Vani Kola is a Managing Director at Kalaari Capital, based in Bangalore, India. Her leadership at Kalaari centers around her commitment to the development of entrepreneurs and her conviction that Indian companies are poised to become global players. Vani brings 22 years of Silicon Valley experience as a founder of successful companies to her role as a mentor and enabler of startup companies in India. She serves on several company boards and speaks widely on entrepreneurship and leadership.
Startups like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Ola, Quikr and JustDial are all technology companies trying to re-imagine some old traditional sectors and solve some hard problems in India, they have created great brands along the way too.