Introduction to Chinmay’s books


Chinmay Ananda B.E(Civil), MBA, is the proud owner of six failed businesses. He’s proud to have failed so many times, as it spurred him to find out the reasons why. Researching hundreds of businesses and understanding what caused them to fail, he soon launched his Finance Academ.

Since 2010, he has taught his Know Numbers program to over 700 business owners. This all led to his writing Bestseller, Fundamentals of Financial Statements. Chinmay explains, educates and demonstrates how businesses can avoid financial trouble, learn how to read numbers and above all, make business finance FUN to learn !

“Business is not just about turnover, it is all about what is left over.” – Anonymous

Fundamentals of Financial Statements

A book for non-finance business owners and managers who want to learn the language of business – the numbers. The knowledge gained from this book will help people to make more money than they spend in business.The book is a jargon free, layman’s way of explaining financial statements in a user-friendly manner. Written by a non-accountant, the content in this book has been researched, tested and presented over five years to make business finance FUN to learn!

About the Author

Since 2010 Chinmay has trained and consulted over 750 business owners and non-financial managers in corporate, government and family businesses, to help them feel empowered to make profitable decisions based on facts and not on mere assumptions. Increasing financial literacy is at the cornerstone of what he does.

Amazon Best Seller

  • Best Sellers Rank: #5,056,993 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #18,255
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1530357993
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1530357994


CFO in a Box

There are only two rules in business:

Rule #1: Always make more money than you spend.
Rule #2: Do not forget Rule #1.

Business is making more money

To know if a business is making more money than it is spending, we have to know business numbers. And where do you think all those numbers will be recorded? Of course, it will be on financial statements.

Many business owners find it hard

Unfortunately, many business owners find it hard to read and understand financial statements, and their accountant will complicate it by using sophisticated jargon and terminologies.

Our program will empower you to make informed

Our program will empower you to make informed, profitable business decisions based on FACTS, rather than on mere ASSUMPTIONS.