Golden Equator Capital announces new appointment to Venture Team
Pooja Gurbani has been revealed to be joining Golden Equator Capital’s Singapore Venture Investments team as a partner.
In her new role, Gurbani’s responsibilities will include mentoring portfolio companies and maintaining strategic partnerships across the innovation and investment communities, according to a press release by Golden Equator Capital (GEC).
Gurbani brings over two decades of experience to her new role; she has managed an array of investment types across a variety of jurisdictions, including London, New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Prior to joining GEC, she managed her own family office, which involved the overseeing of investments in various asset classes; during this endeavour she developed a keen interest to help and invest in new innovative businesses.
In addition, she has consulted successful start-ups including Canopy, an online wealth management platform and Amazin’ Graze, a healthy snacks and breakfast delivery company. She is currently an advisor for Green Monday Ventures, a private equity fund investing in ventures that resolve existing and potential global issues such as climate change, food insecurity, health, and animal welfare.
She has also been affiliated with Barclays, as a Business Development Executive, and JP Morgan.
Of her appointment, Gurbani said that “With Southeast Asia being the focus of growth for VCs and startup, the next few years will see an exciting amount of growth and opportunities for startups and investors in this region. I am thrilled to be a part of this dynamic team and community, and I hope to bring my network and leverage my experience gleaned from working across functions and financial hubs globally in helping GEC’s portfolio companies and in identifying opportunities.”