ANNOUNCING: Kavita Gupta
as "Of Counsel" for THE HUS.institute
We are happy to announce that Kavita Gupta will act as our official Of Counsel per 01.11.2018.
She is a strong leader, a very competent impact investment expert and founding partner of ConsenSys. Together with Kavita, we’re happy to build bridges towards a holistically sustainable present and future.
Kavita is a recipient of UN social finance innovator award in 2015 for being an integral part of the founding green bond team at The World Bank. At ConsenSys, Kavita heads the unique VC-hedge fund, investing in next-generation blockchain technologies revolutionising our current systems. Previously she has been running over $250M fund aligned with UN SDGs infusing capital in technologies providing first time or low-cost access around the world. She has set up innovative investment funds across East Africa, Middle East, South Asia and recently in the US for past 16 years through World Bank, IFC, McKinsey and The Schmidt Family office. She founded and headed World Bank’s first innovation fund in 2010. She is on the board and advisor of various accelerators and foundations across the world like google accelerator social track, MIT Solve (Sr. Advisor), Vatican’s Right Now foundation for impact investments, Mandela foundation etc. She is an MIT and Media lab alum.