Gunita is a former banker, entrepreneur, and public speaker who is passionate about everything to do with technology and startups.
Prior to joining the Fintech investment team at Speedinvest, Gunita worked at Atomico and Deutsche Bank, where she founded Showcased, a B2C platform that helps people pursue their passions. She has given a number of speeches about doing what you love, including a TEDx talk entitled ‘How You Make a Difference’.
Gunita holds a Master of Science in Economics for Development from Oxford, where she was a Sloane Robinson Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Warwick, where she graduated with first class honors.
She has been passionate about tech from the early days, choosing to write her master’s thesis on technology for development and her undergraduate dissertation on what causes SMEs to go viral.
Outside of work, Gunita is a big fan of food, travel and exercise. She is a certified PADI open water diver and lived in four different countries (UK, Turkey, Singapore and India) before she turned thirteen.