Alisha Bhanji


Alisha joined Vertu Capital in 2022 as an Analyst. Prior to joining Vertu, she co-founded Scope Photonics, where she led business development, IP management, and technical product strategy as CEO. She has manufacturing design and supply chain experience from Apple and has worked on robotic systems at NASA. She has engineering experience from North (formerly Thalmic Labs, acquired by Google) and Evolution Engineering. Alisha previously researched targeted drug delivery at MIT and novel materials at the Harvard University Aizenberg Lab. She has enjoyed working across a variety of industries to gain a broad set of experiences and skills.

Alisha holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with Distinction in Honours Nanotechnology Engineering from the University of Waterloo and has been accepted to Harvard Business School’s Deferred Admission MBA program.