Pushkar Mukewar is the CEO and Co-Founder 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-long 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 small businesses in emerging economies and this became his inspiration behind starting Drip Capital in 2015. Drip offers a unique trade financing product targeted towards small businesses 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 in India, including PayTm, Snapdeal, and Bluestone. 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 degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MS degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.