Gunita Bhasin

Analyst

Gunita is a former banker, entrepreneur, and public speaker who is passionate about everything to do with technology and startups.

Prior to joining the investment team at Speedinvest, Gunita worked at Atomico and Deutsche Bank, where she founded Showcased, a B2C platform that helps people pursue their passions. She has given a number of speeches about doing what you love, including a TEDx talk entitled ‘How You Make a Difference’.

“One of the most exciting aspects of working in tech is that what you are doing has a real impact on people. I like to seek out the positive impact that founders have on the societies they operate in.”

Gunita holds an MSc in Economics for Development from Oxford, where she was as a Sloane Robinson Scholar, and a BSc in Economics from Warwick, where she graduated with a first class honours. Even back in the day, Gunita chose to write her masters thesis on technology for development and her undergraduate dissertation on what causes SMEs to go viral.

Outside of work, Gunita is a big fan of food, travel and exercise. She is a certified PADI open water diver and lived in four different countries (UK, Turkey, Singapore and India) before she turned 13.