Vi-RA was launched by Hari Thrivikramji in 2009 based on his own need for analyst support 24/7. Hari is a serial entrepreneur who has been in businesses as varied as cable TV, beauty salons, restaurants, strategy consulting, wellness and biotechnology since 1992. He has trained as a medical doctor (MBBS, Trivandrum Medical College, University of Kerala) and studied for an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management (www.thunderbird.edu), an MSc in Finance (2006) from the London Business School (www.london.edu) and an MSc in Leadership and Strategy (Sloan Fellow, 2016), also from the London Business School (www.london.edu). He has lived and worked in India, the USA, Switzerland and the UK. In addition to his other entrepreneurial activities, he also serves as advisor, investor and consultant to startups.