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Apr

28

2021
Did we forget about skills along the way?

Did we forget about skills along the way?

India inherently was a nation that encouraged skill building in all domains of life but somewhere along the way we lost track of this, becoming synonyms to a mass producer of under-skilled technical workforce (with all due respect to the tech gurus out there, numbers don’t lie). Today we face a mass skilling gap especially when it comes to white collar non tech roles beyond…


Apr

28

2021
Women’s health – a massive whitespace to solve for

Women’s health – a massive whitespace to solve for

We at Kae are bullish about women’s health and feel large companies can be built out of India. Women’s health is a pressing need in the Indian healthcare market It is no secret that the Indian healthcare infrastructure is broken – issues include poor doctor to patient ratios, low healthcare/GDP spends, poor geographic and cost accessibility across the board. These problems further complicate matters for…


Apr

28

2021
Claim Processing Engines with healthcare delivery networks

Claim Processing Engines with healthcare delivery networks

The vision to build a seamless link between healthcare delivery and insurance remains the goal Hello all, we are back with a second blog on our thoughts on the healthcare space – this time, as opposed to answers we have questions, we know where we need to go, but getting there will need your help! This is a topic which is of great interest in…


Oct

22

2020
Key Highlights: Kae Konnect Webinar on The Future of Gaming

Key Highlights: Kae Konnect Webinar on The Future of Gaming

As part of our Kae Konnect Webinar Series, we hosted Nitish Mittersain, Founder & MD of Nazara, which today is one of the leading gaming companies in India with operations across 60 countries. During the one-hour fireside chat, we deep-dived into the future of gaming and how it will shape up in the next 10 years. Nitish also discussed potential opportunities that are waiting to…


Sep

25

2020

Changing Nature of B2B transactions- The Rise of B2B marketplaces

The history of e-commerce is intertwined with the history and boom of online marketplaces. Using technology to connect buyers with sellers and efficiently facilitate transactions, these online marketplaces have overcome the limitations of an offline market. In an offline world, transactions are limited by geographical reach/information asymmetry and are facilitated by intermediaries, online marketplaces however open a broader market for the buyers and sellers to…


Jul

01

2020

Event Takeaway – Praveen Rajaretnam

As  part of the Kae Webinar Series, Kae Capital organized a webinar with Praveen Rajaretnam on the topic “Marketing Growth Hacks (B2B & B2C)”. Praveen was the Co-founder & CMO at Wooplr and then Head of Product Marketing at InMobi. He currently works as Sr. Manager, Product Marketing at Freshdesk. Praveen shared his playbook with our portfolio which you can find here Following are some…


Feb

10

2020
How founders should think about scale before pitching for venture capital

How founders should think about scale before pitching for venture capital

So you have started up recently, have just launched the product six months back, have a few paying customers, good margins and a clear plan for the next eighteen months! You recently got introduced to this venture capitalist through a common friend and are excited to meet and pitch for a seed round. For the last couple of years as a venture capital investor, I…


Oct

22

2019
Who is Your Customer?

Who is Your Customer?

Founders are often tempted to capture as much value (or revenue) as possible from different types of customers. To do this, they often wastefully spend their energies and company resources on capturing multiple types/avatars of customers and therefore lose sight of the company’s core value proposition and focus. At Kae Capital, I’ve seen maximum value and growth generated when founders have a laser sharp focus…


Aug

08

2019

What I learnt with Fynd

The genesis of Fynd – Harsh tells the full story here….but here’s an extract to get you started. Since Sept 27, 2012 (when addSale was officially registered in Mumbai), we have gone through two industries, two serious potential buyers, three ground-up built teams, three names, five offices, 10 internal and external products, trying to sell in 15 countries, 22 names on the cap table, deployments across 25…


Apr

06

2017
Kae Konnect Bangalore – 5th April 2017

Kae Konnect Bangalore – 5th April 2017

We concluded a wonderful event in Bangalore at Axilor Transit, Bangalore. We  started with a fireside chat with Mr S.D. Shibulal (Co-founder of Infosys and Axilor Ventures). He talked about his journey throughout 33 years in Infosys and what it takes to build such a large company. Praveen Rajaretnam (Co-founder of Wooplr) also took a very insightful session on “How to make better ads”. Here…



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