Deepak Singh, FOUNDER & CEO at DS Business consulting -DSBC
Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
Deepak Singh: After My Work experience of almost 10 yrs in similar field I wanted to start my own Hence those days Start-ups were coming up and many were getting funded. I though my expertise will be helpful in this sector and industry and in the January of 2020 DS Business consulting was Born.
Great Companies: What are the various services provided by DS Business consulting -DSBC?
We provide Investment Banking and Advisory Services,
We help start-ups and Companies in Fund Raise from Seed to Series rounds and we also help in debt financing
We also Invest ourselves as Equity Investors when the start-up fits in our thesis of investment.
Great Companies: What makes DS Business consulting -DSBC different from hundreds of other similar service providers?
Deepak Singh: Before we invest we understand the Business and revenue model we have a a couple of one on one with the founders and provide tailor made solutions. We don’t believe one size fits all kind of approach. Each start-up is Different and each business is different we have a team of experts from ever sector and industry who will help us give the business insights. Our Approach is Profitability before Expansion with our this approach our group of investors trust in the start-ups we offer them for Investments and we create a win win situation for the company and Investor.
Unlike other Investment banking firm we don’t concentrate on Quantity of deals but we look at quality of deals. We look at Value before Valuation.
As we are not just Investment Bankers but also Investors we understand the pulse of investors and at the same time we make few but profitable Investments. We till date do not have bad investments in our books. This approach makes DSBC stand out from the rest.
Great Companies: What were the struggles and challenges you faced and how did you overcome them?
Deepak Singh: Well Struggle and fire fighting is a way of life new challenges come daily but we have overcome it with our experience and positive approach. We thank all our start-ups and investors who have had faith in us and help us reach were DSBC is today.
DSBC has carved its own place in the Indian Investment Banking sector. We may not be a very big investment banking firm but we are today one of the most sought investment banking firm. All this credit goes to our employees, Our Business Associates and partners and our Investors and to everyone that has been associated with us and have trusted us in our journey. Most of our Business comes from references and this shows the market credibility we have built over the span of years.
Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What does 5 years down the line look like for DS Business consulting -DSBC?
We plan to grow organically and Scale up to all the major cities in india in next 2 yrs before we venture with our Investment banking services abroad.
We are exploring overseas Business associations in US, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & SINGAPORE. We are in advance level discussion in these countries and we plant to start our business operations soon in these countries.
We are also planning to launch our Venture capital fund by 2026 in association with some top institutional investors backing us in India and overseas and some Big HNIs.
We would place our self as a Growth Capital fund and look at companies scaling up international business opportunities.
Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
Deepak Singh: There is nothing such as the right time. if u want to start then just start it now learn and experience from your own mistakes there are no god fathers in this industry.
Yes i am always happy to help and collaborate!!