Avantika DaingManaging Director & Partner at Plum Alley Investments
Avantika Daing is a Managing Director and Partner at Plum Alley, investing in STEM companies, with women founders building technology and medical advancements, improving the human
Avantika’s 25 years of experience in private and public companies covers healthcare and technology sectors. Having scaled teams and businesses to billion+ dollar valuations and a
successful IPO (NASDAQ), she brings expertise in operations, growth, and investment leadership. Her diverse background across early stage, growth, M&A, and a public exit provides aa unique perspective toward deal sourcing, evaluation, and strategic direction. She has been an early team member of a first-to-market biotech drug to treat blindness (IPO / $735MM market cap), Chief Growth Officer at a unicorn company (Zomato / $1.3B valuation backed by Temasek, Sequoia and ANT Financial), Founder of an international SaaS company, and an executive for a startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Omidyar.
Avantika’s earlier career included leadership roles at Newell Rubbermaid, Procter & Gamble, and Bristol Myers Squibb. She has worked in the U.S., U.K., India, and Canada. She is a TedX speaker and is on the board of Directors at TiE, New York.