Kaizen Private Equity
We are a private equity firm focused on investing with a distinct focus on companies and entrepreneurs who have the potential to lead their domains. Our purpose is operations driven transformative growth, which defines whom we partner with and how we operate.
Our partner companies represent our commitment to working with entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals and dreams.
We were established in 2009 and our first fund is also India’s first education-focused private equity fund. We invest in Education because education holds the promise to transform our society in a deep and long-lasting way. Changes facing the education sector today embody our belief in transformation through slow, steady and small steps and also through disruptive innovations. Our partner companies exemplify that learning outcomes, social transformation, and value creation go hand-in-hand.
Our team consists of entrepreneurial professionals who bring a combination of investment experience, domain knowledge and operations expertise across numerous sectors including Technology, Education, Manufacturing, Paper and Chemicals.
We believe that lessons learned through investing in education companies in India can be applied to building education companies in nearby emerging regions.
As one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas to change lives and to transform organizations. A global perspective and cultural diversity are reflected in all aspects of research and teaching at INSEAD.
With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), INSEAD's business education and research spans three continents. INSEAD's 146 renowned faculty members from 34 countries inspire more than 1,300 degree participants annually. In addition,~12,000 executives participate in INSEAD's Executive Education programs yearly. INSEAD also has academic partnerships with the Wharton School of Business - University of Pennsylvania; the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Johns Hopkins University. In Asia, INSEAD partners with Tsinghua University, Beijing and CEIBS. INSEAD is a founding member in the multidisciplinary Sorbonne University created in 2012, and also partners with Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.
INSEAD became a pioneer of international business education with the graduation of the first MBA class on the Fontainebleau campus in 1960. In 2000, INSEAD opened its Asia campus in Singapore, while in 2010 INSEAD opened the Abu Dhabi campus. Around the world and over the decades, INSEAD continues to conduct cutting edge research and to innovate across all programs to provide business leaders with the knowledge and sensitivity to operate globally. These core values have enabled INSEAD to truly become "The Business School for the World."