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Vartika Ambwani, VP, Technology Banking @ Silicon Valley Bank & Early Stage Startup Advisor

  • Silicon Valley Bank 505 Howard Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States (map)

Canadian Women's Network Fall Series:

Feedback session with Vartika Ambwani - A one-on-one feedback session for individual startups, dedicated to relevant discussion and advice from our Connectors. (25 mins. each, 3 spots)


Vartika Ambwani

Vice President, Technology Banking (FinTech) @ Silicon Valley Bank || Early Stage Startup Advisor ||

Vartika Ambwani has extensive experience in various areas of banking and is an early Fintech leader. She’s currently a Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank’s FinTech Growth team which primarily focuses on post-Series A venture-backed clients with annual revenues between $5M and $75M.

Prior to SVB, Vartika was part of the leadership team at RealtyShares which is a real estate investment crowdfunding marketplace where she served as the Director of Investor & Marketplace Operations. As an operations leader, she was responsible for managing and scaling the crowdfunding platform which had 120,000+ registered investors with over $700M invested.  Prior to RealtyShares, Vartika was also an early Operations and Finance hires at Earnest  (Acquired - Navient Corp; Nasdaq: NAVI), which is revolutionizing consumer lending by incorporating advanced data science and machine learning. At Earnest, Vartika led Treasury, Liquidity and Capital Planning, Capital Markets Operations, Servicing and Finance Operations and during her tenure, she oversaw over $1.5B in loan originations. Prior to Fintech, Vartika served in various banking roles at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada.

In addition to industry experience, Vartika is actively involved in the startup community and serves as an Advisor/Mentor to several VC’s and accelerators including First Round Capital, 500 Startups, Alchemist Accelerator, and Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center. Vartika regularly advises early to mid-stage founders on fundraising, go-t0-market strategy, operations, business growth, and expansion.

Mentoring Interests:

  • Fundraising

  • Go-to-Market Strategies

  • Operations

  • Pitch Deck preparation

Connect with Vartika …

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