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Who is Ankiti Bose?

Ankiti Bose (born 1992) is the co-founder and CEO of e-commerce start-up Zilingo. She has been featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list in 2018 as well as in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 along with Bloomberg 50 in 2019. 

In April 2022 she was suspended as CEO after an attempt to raise capital raised questions about Zilingo’s accounting practices, according to Bloomberg.

Zilingo suspends CEO Ankiti Bose; she calls it a ‘witch hunt’

Singaporean business-to-business (B2B) fashion e-commerce firm Zilingo has suspended its Indian founder and chief executive, Ankiti Bose, after discrepancies were allegedly discovered in the company’s accounting during a due-diligence process for a new funding round, people briefed on the matter said.

Bose has disputed these allegations and contested her suspension, calling the company’s action a “witch hunt” that was triggered by harassment complaints she raised against an investor in the company, the people said. Her suspension, as of now, is valid till May 5.

The alleged accounting irregularities in the Sequoia Capital-backed company were found at a time it was in advanced talks to raise $150-200 million in a fresh round at a potential valuation of $1.2 billion, paving the way for it to become a unicorn.

“They (Zilingo) had the term sheet at $1.2 billion and during the due diligence, auditors raised certain red flags. Bose is denying any such charge and has hired Abraham Vergis of Providence Law Asia to represent her,” one of the people said.

Ankiti Bose Biography, Wiki

Ankiti Bose is the first Indian Women to co-found a $1 Billion startup. In a very short period of four years, she has grown her startup Zilingo as an Asian e-commerce site with a user base of more than 7 million.

Ankiti spent 3 years working in venture capital and management consulting at Sequoia Capital and McKinsey & Company prior to founding Zilingo. At Sequoia, she specialized in consumer internet and ecommerce opportunities on mobile platforms.

At McKinsey & Company, she worked on strategy and operations across various industries. Ankiti graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. At Zilingo, Ankiti brings significant experience and a knowledge network in the mobile eCommerce space.

She is hands-on and analytical in her approach and is highly involved in all aspects of operational and strategic decisions.

Ankiti Bose Biography Wikipedia
Ankiti Bose
Ankiti Bose Biography & Wiki
Real NameAnkiti Bose
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Indian Business Women, Co-Founder & CEO at Zilingo
Age27 Years
Date of Birth1992
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign / Sun SignCancer
Present AddressDuo Tower, 3 Fraser St, Singapore
Height and Weight
Height in Centimeters164 cm
Height in Meters1.64 m
Height in Feet/ Inches5′ 4″
Weight in Kilograms67 Kg
Weight in Pounds145 lbs
Other Information
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Bra SizeNot Known
Waist SizeNot Known
Hip SizeNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body BuildAverages
Alma MaterSchool: Poddar School, Mumbai
College: Degree in Economics and Mathematics
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
New York University Stern School Of Business
Family Members
FatherNot Known (Engineer)
MotherNot Known (University Lecturer)
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Other Info
Marital StatusSingle
TeachersNot Known
HusbandNot Known
Marriage DateNot Known
SonNot Known
DaughterNot Known
Contact AddressNot Known
Net Worth & Salary
Net WorthNot Known
Salary per FilmNot Known
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HobbiesWatching Netflix

Ankiti Bose Career

After completing her college at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, she worked in McKinsey & Company in Bangalore as a management consultant from 2012-14. Later in 2014, she worked as an investment analyst in Sequoia Capital in Bangalore.

Once she visited the Chatuchak Market during her visit to Bangkok, she noticed that local shops have no online presence.

Once, she told in an interview that “We were in this market called Chatuchak. With more than 15,000 stalls and some 11,500 independent merchants, it is the largest weekend market in the world. I was like ‘wow, this stuff should be online!’ But they just couldn’t sell online, they didn’t know how to. That was the inception.” 

Then in 2014, Anikiti Bose met her Business partner Dhruv Kapoor at a party. He was an IIT Graduate working as a software engineer at gaming studio Kiwi Inc in Bangalore. They both left their job after two months of setting up their Startup.

Ankiti Bose Achievements

Ankiti Bose was featured in Forbes under 30 list for the year 2019.

Her company reached billion dollars in just 3 years, thanks to the rising adoption of smartphones and booming middle-class population with rising per capita income.

Now, Zilingo has more than 7 million users in countries like Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand.

The company is also planning to enter Australia.

The biggest market for Zilingo is Indonesia.

Zilingo employs around 622 employees in more than 8 countries.

Ankiti Bose is merging both offline and online channels for a ubiquitous experience through Zilingo.

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Ankiti Bose FAQ’s

Who is Ankiti Bose?

Ankiti Bose (born 1992) is the co-founder and CEO of e-commerce start-up Zilingo. She has been featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list in 2018 as well as in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 along with Bloomberg 50 in 2019. 

How old is Ankiti Bose?

Ankiti Bose is currently 29 years old.

Is Ankiti Bose married?

No, Ankiti Bose is not married.

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