Startup Fridays S2 Ep.10: Satya Bansal on the journey from his grandfather’s ‘bahi’ to an international banker and climate VC investor
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Satya started life in a village, some 80km north of Jaipur city, in Rajasthan.
He earned a chartered accountant’s qualification and attended an advanced management programme at Harvard Business School. In a career that spans more than 30 years, he rose to become a top executive in private banking, first at ICICI Bank, in Singapore, and then at Barclays, where he was chief executive of private banking in India for more than 10 years.
He started Blue Ashva in 2019 and the firm is investing about $150 million in startups that are attempting to solve big problems in energy, food security, climate change, and economic immobility of those at the bottom of the pyramid.
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