Varatharaajan has a background in financial analysis with over 3 years of experience in corporate finance and investment analysis at a New York based venture fund. After studying and working in New York, he moved back to India looking to make a switch to the social sector. Varatharaajan founded Research for Mainstreaming Impact to research on the measurement of social impact. He had been assisting early stage entrepreneurs independently with financial and business planning before joining UnLtd Tamil Nadu. Varatharaajan has an MBA in Finance from Baruch College New York and is a level II candidate of the Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) program. In his free time he produces music for short films, explores food and follows Chelsea F.C.