Reshma (Kalimi) Casale



Reshma spends most of her time focused on sourcing, evaluating and supporting companies in the internet and financial technology spaces. She also leads Stripes’ sourcing efforts into India and is typically on the ground at least once a quarter. Reshma is involved with Stripes’ portfolio companies BookMyShow, Refinery29, Turtle Beach, Pond5, Reformation and previously, GrubHub.

Prior to joining Stripes, Reshma worked at Deutsche Bank in New York city. While in college, Reshma led a case-based program of social entrepreneurship for underprivileged adolescents in the slums of Mumbai which received full grant funding and enabled students to develop business plans, pitch and launch local small businesses with seed capital.


Reshma was born in Michigan, grew up in Indiana and now lives in Dumbo with her husband. A love of art history has led her travels to more than 20 countries. Reshma also enjoys cooking, reading and watching Duke basketball.


BA: Public Policy & Philosophy (Interdepartmental); BS: Economics; Minor: Art History, Duke University, graduation with the highest distinction