Ankiti co-founded Zilingo in 2015 with the vision of bridging the gaps within the fashion industry to help small merchants and traders compete and grow globally. Under her leadership, Zilingo has raised US$308 million from investors. With offices in 8 countries and over 500 employees, through Zilingo, Ankiti sets out to level the playing field in the global supply chain and empower businesses with tools and software which allow them to scale their business efficiently. She also acts as a mentor on Surge, an initiative by Sequoia Capital India designed to supercharge early-stage startups.
More recently, Ankiti responded to the widespread shortage of PPEs during the COVID-19 pandemic by repurposing and expanding Zilingo’s network of buyers and sellers to procure and supply PPE to hospitals and governments worldwide.