Co-Founder and Co-CEO Drip Capital
Pushkar Mukewar is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Drip Capital. At Drip, he is responsible for defining the strategic direction and managing product, business development and operations of the company. In his 13 years’ career, he has worked across various geographies and has an in-depth understanding of the global financial services industry. Pushkar realized the huge potential of addressing the working capital gap for SMEs in emerging economies like India by using technology. This turned out to be his inspiration behind the foundation of Drip Capital in 2015. Drip offers a unique trade financing product targeted towards SMEs engaged in cross-border trade by making the underwriting and financing of international B2B transactions seamless.
In the past, Pushkar was a venture capitalist at Saama Capital, and was involved with a number of high-growth startups, including Snapdeal, Bluestone and Paytm. He has also been a Consultant with Oliver Wyman in the US, UAE, and Switzerland, where he advised a number of financial services clients on strategic and operational issues. He started his career at Capital One where he developed credit risk analytics for the subprime consumer loans business.
Pushkar holds an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in Computational Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.