfully executed the entire sales and marketing plan for Bramha Skycity, a 840 unit project in Dhanori, Pune. Sold over 500 units within a few months.

President, Sales & Operations

Setting up the entire company for enabling HNIs and corporates to invest into other countries under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme of RBI.

Asst. Vice President, Deal Origination

Procuring fundraising mandates from business houses for PE and VC funding and liaison for execution. Wrangled a coveted $800 Mn mandate for Goldman Sachs.

Head, Distribution, Financial Products

Led a team of over 45, and 8 branches, to sell IMF, Insurance, Equity & Commodity Broking Accounts. Sold a record Rs. 35 Cr. in one month, and doubled the entire previous year’s sales for the whole region.

My Articles

Hemant Thorat

Against What Odds?

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Finding a True Leader

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