Ankit Guha

Ankit has more than a decade of experience in the venture capital and private equity space and has advised on deals well in excess of $2bn in value across a range of industry sectors. As a transactional lawyer, Ankit has extensive experience and deep expertise in leading & advising on investments (very early stages to growth to listed companies), exits (PE/ strategic M&A/ IPOs) and corporate restructurings. Ankit also advises venture backed start-ups on corporate commercial and regulatory issues.

Prior to joining Algo, Ankit spent a couple of years at WestBridge Capital, a blue chip private equity and venture capital fund with exposure to private as well as public markets, where he led on the fund’s investments and exits. Prior to that, Ankit spent 8 years across some top law firms, such as Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, J Sagar Associates, etc, where his primary practice areas were private equity, venture capital and M&As.

In the recent past, Ankit has also been a tech entrepreneur when in 2019 he started up an edtech venture that developed game based coding lessons for kids. Ankit was responsible for overall strategy and product development and having scaled the company to 9000+ MAUs, exited the business in March 2020.

Education

  • B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) - National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata

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