Name: CS Vasudeva Rao Devaki
Designation: Founder
Company: DVRao & Associates


Education: LLB
Summary: CS Vasudeva Rao Devaki, a Commerce & Law Graduate and the Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India, having more than 2 decades of experience in handling CorporateAffairs and a mentor for various start-up entrepreneurs. He has immense knowledge and experience in dealing with matters relating to Company Law, Securities Laws, inbound and outbound Investment, Legal Due Diligence, Transaction documents, Joint Ventures, Foreign Collaborations, Technology Transfers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Listings and Capital Market Transactions.

He founded Corporate Secretarial Services Firm in the name and style of DVRao & Associates and having a team of 12well qualifiedpeople and with the latest infrastructure and strategically located in the Hitech City of the Hyderabad.

His Firm has business presence across India and around the world by way of strategic alliances and networking with fellow professional firms to ensure timely deliverables to his valuable clients. He has been actively involved in nurturing start-ups, by advising them on capital structuring, stock options, seed and angel round of investments, shareholder agreements etc.,

He was Chairman, Hyderabad Chapter of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in the year 2014 and the Chapter was adjudged as National Best Chapter Award by the Institute under his leadership. He is also Founder of Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence (VIHE), Khammam under the aegis of Sri Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad. DVRao is also a Faculty Member of Hyderabad Chapter of ICSI and Guest faculty of various B Schools in the state. He is a regular speaker at various Professional and Industry forums on Corporate Laws. He was Vice-Chairman Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, AP & TS Branch (2014)and also actively associated with various industry and professional bodies viz. FAPCCI, Hyderabad Management Association and National HRD Network, Start UP Leadership Program & Founders Institute