Rema Subramanian

Co-founder, Managing Partner,
Ankur Capital Fund

Rema has 4 decades experience in 0 to 1 and 1 to 10 stages of enterprises, founding a few, investing and in operational roles in others. Her career has been in category creating products and in future forward technology companies. Some of her notable experiences has been digitalization of financial service sector in early 90’s to edtech at the start of internet to digitalization of SMB in late 80’s. Her experience extended to category creating product lines such as menswear to home water filters. This gave her the experience in forecasting tech use cases before it become mainstream and identifying business opportunities. Her hands on approach to nurture and help these businesses take root has been her main strength. She has helped businesses grow 20X on an average across the companies she has worked with.

That also led to Ankur Capital. The first decade+ of the millennium saw growth of mobile connectivity, highwayisation, retail activity along the newly built highways and a rapidly increasing aspirational population. At the sametime, India was seeing an increasing activity happening in biotech. Both Rema and Ritu strongly believed middle India was going be the next big opportunity with under penetrated sectors such as agtech, health and related sectors to be the next wave.

She is a Cost and Management Accountant (AICWA), ICS, PGD in Systems Management. She is an active contributor to theeco-system as a member of the executive council of IVCA and IIC