Maya is an expert at scaling companies that change lives, both as an investor and leading operations, talent and growth. As one of the founding members of Menterra Venture Advisors, she built the Education and Skilling vertical, investing in and supporting the growth of companies shaping India’s future. Maya was part of the founding leadership that scaled into India’s largest tech-enabled livelihoods platform, securing meaningful work for over 10 million people in just 7 years. Maya’s prior experience includes being an early team member of one of India’s largest urban MFIs (Janalakshmi) and working with a private equity Fund of Funds (Capvent AG).

Maya has been a mentor now with TechStars India for multiple cohorts, and works with a number of startups in an advisory capacity. She also co-founded and continues to actively run the 200+ member Women in Investing network.