Co-founder and COO, The Next Billion
Priti Ambani is co-founder at The Next Billion, an impact-driven enterprise founded on the belief that by gathering our collective resources to invest in women, we can positively impact/change the world for the better.
The Next Billion builds collaborative platforms that leverage the power of the “Crowd” through Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing and Crowdspeaking as a means to enable the growing number of women-led enterprises worldwide with ‘Access to growth opportunities’. The company launched Globally Spotted – a discovery platform for smart and innovative women led business from the world over.
Priti is a thought leader on the crowd and digital economy and over the last 7+ years, she has sought out and landed opportunities on global teams, to grow early stage startups, for-profit and non-profit entities creating impact through digital collaboration and crowds. She helps organisations that are keen to harness the productivity of the Internet to solve societal challenges.
Priti is also working with the core team at Tech Futures Lab as business + innovation faculty, helping Kiwis be better prepared for the exponential technologies and careers in the 21st century.
She is an Environmental Engineer by education and was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She moved to Auckland with her husband and sons in 2015 after 13+ years in the United States. She is a lover of the outdoors, traveling and from-scratch cooking! Follow her on Twitter @envirotarian
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