Anand Kumar is the Managing Partner at Pier Counsel, India and provides trusted legal counsel to companies, with a particular emphasis on industries facing tough choices in the marketplace. Anand has two decades of experience, and enjoys an active practice in the areas of venture capital financing, domain and technology transactions, brand strategy and protection, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, exchange control laws, venture capital and private equity and general corporate and commercial transactions. Anand focuses on advising emerging/ late stage companies and entrepreneurs, venture capital and private equity firms, mergers and acquisition/ joint venture and on-going general counsel representation on legal issues on domestic and cross border transactions. He advises regularly on structuring, entity formations, raising capital, compliance issues.
His clients are from various domains - information technology, energy and clean technology, social media, gaming, internet BOT, AI, ARVR, e-commerce and retail, Internet and TV Commerce, and financial-technologies, digital commerce platform, mobile application and services and digital marketing services, digital music companies, last mile logistics and blockchain.
Anand is on the board of several companies and a serial angel investor and board representative he has navigated the twists and turns of setting up and running a business of many of these companies. He is an innovative, self-motivated, value-driven professional with a deep commitment to personal excellence.