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Kalaari-backed CXXO announce $10 million fund for women founders
“CXXO can create access to coaching and capital for female founders, encouraging them to take more risks, and grow faster. If women know they have fair access to capital, they can stay focused on growth and innovation to stay ahead,” said Ankiti Bose, Co-founder & CEO, Zilingo.
Kalaari Capital to set aside $10 mn yearly for women led startups
Early stage venture firm Kalaari Capital said it will set aside $10 million (Rs 74.2 crore) annually to invest in startups led by women under its CXXO programme launched this year. The CXXO programme will create a cohort of eight to 10 female founders and CEOs each year and will provide them with capital and support, said CXXO in a statement.
A marriage doesnt happen in 2 weeks: Kalaari’s Vani Kola on why she isn’t rushing to close deals
Kalaari which has backed companies like Dream11, Snapdeal, Curefit, UrbanLadder and Myntra through its funds on July 28 also launched a dedicated $10 million fund to invest in startups that have women entrepreneurs and chief executives. This has been launched through its initiative CXXO with an aim to level the playing field for working women in India.
Kalaari Capital’s CXXO launches $10mn fund to promote women entrepreneurship in India
CXXO has set up a leadership team of female pathmakers to guide and spearhead this movement in the startup ecosystem. This team includes Kola, Zilingo co-founder and CEO Ankiti Bose, Microsoft Country Head Venture Capital and PE Partnerships Lathika Pai, Dream Sports Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer Paroma Roy Chowdhury, Priyanka Gill (Founder and CEO, POPxo – Plixxo) and co-founder and President of MyGlamm, and Shradha Sharma (Founder and CEO of YourStory Media).
Kalaari seed fund aims to help startups led by women
“Successful female founders as company builders serve an important role in Indian economic development. The CXXO programme will ensure there is no bias and discrimination on access to capital. We believe these founders will pioneer workplaces that are equitable and inclusive for more women to rise. At Kalaari, we have always believed in providing opportunities for diverse entrepreneurs to succeed,” said Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital.
Kalaari Capital launches $10 million fund for women entrepreneurs, CEOs
The idea of the fund is to enable more women founders to be CEO’s of startups in shaping India’s digital future over the next decade.
Kalaari Capital launches CXXO for women founders; sets aside $10M to invest in female founded-startups
Vani Kola-founded VC firm Kalaari Capital on Wednesday launched CXXO, an initiative that promotes and supports female founder-CEO-led startups in India by providing them unbiased access to capital, mentorship, and a community of other women founders and entrepreneurs.
Kalaari Capital launches $10 mn fund for women-led startups
The CXXO programme will create a cohort of eight to 10 female founders and CEOs each year and will provide them with capital and support, said CXXO in a statement.
Kalaari Capital launches CXXO, earmarks $10 million to back women founders
Kalaari Capital on Wednesday launched CXXO, an initiative as part of which it has set aside $10 million (Rs 74 crore) annually, to invest in startups that have women founders as key decision-makers.