Kainat Ahmed

Head, PitchRight; Corporate Development & Partnerships

Kainat is a dynamic professional with four years of work experience in cross-functional roles in the startup ecosystem—working with entrepreneurs, corporates, and industry experts.
She has been working with Zone Startups India since 2017. She is currently leading PitchRight, an initiative that helps entrepreneurs ace their pitching skills and raise funds. She helped company venture into the video content domain and build PitchRight as an independent brand. She has an expertise in end-to-end program management of corporate innovation programs & accelerator programs, having worked with multiple corporates like Barclays, HDFC, Viacom18, and Abbott. This predominantly includes liaising with different corporate business units to understand their challenges and focus areas, and evaluating startups for a POC to build a strategic engagement between them.
Prior to Zone Startups, Kainat had worked with 91springboard & Barclays’ Rise in Delhi and Mumbai respectively, after graduating from Delhi College of Engineering in 2015.