Vishal Bharucha is the President of VNB Business Brokers. He is a serial entrepreneur with an extensive background in launching, growing and selling companies. For over 10 years, he owned and operated two Foreign Exchange Trading brokerage and technology firms, which were subsequently acquired. While negotiating and navigating the complex sale of his businesses, he discovered his passion for Business Brokerage and desire to help other entrepreneurs and business owners like himself with the same – leading to the launch of VNB Business Brokers.
Additionally, Vishal has worked in the Commercial Real Estate space, negotiating hundreds of commercial transactions with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies as well as having held management positions with industry leading financial services organizations.
His education includes a BBA degree with a Double Major in Finance and International Business from Hofstra University and a Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker, Member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Committee Member of The M&A Source and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI). The CBI is a prestigious designation granted to IBBA members who have met rigorous requirements in education, industry knowledge and experience, ethical standards and continuing education. This designation is held by fewer than 600 individuals worldwide and less than 10 in New York. He has also earned the Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP) designation awarded by Kennesaw State University – Michael J. Coles College of Business.
Vishal was recently accepted into Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invitation-only community for the world’s most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 45. According to Forbes, it is “America’s Most Elite Entrepreneur Organization”. His articles on Business Sales and Mergers & Acquisitions are also regularly featured on Forbes and Inc.