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 sets high standards of expectation in organizational building. The product-centric entrepreneur is described by her founders as a highly available, accessible and trusted advisor and board member.
Having been a successful entrepreneur in Silicon Valley for 22 years, Vani now works with entrepreneurs to build high-value enterprises.
Her investment philosophy includes recognizing and mentoring young, ambitious first-time entrepreneurs and helping them scale up. Through these years, she has demonstrated significant returns to her investors and enabled new paradigms for Indian consumers.
Outside of work, Vani practices heartfulness meditation and yoga devotedly in addition to spending time with her family. She is actively involved in various organizations focused on fostering entrepreneurship and women leadership. Vani believes in the importance of building legacy institutions and is committed to growing Kalaari as a powerhouse venture firm in India.