Deepali joined Speedinvest as Partner in January 2022 with a focus on finding, funding, and supporting investment in underrepresented founders and driving forward our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy.
Before joining Speedinvest, Deepali co-founded Alma Angels, a community set up to increase the number of female angel investors in Europe who fund female-founded companies. She has invested in and mentored multiple female-founded companies, including PensionBee, Planera, Kama Labs, Sano Genetics, Shell Works, SideQuest, Juno Bio, Flown, Okko Health, Vine Health, Vaayu and Yhangry, among others.
In 2021 alone, Deepali won UKBAA’s Angel Investor of the Year award and, as Venture Partner, led our partnership with Softbank’s Emerge Program to fund underrepresented founders in Europe.
Originally from Kolkata, India with a background in investment banking, private equity and operations, Deepali has a keen interest in technologies that are solving society's large problems in sectors such as Digital Health, Femtech and Climate Tech.
She lives in London with her husband, two children and a spaniel.