Vani Kola is a pioneer in India's venture capital industry. Her passion for supporting entrepreneurs drew her from Silicon Valley to Bangalore in 2006, at a time when many observers were still skeptical about the potential of Indian entrepreneurs to create global firms. Since then, she has been involved in enabling funding in more than 35 companies. Vani has the risk capacity to identify visionary ideas at an early stage, and is deeply committed to the success of entrepreneurs in Kalaari Capital's portfolio as well as the larger entrepreneurial ecosystem that is meeting the needs of a newly vibrant Indian opportunity.
A venture capital fund with $350M AUM investing in early-stage, technology-oriented companies in India.
10/11 - Present