Anjula Acharia is the CEO and Founder of A-series Investments and Management. Acharia works as a talent manager and strategic investor/advisor to a multitude of consumer tech and CPG startups, including two early stage investments which have grown into billion-dollar unicorns: ClassPass and Bumble. Her extensive advisory and investment portfolio includes Vital Proteins, The Muse, Hooked, Cue, Thrive Causemetics, Health-Ade Kombucha, Joro App, Skinny Dipped, Mayvenn, Yumi, Bulletproof Coffee, FounderMade, Gobble, Pop & Bottle and The Well. Acharia also recently joined BuzzFeed’s board of directors.
A serial entrepreneur herself, Acharia co-founded DesiHits!, a digital entertainment platform in which she pioneered the merging of global cultures by introducing artists like Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and 50 Cent into India and returning the favor by launching Priyanka Chopra’s career in America. Acharia continues her work in management and is still Chopra’s manager to this day.