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Anita Rehman Joins Deep Tech Venture Firm Celesta Capital As Partner

Rehman will work closely with entrepreneurs and investors to develop Celesta’s expanding India portfolio

Anita Rehman Joins Deep Tech Venture Firm Celesta Capital As Partner
Anita Rehman
POSTED ON September 15, 2023 8:48 PM

Celesta Capital has appointed Anita Rehman as a partner. Her hiring coincides with the expansion of Celesta’s India focus, with the intent to double down on investments in India’s emerging and high-growth technology sectors. This includes semiconductors, artificial intelligence (AI), energy, aerospace, telecom, agritech, and others.

At Celesta, Rehman joins a seasoned global team of investment professionals, technologists, and operating executives with a strong track record of nurturing prominent technology startups. She has most recently been a Partner at Global Silicon Valley, a global investment platform focused on the education and workforce sector, from where she brings over twenty years of experience working with start-ups, technology leaders, and investors in the US-India corridor.

As a partner, Rehman will work closely with entrepreneurs and investors to develop Celesta’s expanding India portfolio; she will be based in Bangalore, where the firm maintains its India office and spend time in its Bay Area headquarters.

“We’re delighted to welcome Rehman to our team at Celesta,” said Arun Kumar, managing partner at Celesta Capital. “Anita’s extensive network and deep experience will be invaluable to the firm and our portfolio entrepreneurs during this exciting period of growth for the deep tech ecosystem.” 

“I am excited to join the accomplished team at Celesta Capital and contribute to the advancement of this promising global portfolio,” said Rehman. “I share Celesta’s passion for building impactful technology companies. With so much rapid acceleration in the U.S. – India tech corridor, this is the perfect time to join a team focused on enabling the next generation of visionary deep tech founders.”

Founded in 2013, Celesta, a global multi-stage deep tech venture capital firm, has over $1 billion in management assets and a portfolio of over 100 early-stage technology investments.

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