Kanika Mayar

Vertex Ventures SEA & India

Kanika has over 11 years of experience across venture capital and growth stage investing. She joined Vertex in 2020 as part of the India investment team. At Vertex, Kanika has led investments into consumer, health-tech, agri-tech, B2B and other sectors where technology can play a pivotal role in scaling and achieving strong business economics. Prior to joining Vertex, Kanika was an Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) where she focused on investing in technology, telecom, renewable energy and infrastructure companies across India and South Asia. Before IFC, Kanika was with Goldman Sachs’s Investment Banking team covering transactions in natural resources in Europe. Kanika an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a bachelor's in economics from the Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.