Ankiti Bose is a graduate from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, with an economic. After completing graduation, Ankiti worked with Sequoia Capital and McKinsey & Company for 3 years as a management consulting. During her job, she also worked on strategy and operations across various industries. Later at Sequoia, Ankiti Bose specialized in consumer internet and eCommerce opportunities on mobile platforms.
Journey of Zilingo: Ankiti Bose was a ordinary girl pursuing her Degree in software engineer and she was working at gaming studio Kiwi Inc. During this, she met her colleagues Dhruv Kapoor who was also software engineer working in same company. After few meeting, both are realized they had complementary skills and similar ambitions to build their own startup. Later within few months, both quit their software engineering jobs and invested $60,000 for establishing Zilingo an online E-commerce platform that allows small merchants in Southeast Asia to sell their apparel, accessories, bags, shoes and other lifestyle products.
Today, Ankiti Bose handle all activities of their company headquarter which is located in Bangkok. She is one of most successful business woman having million dollar net worth. As per Forbes Magazine, Net worth of Ankiti Bose Zilingo is approx $1.8 million ($1.9 million). The latest financing valued Zilingo at $US970 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
Zilingo has grown to have offices in eight countries with 400 employees. Their Revenue of Zilingo is grew 12 times in the year ending March 2018 and fourfold in the April to January period, according to the company.