Thu, 1 July 2021
In this episode, Hall welcomes Gayatri Sarkar, Founder of She-VC and General Partner at Advaita Capital.
She-VC is a media platform that featured $100B+ combined capital of institutional investors championing the diversity, equity, and inclusion for VCs/PE investors. Advaita Capital is a growth activist tech fund focussed on DEI-ESG metrics in venture asset class.
Gayatri was awarded the Global Leader Under 40 Award for championing diversity and equity inclusion among institutional investors through She-VC, featuring a combined capital of $100B+. She is the GP of a growth activist tech fund focussed on diversity, equity, and broader environmental social governance mandate, a team of experienced partners from top-tier funds from Blackrock’s former CIO, Oppenheimer, and the former COO of the second-largest division of SAC Capital. She serves on the advisory board of large asset management firms and VC fund of funds.
Gayatri was also the former Managing Partner at a sports platform - the extended family office of an Israeli billionaire family - a former GP of a digital assets fund (acquired), a former Federal Reserve Bank Manager managing US Treasury’s assets for the US Military, Navy and big banks. She started her career as an enterprise tech architect at HP and IBM, managing billion-dollar accounts. Gayatri is a serial entrepreneur who founded a consulting company and a tech startup with AUM $50M. She graduated in Physics, Math, and Economics/Finance and serves on the alumni non-profit board of Harvard Kennedy School NEA.
Gayatri shares her investment thesis and what excites her now. She also advises investors and entrepreneurs and discusses some of the challenges they face.
You can visit Advaita Capital at www.advaitacap.com.
Music courtesy of Bensound.