Kalaari Capital

Kalaari Capital is an early-stage, technology-focused venture capital firm with $650 million in assets under management. Since 2006, we have empowered visionary entrepreneurs building unique solutions that reshape the way Indians live, work, consume and transact. Along with capital, we focus on a long-term partnership with entrepreneurs to help unlock large value through disruptive innovation.

HQBengaluru, IN
Kalaari Capital was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, IN

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Key People/Management at Kalaari Capital

Vani Kola

Vani Kola

Managing Director
Rajesh Raju

Rajesh Raju

Managing Director
Karthik Nageswaran

Karthik Nageswaran

Vikash Rathi

Vikash Rathi

Vice President - Finance
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Kalaari Capital Office Locations

Kalaari Capital has an office in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
Ground Floor, Unit-2 Navigator Building ITPB, Whitefield Road
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Kalaari Capital News and Updates

[Funding alert] Spacetech startup Digantara raises $2.5M seed funding from Kalaari Capital

Digantara raised $2.5 million in seed funding round. The proceeds will be used to accelerate product development and launch its first satellite

[Funding alert] Kalaari Capital leads seed investment in home fitness and wellness startup Portl

The Hyderabad-based startup said the funds raised will be utilised to grow the team across hardware, engineering, and AI domains, and expand the sales and marketing efforts for the Portl range of products in India.

[Funding alert] SimpliContract raises $1.8M in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

AI and SaaS-based contract lifecycle management startup SimpliContract will use the funding to drive the startup’s efforts in engineering, AI research, and marketing.

[Funding alert] Healthtech startup HealthPlix raises $6M from JSW Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, Kalaari Capital

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, HealthPlix has enabled more than 15,000 doctors to offer video consultations to their patients.

[Funding alert] OxfordCaps raises $8M in Series A funding, led by Times Internet, Kalaari Capital, 500 Startups

Student accommodation platform OxfordCaps has raised $8 million Series A funding led by Times Internet, Kalaari Capital and 500 Startups. The fund raised will be used for the product expansion across 10 cities in India and Singapore and to also standardise its product.

Kalaari Capital appoints Saurav Banerjee, Devneet Bajaj as Venture Partners, aims to strengthen its leadership team

New Kalaari Capital Partner Saurav was previously the Co-CEO of NDTV, while Devneet was the founder of Mahindra & Mahindra backed agri-tech startup MITRA.
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Kalaari Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Kalaari Capital Blogs

Exploring the Truth About Ourselves

Truth can be painful. So often subconsciously we choose to distance ourselves away from it — often, without even realizing. Learning about ourselves, being purposeful, and setting our goals, requires constant self-reflection and self-realization — this is the path of delving into our inner truth and…

Telling the Story

‘There’s nothing in the world more powerful than a good story.’-Tyrion Lannister, Game of ThronesNever mind how the series finale concluded, what resonated far more effectively with the audience was Tyrion Lannister’s speech (don’t worry if you’ve never seen the series). The character (and his team)…

Leadership in Crisis | Lessons from Katharine Graham’s leadership at Washington Post

The Washington Post is known and respected the world over and has won 69 Pulitzer Prizes! But when Katherine Graham took over The Washington Post in 1963, it was a struggling newspaper. She had no real-world experience in leading a company and the odds were not in her favour.Her journey is one of pe…

The Kalaari Podcast | Nischal Shetty on building and scaling products

When it comes to startups, there is no fast track to success. Almost all startup teams go through a variety of crises and challenges Behind The Scenes. Having been a part of many startup journeys over the last decade at Kalaari, we believe that there are valuable lessons to be gained from the journe…

Myths About Success: Do we really know it all?

“The default state of a startup is failure”Is happiness defined by success? It would be naïve to portray the dynamics between success and happiness in purely black and white terms. While happiness can create the right conditions for success, success doesn’t always lead to happiness. So why then, are…

PART 1: Expert Speak — with Raghava Rao, India CFO, Amazon India

PART 1: Expert Speak — with Raghava Rao, India CFO, Amazon IndiaIntroductionExpert Speak is the first in a series of interviews, discussions, and conversations with leading business figures. In this series, I speak about emerging technology trends, dissect industry developments, and offer startup in…
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Kalaari Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kalaari Capital founded?

    Kalaari Capital was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Kalaari Capital key executives?

    Kalaari Capital's key executives are Vani Kola, Rajesh Raju and Karthik Nageswaran.

  • Where is Kalaari Capital headquarters?

    Kalaari Capital headquarters is located at Ground Floor, Unit-2 Navigator Building ITPB, Whitefield Road, Bengaluru.

  • Where are Kalaari Capital offices?

    Kalaari Capital has an office in Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does Kalaari Capital have?

    Kalaari Capital has 1 office.