Anu Duggal is the founding partner of Female Founders Fund, the largest early-stage fund investing in companies started by female founders launched in 2014. The fund now manages $100M of AUM and has invested in industry defining companies like Maven Clinic, Zola, Tala, Rent The Runway, Billie and more.
Anu has been honored in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list, Crain’s “Notable Women in Tech” list, Business Insider’s “Ultimate List of Female Startup Investors” and “Top 4 Venture Firms Investing in Women.” Anu has appeared in leading outlets like The TODAY Show, Bloomberg TV, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC Squawk Alley, Fortune, Inc, Yahoo! Finance and is the host of the podcast, The 2%. She has spoken at the Milken Institute, Brilliant Minds, and TechCrunch Disrupt.
Prior to starting Female Founders Fund, Anu co-founded Exclusively.in, a private-sale e-commerce company backed by Accel Partners and Tiger Global, which was acquired by Indian fashion e-commerce company Myntra in 2011. Her first entrepreneurial venture was in 2005 with the launch of India’s first wine bar ,The Tasting Room in Bombay. She holds an MBA from London Business School, a BA from Vassar College and a culinary degree from La Varenne.