What is it like to work with Kalaari?
A dynamic environment brimming with diverse ideas and experiences.
A transparent culture of ownership where everyone leads by example.
An opportunity to get inspired by passionate innovators(and each other).
It’s challenging and exciting to think and to provide help on what your portfolio companies need amid all the intense competition. Being part of a successful team feels great.
Karthik Nageswaran, Chief Financial Officer
Backing entrepreneurs with lot of conviction, who are customer obsessed and execution driven, is something that I am passionate about. I like the transparency and the culture of sticking to values at Kalaari, that goes a long way in building trust with the entrepreneurs.
Kiran Vasireddy, Partner
I feel incredibly fortunate to be working at Kalaari Capital and to be able to meet remarkable people and share ideas with them, which has allowed me to value and embrace diverse opinions, a trait that is vital in this ever-changing world. I believe in the power and wisdom of communities, and at Kalaari, we get to interact with phenomenal founders and visionary leaders every day.
Nandhita Nandakumar, Associate
Privilege to work with some of the best entrepreneurs building game changing companies.
Avinash Ramanathan, Associate
Creativity is not a word often associated with venture capital, but I believe that it is creativity that fosters the most innovative solutions in the world. What excites me most about working at Kalaari is the opportunity to be in an environment that is constantly brimming with new ideas and innovations. I find it inspiring to be amidst innovators and change-makers, who are fueled by passion, and driven by this creativity.
Niyati Bharne, Fellow
I learn from colleagues who bring rich and diverse experience. And of course, the fact that everyone at Kalaari works towards the common goal of adding tangible value to the Indian early-stage ecosystem.
Vikash Rathi, Senior Vice President – Finance
Kalaari is an environment that provides accelerated learning.
At Kalaari, I get a ringside view of the start-up ecosystem – how it is evolving and creating some of the largest corporate brands in India. I’m excited by the opportunity to work alongside colleagues, who have built a legacy of pioneering investments in companies and founders, who have fundamentally altered business models in India.
Srikanth Kannan, Vice President – Corporate Development
Kalaari provides a wonderful platform to work with industry leaders and young entrepreneurs. With a large and varied portfolio, there is constant action that keeps you on top of your game and brings immense learnings.
Arjun Sharma, Legal Counsel
What inspires me the most is creating impact, and making a difference, through innovation and entrepreneurship. I am proud of the values that Kalaari stands for and our commitment to entrepreneurs. It is a privilege to be part of rethinking the future, alongside our entrepreneurs.
Vani Kola, Managing Director
Kalaari gives me an opportunity to meet passionate founders reimagining business with innovative products/models and be a part of their journey in creating a niche and addressing important and evolving market needs. Understanding a future trend and the ability to execute the ideas is what inspires me the most in a founder.
Abha Inamdar, Principal
Kalaari is the quintessential crucible that nurtures visionary entrepreneurial ambitions to fruition. The firm focuses on supporting pioneering tech-centric ideas in high-growth sectors, offering excellent opportunities to work with diverse and high-potential talent seeking to generate long term value.
Nithin Alkanand, Vice President – Human Resources
Courage to discover & invest technology driven initiatives which will unlock tremendous value and solve big problems. Passion & Conviction to encourage & support Indian Entrepreneurs to build platforms catering to young demography aspiring for great future.
Ravinder Pal Singh, Partner
At Kalaari, I get the chance to work on multiple internal IT projects which enhances my technical skills to create better infrastructure. It is a great pleasure to be a part of Kalaari.
Kandasamy Moorthy, Sr. IT Executive
Work with interesting technology ideas and people to bring about change for the better
Kumar Shiralagi, Venture Partner
Proud to be around with great mentors, great place where you meet remarkable people with great minds, the culture, level of trust, transparency and respect excites me.
Padma Balaji, Asst. Manager Admin & Operations
At Kalaari , I love being part of a team that strives towards bringing a change and impact lives and lifestyles by empowering entrepreneurship
Vamshi Reddy, Partner
Fortunate enough to work under a great team and great mind at Kalaari. It is been long 10 years with this great company and learnt a lot on professional as well as personal life.
Satish Hebbar, Sr. Manager Finance & Accounts
Opportunity to work with young entrepreneurs and new technologies that are hopefully going to change the world is exciting.
Rajesh Raju, Managing Director
What stands out about Kalaari is the openness, transparency, & non-hierarchical nature that defines the firm. I’ve learned the importance of creating a culture of ownership & leveraging the collective, diverse experience across all levels of the team. My colleagues here are truly vested in my learning & have helped me inculcate a level of high-performance thinking.
Nesar Rao, Fellow
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