Vinod grew up dreaming of being an entrepreneur, despite growing up in an Indian Army household with no business or technology connections. Since age 16, when he first heard about Intel starting up ….
Mark has been passionate about the power of marketbased models to fight global poverty since he traded investment banking for micro-lending in 2006. At that time, Mark joined Lok Capital….
Sandhya is an engineer at heart and investor by accident. She studied Electrical Engineering and Microelectronics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, graduating in 2007. At IITB, she spent….
Varun has been passionate about entrepreneurship ever since he joined IIT Bombay in 2005. Apart from his classroom time learning Chemical Engineering, he was deeply involved with the Institute’s….
We are in the company-building business, not the deal or capital business. Our job is to actively help you
maximize your impact on your customers and the world. Learn more about our investment philosophy »
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Srikanth Nadhamuni is a technologist and entrepreneur who spent a decade and a half in California’s Silicon Valley designing CPUs, developing software products….
Rohtash Mal is the Chairman of Equitigro. He has over 35 years of experience across various industries like Telecom, Automobiles, Paper, Chemicals….
Bala S. Manian has been a part of the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial community over the last four decades as an entrepreneur, as an investor and as an innovator. While he is….
Our operating advisors are successful founders and CEOs with deep operating and entrepreneurial experience.
They serve as board members to KI portfolio companies. Learn more about KI operating advisors »
Steven Lurie is the founder of Team Builder Ventures, which helps founders build and scale world-class teams. The fund invests in the Series A rounds of enterprise….
Deepak Goel, CTO of Packback Books, is a seasoned product management and product marketing executive. Prior to Packback, he was head of Global Product Management….
David Arfin, CEO of First Energy Finance, LLC, is driven to bring innovative finance offerings that will accelerate the adoption of renewable energy, energy efficiency….
Our mentors are seasoned professionals with outstanding track records at successful companies. They provide
strategic guidance and tactical advice to KI portfolio companies. Learn more about KI mentors »
Akshay Saxena currently serves as the President & Co-founder of Avanti. Akshay is an Ashoka Fellow, a Draper Richards Kaplan Grantee and an Echoing Green Fellow….
Ritesh Agarwal is the Founder and CEO of Oravel & OYO Hotels, based out of New Delhi, India. With 7,000+ rooms in Oravel and 150+ in OYO, Ritesh dreams of making….
Anu Sridharan is CEO of Next- Drop, a real-time utility alert system in Karnataka, India. Anu holds her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Civil and Environmental….
Our fellows are young professionals and high-potential founders who collaborate with us as they face
the same opportunities and challenges as the KI portfolio companies. Learn more about KI fellows »