Water and Shark brought home the much-coveted and well recognized ‘Excellence in Finance’ Companies’ award presented by the Finnext Conference. The Finnext Conference, which was held in Le Meridian, Dubai on the 27th and 29th of February 2020 is a highly prestigious get together that unites the stalwarts of the tech and finance industry as a means of garnering conversations that are aimed towards exploring topics on the future of the finance and the tech industry. The prestigious award was received by CA Harsh Patel, Founder & Global CEO, Water And Shark and Mr Suraj Khatri, CEO (UAE Operations) Water And Shark.
The event was attended by the decision-makers and key stakeholders of the biggest finance firms to come together in solidarity for the industry to move forward as a unit. The event also hosted expert talks on various finance and tech-related topics and how the future of finance lies in uniting synergies with the tech industry as well. The panellists included CA Harsh Patel who has made his name in the Finance Industry at a very young age. He also dispensed knowledge on how using technology and innovativeness is the only way forward to keep the industry on its toes and generate revenue.
Water and Shark won an award for Excellence in Finance and rightly so. The firm that has recently garnered a lot of attention towards itself due to its long-term vision and endeavours towards the Finance industry. The core competencies of the firm lie in providing Tax & Regulation, Assurance, and Transaction Advisory & Business Advisory Services. They started out exclusively in India, gained traction across the globe by tying up with like-minded bodies across the globe with proficiency., Today Water and Shark successfully work across 4 continents, 6 countries across Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Europe. Additionally, they have expanded to over 15 countries via associate’s firms.
Water And Shark have also joined hands with firms for providing Legal advisory services making it a one-stop solution for all business taxation, accountancy, finance, and legal needs. Owing to their know-how, expertise, and well-qualified tie-ups, they are competent to provide the right advisory services to help tackle global business laws for expansion or business set up.
- Harsh Patel in his acceptance speech stated, “I would like to express my gratitude to Finnext Conference for being an organization that is creating opportunity to cultivate a sense of belonging within our community. It also helps foster a sense of conversation starters about the future, of how tech and finance are intertwined facets that need exploring for the continued growth of the industry. Let us all engage, explore and participate in a way that we create a meaningful change in our industry.
Mr. Suraj Khatri who’s expertise and unmatched industry experience have helped Water and Shark mould into the firm he envisioned from the get-go. Suraj said, “I would like to thank Finnext for creating a platform that sharpens young minds and veterans to think in tandem towards the same goal and a future for the accountancy industry. I feel highly fortunate to be a part of a privileged crowd between the who’s who of the finance and the tech industry.”
The conference was a successful coalition between various big names of the industry and sparked the flame of conversations that will incubate positive conversations of global scalability.
Speaking on opportunities in the finance industry, CA Harsh Patel emphasized “I believe very strongly in the fact that problems are the birthplace of opportunities. When the problem has been identified, the solution is inevitable, and most often cradles in innovation. Only Innovation can foster breakthrough technology that can result in collaborations and acquisitions in years to come. Without ideal problem recognition or innovativeness, the scalability of our industry can slow down. We need to grab opportunities and use innovative methods to do so.”