FAQ

Please review the frequently asked questions below! If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. For a more in depth understanding of what kind of companies we are looking for please see our about us section!



How do I get in touch with you?

The best way to get in touch with us is through common contacts or references. You could go on to the Submit a Business plan page or email someone from our team.   

How do you get involved in a company post investment?

We regularly monitor the performance of our portfolio companies and act as a mentor/guide to show the way forward and resolve any issues that they face.

Do you have a location preference for your investments?

We prefer our portfolio companies to be based out of India.

What value do you bring to start-ups?

Our extensive experience and deep connections within several industries has been instrumental in the way that we have contributed towards the growth of our portfolio companies. Apart from opening doors we also help them directly in issues like team building, strategy, finance and further fund raise.

How much do you invest?

We, as a fund can invest up to $3mn in the entire life cycle of our association with any company. We don’t restrict ourselves to go all out on the companies which are deserving.

What is the process that you follow?

We first go through the submitted business plan and then do a preliminary call/meeting with the promoters. Stage two is internal evaluation of the opportunity after which we decide to have detailed discussions with the promoters and go ahead with our diligence. The time taken in the entire process varies in every deal.

What are the main parameters that you use to evaluate companies?

  • People
  • Business opportunity
  • Macro Context
  • Deal pricing and terms

At what stage of a company’s lifecycle do you invest?

We get into a company at the pre-series A stage and also do follow on investments in the Series A and B rounds. Our strategy is to be the first institutional investors in any company that we get into.

What industries/sectors do you invest in?

Kae Capital is a sector agnostic fund and we are open to invest any business which has the potential to achieve scale along with sound financial performance.