Venture Capitalist in India, Karaari Capitals – Founded by Vani Kola

Vani Kola-Venture Capitalist

Vani Kola is the popular Women Entrepreneur & Investor fraternity. Vani is an Indian venture capitalist.

She is the founder & M.D. of Karaari Capitals. In the current scenario, Karaari Capitals is one of the most active and successful Venture capitalists in India.

It is an early-stage venture capital firm. In 2014, Vani was recognized as one of the most powerful women in Indian business by Fortune India.

As a successful entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Vani prefers to work with first-time entrepreneurs and helps them create and construct strong and globally scaled companies.

Early life and education:

Vani was born and raised in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. She completed her post-secondary studies at the age of 16.

She chose post-secondary studies at Osmania University, Hyderabad. She completed her electrical engineering. She got her bachelor's degree in the year 1980. After getting the degree, she went to Arizona State University in the United States for a master of Engineering.

Vani had various hobbies that were the reason she was formerly known as an avid hiker, dog lover & runner. In the 2000s, she also ran marathons and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.

She had an interest in the technology firms in India. Her company, Kalaari Capital was funded by more than 50 companies in India in the e-commerce, Mobile Services, Education, and Healthcare sectors.

She invested her money in e-commerce, mobile services, education & healthcare. 

She was awarded the NDTV Woman of the Worth award for leadership excellence in business and entrepreneurship. In 2016, she was recognized as one of the LinkedIn Top Voices. She was later profiled in many books & was named as one of Fortune India’s ‘Most Powerful Women in Business.

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