Ankush Bhatia

London, United Kingdom

Startup Founder & Consultant, ex-Investment Banker with short stint in Venture Capital
Ankush's Skills
Business Development

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group


About Ankush

Former Investment Banker who has worked in both New York and London with my experience spanning across the Consumer, Retail, Leisure and Financial Institutions sectors as well as short stints in Venture Capital and Startups.


“Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.” - Vince Lombardi

Work Experience

Startup Consultant

Various Startups

November 2016 - Today

Worked on a number of initiatives including creating business plans, fundraising, measuring KPIs, putting operational processes in place, building pricing models and driving partnerships

Investment Banking

Royal Bank of Canada

July 2013 - October 2016

Responsible for execution of M&A and Financing transactions across the Financial Institutions, Consumer, Retail & Leisure sectors. Specifics include managing teams of upto 6 people, building and checking financial models, leading due diligence efforts between transaction parties, interacting with C-level executives and ensuring all aspects of the deal are handled professionally and efficiently


Bain Capital Ventures

January 2013 - May 2013

Advised a Payments focused portfolio company on potential acquisitions based on strategic and financial value. Also sourced / evaluated early stage and growth investments across the education, P2P lending and student loan verticals

Analyst & Associate

Goldman Sachs

July 2006 - June 2011

Advised clients on managing business and technology risk in the Securities Division with a focus on Equities Sales and Trading. Familiar with front office to back office operations from trading to payments


Columbia Business School


2011 - 2013

SUNY - Stony Brook

Masters in Applied Maths & Stats

2004 - 2006

Mumbai University

BS in Engineering

2000 - 2004