About - dotKonnect

Small businesses fail in most cases for lack of financial discipline and poor cash flow management. dotKonnect’s mission of connecting the dots in the F&A world to handhold businesses out of finance, tax, and compliance wilderness is well executed with the rightful combination of TPT – Team, Process & Technology. dotKonnect’s cloud accounting platform usage of industry-specific solutions along with a competent team enables them to deliver results.

Empowering businesses with financial intelligence is the primary focus of dotKonnect. dotKonnect is a one-stop-shop solution for self-employed, startups, small businesses, subsidiaries of foreign entities and individuals to manage their needs around F&A, Tax, Compliance, and Payroll.

Phani Ilapakurty

Mg. Principal

“Dream and then be awake until it becomes true”

Phani’s dream was to create an environment of people aligned with technology to serve SMBs with F&A process efficiency and financial intelligence that large enterprises have after spending millions. He has multiple international F&A qualifications including Certified Fraud Examiner and Enrolled Agent (US IRS). He was associated with management consulting practices at Ernst & Young and Deloitte, where he played a key role in finance transformation at Fortune 1000 enterprises. Along with learnings from Big 4 and his multi-facet experience that includes finance, assurance, consulting, tax, fraud prevention, and systems, he ventured into starting dotKonnect.
He serves as an advisor to multiple startups and SMBs.

Phani is one of the privileged in his profession of representing the state of Andhra Pradesh (India) in Ranji Trophy cricket for four consecutive years (1992-96). Phani has represented the state cricket team in various age groups and also captained the state Under-22 cricket team.

Prem Balusu

Mg. Principal

Phani found an able and trusted partner in Prem Balusu. He has decades of F&A, assurance and payroll experience across multiple platforms. Very familiar with tax and compliance regulations applicable across multiple states. He has hands-on experience with various accounting software and solutions to enable small business functions. Prem leads the entire service delivery in coordination with the teams in the US and in India.

Qualified and experienced team

Phani & Prem’s philosophy of recruiting ‘PHDs’ (Passionate & Professional, Hardworking & Hungry and Dedicated & Driven) has panned out well to build a solid team and alliance partners, having multiple professional qualifications like CA, CMA, CIA, EA, CPA, CFE, Cert IFRS and more.

Why dotKonnect

Focused on Startups, Small & Medium Businesses

Partnering, collaborative and result oriented approach

Cost-effective, scalable, flexible and responsive delivery model

Highly experienced and qualified team of finance and tax professionals

Proven track record of delivering sustained value to hundreds of small businesses across industries

Methodology embedded with improving, standardizing and streamlining processes with systems & software implementation

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Connect with one of our F&A team members

info@dotkonnect.io