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Sonal Banka

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Startup Advisor, Director of Finance, Previously a Core Team Member at F50

Startup Advisor, Director of Finance, Previously a Core Team Member at F50

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15 vouches

Involved In

Founder

TechBizCFO,Inc

Positions

Director of Finance, HR and Accounting MulticoreWare May 2012 - present
Founder TechBizCFO,Inc January 2016 - present
Controller Uhnder, Inc. October 2015 - present
Finance Director Personify Inc January 2011 - present
Director of Finance, HR and Accounting MulticoreWare, Inc May 2012 - present
Director of Finance & Corporate Controller Inforce Computing, Inc. January 2010 - present
Core Team Member F50 May 2014 - April 2015
Volunteer TiE 2015 - 2015
Financial Consultant Independent Financial Consultant February 2009 - March 2012
Finance Manager Solix Technologies January 2008 - January 2009
Finance Manager GDA Technologies May 2006 - October 2007

Education

CPA Accounting and Finance 2004 - 2005
CA Finance 1998 - 2003

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Technical co-founder
  • • Ecommerce (food)
  • • Technical advisor
  • • Health & Wellness
  • • Growth and marketing
  • • Technical marketing
  • • Health and wellness
  • • Markeitng
Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Financial Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Fashion
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Accounting • Finance • Business Analysis • Financial analysis • Financial Modeling

Key Accomplishments

What I'm most proud of is my reputation for getting things done and bringing a perfect balance between strategy and execution. I have grown organically within organization and work directly with CEO's on multiple strategic issues and key success matrix.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

My ideal co-founder would be someone who is capable not necessarily experienced, someone who is excited about learning new things and doesn't mind to roll his/her sleeves to get things done.

15
Vouches Received

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Vouches Given

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Steve Fernholz
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Droplet Robotics. Previously Senior Development Lead, Microsoft.
Sonal is a brilliant Entrepreneur, adept at identifying opportunities and building solutions to maximize market impact.
Vic
We worked together  •  CTO, Primus API Corp. Previously VP Eng, Rocket Ninja.
She does not give up.
Greg Greer
We worked together  •  EIR, F50. Previously Consultant, Capco.
Sonal is great at seeing what's happening around her and taking advantage of opportunities she sees. She's smart and analytical and takes a ... methodical approach to jumping into something. She's also really friendly, easy to work with, and has experience in the startup environment.
Richa Dubey
They're my friends  •  Director - Revenue Management, Financials Product Strategy, Workday. Previously Senior Product Manager, Intuit.
Sonal is super smart and has a great set of skills to lead a company. She is a born leader and executes extremely well on her plans.
Krishna Anne
We worked together  •  Vice President, Product Marketing, Rambus. Previously Sr. Director, Strategy & Marketing, AMD.
Sonal is smart and passionate entrepreneur. She can make things happen!
Sundar Govindarajan
We worked together  •  Product Manager | Solution Architect, MulticoreWare. Previously Associate, Progeniq.
Sonal can make things happen. She multitasks heavily (Finance Head of 2 mid-size MNCs), while making sure nothing slips through. Sonal is on ... top of whatever she does and her outputs (spreadsheets, presentations) are perfect. She is very passionate about the areas of her interest and develops lot of great product ideas. I am sure she can turn one of them to reality soon and be recognized as a great Entrepreneur.
Mitu Chaudhary
They're my friends  •  Sr. Product Manager, Application Automation, Illumina. Previously Product Manager, Sample Prep Solutions, Agilent Technologies Inc.
Has great ideas and can think out of the box. She also goes ahead and does things, doesn't wait around for others. Is very resourceful and h ... as excellent people skills
Prashant Shah
They're my friends  •  Venture investor – Managing Director, TiE LaunchPad accelerator and Head of TiE Angels.
Sonal has an eye for great opportunities. On top of that, she's smart, and very helpful to those around her. You want her on your team.
Prashant Shah
They're my friends  •  Venture investor – Managing Director, TiE LaunchPad accelerator and Head of TiE Angels.
Sonal has an eye for great opportunities. On top of that, she's smart, and very helpful to those around her. You want her on your team.
Sushma Malhotra
We worked together  •  Founding Partner and CEO, Head of Corporate Real Estate Transactions and Advisory Services, S5 Advisory.
Sonal is driven, hard working, results oriented, ability to connect with people very easily. She is very intelligent as well. she has the ... right personaliy and mind set to be a great entrepreneur.
Abhai Chaudhary
They're my friends  •  Architect & Engineering Manager, GetInsured. Previously Architect & Head: Java & Emerging Technologies Practice, Mindtree.
Her perseverance in chasing her objectives and ability to quickly adapt to changing landscape.
Eli Lipstein
We worked together  •  Consultant, Linkr and Startup Hunter, F50.
Lots of experience, sharp senses. She really gets the worked done and focuses only on the important stuff.
Kislay Banka
We worked together  •  CPA, The Chugh Firm. Previously CPA, Bhatia & Co.,.
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Nick Timmons
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, Friends of Personify, LLC and Solutions Executive, Personify Inc. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
She is good with creative, out-of-the-box thinking on financing.
Manu Pillai
We worked together  •  Founder WaterBit, Inc. Past includes TechRev, Catch Motion, Nethra Imaging, Maxtor, Fujitsu PC (1st US hire), Solectron > product + biz guy
Detailed, thoughtful, analytic. Sees big picture and drills down to details, processes and actions needed for success.

Max Marty

Max will make an awesome entrepreneur.

Japjot Sethi

Japjot will make an awesome entrepreneur.

Steve Fernholz
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Droplet Robotics. Previously Senior Development Lead, Microsoft.
Steve is an exceptionally smart entrepreneur and very easy going. He has the capability to execute any venture successfully.