To be able to help in creating a new world & watch the evolution from close quarters is what makes this job really exciting.
Rahul focuses on Consumer Tech, Mobility, Content and Blockchain opportunities at Kalaari.
Rahul enjoys working with entrepreneurs on Strategy, Product pipeline & Organization building. He wants to be involved with disruptive companies targeting large markets. He believes that India is witnessing a rare confluence of consumption growth, digital penetration & millennial dominance, all of which will create India 3.0 over the next decade & will produce many large companies.
Rahul has led Kalaari’s thought leadership report on India Opportunity. He has also played an instrumental role in building Kalaari’s thoughts & views in two new sectors which include Blockchain and Consumer Brands.
Rahul brings over 15 years of global experience as an investment banker (Lehman, HSBC), an entrepreneur (IGP.com, Artisangilt.com) & a venture capitalist. As an entrepreneur for 5 years, he ran two e-commerce companies in India, targeting large sectors like Fashion Jewelry, Ethnic Wear & Gifting. Before that, he was a sell side Research Analyst for 8 years, during which he covered European & Indian Capital Markets.
Rahul has a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from IIT Bombay and is a CFA charter holder. At IIT, Rahul was deeply involved in working with the underprivileged and was awarded two consecutive honors for his contribution towards social service in years 2004/05.