Startup Advisor / Mentor; Ex-Investor @Accel, @UnilazerVentures
Co-led investments in Swiggy, HolidayME, Agrostar, Bicycle.ai among others
Ankit is an early stage technology investor extensive experience investing in emerging markets (particularly India & MENA). In his most recent stint, he worked as part of the investment team at Accel Partners, where he tracked the firm’s consumer tech investments. Some of the investments that he sourced / co-led & participated on the board (Observer) include Swiggy, HolidayME, Bicycle.ai and Agrostar among others. He also supported the management teams of 10+ startups (FabHotels, ZopNow, Medigo, USPL, etc.) of Accel portfolio in various aspects of fundraising, strategy, hiring, etc.
Prior to this, he worked as part of the investment team at Unilazer Ventures, the PE arm of the family office of Indian media industry veteran Ronnie Screwvala, where he was involved in the investments in Zivame, Lenskart, Maroosh, Dogspot among others.
Previously, he has had short stints in consulting and operating roles across Aditya Birla Group, Startup Leadership Program & NCAER.