Ankit is a Director at InnoVen Capital India where he is responsible for leading venture debt deals as well as managing the portfolio. He has successfully led numerous Venture Debt transactions across sectors like logistics, technology, financial services, travel, healthcare, and retail. In addition to his lending role, Ankit has led the firm’s initiative to work with seed and angel backed companies and position them for success by providing guidance on funding raising alternatives and connecting with investors, key business partners and peers.
Prior to joining InnoVen India in 2011, Ankit worked with the central Credit Risk Management team at YES Bank in Mumbai and was responsible for due diligence and credit risk evaluation of early stage companies. He started his career as a credit analyst with ICICI Bank.
Ankit holds a PGDM from IMT Ghaziabad and a Bachelor's in Commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Ankit is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI) and Company Secretary (ICSI). He is an avid backpacker and a music junkie, loves photography and is always up to debate new ideas.