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Ruchira Shukla
Regional Lead, South Asia, Disruptive Technologies Direct Investing and VC Funds at IFC


Ruchira Shukla is the South Asia Regional Lead for Investments in Disruptive Technologies at the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group. She oversees IFC’s investments in early stage technology businesses as well as VC Funds, and represents IFC on the boards of several startups. She has over 25 years of experience across venture capital and private equity investing, strategy consulting, and investment banking across Asia, US and Europe. Her sector focus spans across consumer internet, B2B eCommerce, healthcare technology, edutech, and frontier technologies such as artificial intelligence and IoT.

Ruchira studied at IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad in India. She also graduated as Palmer Scholar from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Agenda Sessions

  • What’s next in India: which sectors are delivering in India today and what does the next ten years hold?

  • LP-only discussion: is Asia set to become the world's venture capital powerhouse?

  • Connections: Venture capital