ANKITA VASHISTHA
CEO, Saha Fund

Ankita is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of India's (and Asia's) first venture capital fund that invests in and promotes women entrepreneurship, along with technology and innovation. This initiative called SAHA FUND has overseen investments in India, Asia, UK and the US. Ankita is also a voracious advocate for gender equality at the workplace in emerging economies.With SAHA Fund, women entrepreneurs are given an opportunity to innovate. This scheme promotes and invests in technology and innovation. "We look to invest in companies that are led by women leaders, employees or focussed on women centric products and services. The idea was to address the gap of women entrepreneurs in the ecosystem," states Vasishtha.