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Marco DeMeireles

General Partner

Marco is a co-founder and General Partner at Ansa. Previously, Marco was a Partner and member of the Investment Committee at The Chernin Group (TCG), where he helped establish TCG’s New York office and lead their early-stage and growth investment efforts. Earlier in his career, Marco built a venture capital business at a multi-strategy hedge fund and was an Investment Professional at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Marco has served as a partner to many of the world's most iconic companies, including Bright Machines, Coinbase, Dadi, EverlyWell, and Peloton among others. Originally from New York, Marco received a B.A. from Williams College and is a Kauffman Fellow.

Marco DeMeireles

General Partner

Marco DeMeireles

General Partner

Marco is a co-founder and General Partner at Ansa. Previously, Marco was a Partner and member of the Investment Committee at The Chernin Group (TCG), where he helped establish TCG’s New York office and lead their early-stage and growth investment efforts. Earlier in his career, Marco built a venture capital business at a multi-strategy hedge fund and was an Investment Professional at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Marco has served as a partner to many of the world's most iconic companies, including Bright Machines, Coinbase, Dadi, EverlyWell, and Peloton among others. Originally from New York, Marco received a B.A. from Williams College and is a Kauffman Fellow.

Allan Jean-Baptiste

General Partner

Allan is a co-founder and General Partner at Ansa. He previously was a founding investor for KKR's growth equity fund and investor at Alphabet's CapitalG. Allan has invested and served on the boards of a number of market defining businesses like FanDuel, CrowdStrike, Policygenius, ForgeRock, Slice, and Zscaler. Originally from Boston, Allan received an A.B. in Economics with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy from Harvard University and is a Kauffman Fellow.

Allan Jean-Baptiste

General Partner

Allan Jean-Baptiste

General Partner

Allan is a co-founder and General Partner at Ansa. He previously was a founding investor for KKR's growth equity fund and investor at Alphabet's CapitalG. Allan has invested and served on the boards of a number of market defining businesses like FanDuel, CrowdStrike, Policygenius, ForgeRock, Slice, and Zscaler. Originally from Boston, Allan received an A.B. in Economics with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy from Harvard University and is a Kauffman Fellow.

Shabdha Chigurupati

Investor

Shabdha has spent her career across startups and investing. After helping scale direct-to-consumer beauty brand Glossier as Chief of Staff, she co-founded an e-commerce startup with former colleagues from Glossier. Shabdha previously worked at Boston-based private equity firm Berkshire Partners and Morgan Stanley, where she was in the Media & Telecommunications group. Originally from Cleveland, Shabdha received her MBA from Stanford GSB and a B.A. in Economics & International Studies from Yale University.

Shabdha Chigurupati

Investor

Shabdha Chigurupati

Investor

Shabdha has spent her career across startups and investing. After helping scale direct-to-consumer beauty brand Glossier as Chief of Staff, she co-founded an e-commerce startup with former colleagues from Glossier. Shabdha previously worked at Boston-based private equity firm Berkshire Partners and Morgan Stanley, where she was in the Media & Telecommunications group. Originally from Cleveland, Shabdha received her MBA from Stanford GSB and a B.A. in Economics & International Studies from Yale University.