Anand Shankar

Vice President, Sharrp Ventures

Anand is a Private Equity investor with Sharrp Ventures- the firm manages the proprietary capital of the Harsh Mariwala family – founding family of Marico Ltd, one of India’s most well respected FMCG companies with a market cap of ~$8.5Bn. Sharrp Ventures is a multi-asset class investment firm with exposure across listed equities, unlisted companies, and private equity funds primarily in India and USA. With deep networks across the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Sharrp invests long-term patient capital and supports its portfolio companies through multiple stages of their growth and evolution. Sharrp focuses on investments in FMCG, DTC consumer brands space across a variety of themes including Beauty & Personal care, Health & wellness, sustainability, amongst others. Sharrp is an early and consistent partner to gritty entrepreneurs who are building enduring companies. Anand has 9Y of investment experience primarily focusing on early stage investing in India and has previously held roles with Incofin, GVFL Ltd, and Axilor Ventures.