Shambhavi spearheaded Brand Capital International’s expansion into Canada. Based out of Toronto she oversees Brand Capital investments across Canada and US-East Coast.
She is is actively engaged in leading cross border investments and growth advisory for startups wanting to scale into international markets. With almost 15 years of experience in venture capital investments, operations, and strategy consulting across US, Canada and India, she brings a deep global network and mentorship outlook to her portfolio companies.
She has been instrumental in executing high value venture capital investments and exits across Consumer Tech, Education, Gaming and Enterprise SaaS. Shambhavi is passionate about diversity and inclusion and actively supports ventures led by minority and underrepresented founders. With her roots in India, she consciously endeavours to support education for young girls. She is an adventure seeker at heart and enjoys hiking, motorcycling and is an avid fitness enthusiast.
Mentor expertise: Scaling internationally, Raising VC money, Diversity & Inclusion
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