Vision

About Us

The vision of the funds is to provide long-term patient capital to early and growth stage startups in the State of Karnataka that are in specific focus areas to enable them to build competitive products and solutions.


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of representation from the Subscribers. The current Board of Directors of Karnataka Asset Management Company Private Limited - KAMCO (Managers of VC Funds) are :-

Name Designation
Smt. P Hemalatha, IAS Managing Director, KSIIDC
Shri Gaurav Gupta, IAS Principal Secretary, Dept. of IT, BT & ST, Government of Karnataka
Shri Ritesh Kumar Singh, IAS Managing Director, KSFC
Shri Darpan Jain, IAS Commissioner, Industries & Commerce Department, Government of Karnataka
Shri A C Sahu General Manager, SIDBI
Shri B H Srinivasa Murthy Executive Director, KSFC
Shri N R N Simha I/c Executive Director, KSIIDC
Shri A R Jayakumar Chief Executive Officer

Management

Shri A R Jayakumar

Chief Executive Officer

Shri Jayakumar has more than 28 years of experience in the field of Banking, Industry and Venture Capital. He holds an Engineering Degree besides being a Cost Accountant (ICWAI).


Shri B Manish Kumar

Assist. Vice President

Shri Manish Kumar holds an Engineering Degree in Computer Science and has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and Venture Capital.


Managers & Trustees

Fund Managers

Karnataka Asset Management Company Private Limited - KAMCO, a Company promoted by KSIIDC, KSFC and SIDBI are the Managers for all the Venture Capital Funds under management.

Trustees

Karnataka Trustee Company Private Limited - KATCO, a Company promoted by KSIIDC & KSFC are the Trustees for all the Venture Capital Funds under management.

Applications for Venture Capital assistance are invited from companies in the field of Agri-Biotech and other Bio- technology sectors for investment from KITVEN Fund-3 (Biotech) Venture Capital Fund