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Kavita Gupta

Kavita Gupta

Executive Chairman and Board Member Dusk Foundation

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Kavita Gupta is the Executive Chairman and Board Member at Dusk Foundation. She is a recipient of the UN social finance innovator award in 2015 for being an integral part of the founding green bond team at The World Bank. At ConsenSys, Kavita heads the unique VC-hedge fund, investing in next-generation blockchain technologies revolutionizing our current systems.

Previously she has been running over $250M fund aligned with UN SDGs infusing capital in technologies providing the first time or low-cost access around the world. She has set up innovative investment funds across East Africa, Middle East, South Asia and recently in the US for the past 16 years through World Bank, IFC, McKinsey, and The Schmidt Family office.

She founded and headed the World Bank's first innovation fund in 2010. She is on the board and advisor of various accelerators and foundations across the world like google accelerator social track, MIT Solve (Sr. Advisor), Vatican's Right Now Foundation for impact investments, Mandela Foundation, etc. She is an MIT and Media Lab alum.

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