Pankti Shah is the VP of Finance for Sumeru Equity Partners and joined the firm in 2021. Prior to joining Sumeru Equity Partners, Pankti was a VP of Finance at CircleUp, a fintech investment platform with equity and credit strategies. She brings several years of experience across alternative assets leading financial close, budgeting, portfolio valuations, as well as audit and tax.
Prior to CircleUp, Pankti worked at NextWorld where she led management co. and fund accounting for the firm’s venture capital and private equity funds. Additionally, she was involved in efforts behind launching the firm’s first evergreen fund. Pankti began her career at Gerken Capital Associates where she worked as an associate on the firm’s fixed-income hedge fund and early-stage venture fund and eventually transitioned to fund operations.