Shambhavi is currently leading the venture capital investments of Brand Capital in Canada; and also supporting the US East Coast team. She is strategically engaged in scaling up growth-oriented companies through go to market strategy, product and media strategy. In her recent past, she has been instrumental in executing high value VC/PE investments in India and US. She has also been instrumental in driving a startup accelerator program in collaboration with GSV Labs, Silicon Valley, US.
She is passionate about technology startups, new blue ocean disruptions and constantly strives to enable entrepreneurs. She is involved with various stakeholders in the start-up ecosystem globally through accelerating, mentorship and investments.
Her previous work experience includes Strategy and Business consulting at McKinsey and IBM. Beyond work she enjoys learning about new tech disruptions, mentoring early stage startups and volunteering for child education initiatives.
Moderator: Robert Simon (BDC)
As we gear up for the Funding Workshop pitches, get the inside scoop on what investors will be looking for in this interactive Ask Me Anything panel format. Partners from leading institutional investors speak candidly about how they pick startups, red flags, and what they need to learn from initial pitches to move forward with the funding process.