Dr Srinivas Chunduru, a key Ola advisor, joins Crowdera India as Chief Advisor Strategic Alliances

Press Release: New Delhi, 13th July 2020: Crowdera, a SaaS-based fee-free global online fundraising platform for non-profits and social innovators, welcomes on board Dr. Srinivas Chunduru as Chief Advisor Strategic Alliances.

With more than 20 years’ experience at Piramal Housing Finance as Business Head and Executive Director, Dr. Srinivas (fondly addressed as Srini by associates) has unparalleled expertise across diverse functions such as P&L Management, Business Development, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Investor Relations and Strategic HR. An executive entrepreneur and a well-known business leader, he brings extensive experience in managing large teams, working closely with foundations and initiatives as an advisor and/or as a board member, and partnering closely with founders/ promoters/ family managed businesses for strategic business growth.

Dr. Srinivas has been a key advisor for Ola as its Interim CHRO and CEO (OSPL) and continues to be on the board of Ola group companies (OSPL).

Commenting on his new association with Crowdera, Dr. Srinivas Chunduru said, “I am extremely proud of my association with Crowdera India as Chief Advisor- Strategic Alliances. This partnership will leverage the technology, credibility, and strength of the Crowdera platform combined with my experience of working closely with large conglomerates, unicorn startups, and educational academies for over two decades in India, to bring about a desirable change”.

“With its ever-expanding spectrum of innovative offerings like the Digital transformation program for global charities, Donation syndication, Alumni engagement and fundraising platform  coupled with world class technology, Crowdera is poised to create a large impact in its chosen space; and I am very excited to join hands with it to be an impact facilitator. Each of these products are unique and cater to lot of unmet needs in the world of philanthropy. I’m eagerly looking forward to be a part of Crowdera’s vision of digitally transforming 1 million charities by 2030 and creating a positive impact on millions of people”, he added.

Commenting on the association, an upbeat Chet Jainn, Founder & CEO, Crowdera said, “In current pandemic affected times when philanthropy has become a strong pillar of our society, it is imperative and important that Crowdera makes prudent associations and in Srini – Dr Srinivas Chuduru, we have found the perfect strategic partner. We are delighted and extremely overwhelmed to welcome Dr. Srinivas as our Chief Advisor – Strategic Alliances. Srini will bring to Crowdera, two decades worth of experience in guiding various businesses to strategic growth.”

“Crowdera has an amazing team full of talented people holding a great lineage, having studied in some of the most well-known schools like Columbia, Wharton, VNIT etc and hold work experiences in companies like eBay, PayPal, Amazon, Walmart, Adobe, Ola etc. Srini is an incredible addition to the team and his contribution will bring enormous growth in our business. He is going to guide us on building strategic alliances. We look forward to his counsel and a wonderful and extremely glorious journey with him”, Chet added.


Dr. Chunduru has earlier worked with initiatives in the space of Food, Livelihood, Skill Development, and Education. He is the Founder and Member of the Board of Vans Group (Vans Investments, Vans Skilling, and Advisory) which has interests in varied areas like Edutech, Fintech, Skilling & advisory, and HR analytics. He is also on the board of AF Capital (Avail), an innovative Digital Financial services company.

Recently, in 2020, he has been conferred the prestigious Doctorate in Excellence by the UCT, Delaware, the USA for his contribution to the area of management. Dr. Srinivas is also the recipient of several awards like CLO of the year (TISS, Leap Vault), Gold award for Best Simulation for finance (CLO conference), and CHRO of the year (TOI).

About Crowdera

Crowdera is a SAAS technology company that builds scalable fundraising and syndication platforms and solutions with inbuilt virality creating a network effect. Crowdera offers fee-free online syndicated team fundraising & crowdfunding platform for nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and social innovators serving individuals and communities. The Crowdera difference being that all fundraising and crowdfunding is absolutely free on this platform with no donor dipping. Fundraisers on Crowdera can raise money without losing any commission or fee from donations received.

Founded in 2014 from Silicon Valley with a principle that believes in the power of giving to create abundance around us, Crowdera platforms now support charitable fundraising, crowdfunding, corporate & celebrity donation syndication, and employee engagement, in a single value chain.



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