An IIT-Delhi alumni in B.Tech (Computer Science), Rajat Khare is best known as the founder of Boundary Holding, a European investment fund with presence in Luxembourg and France. He is also an active member of the Indian angel network and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), IIT Delhi’s alumni association.
Khare’s company is globally known as an unconventional bridge fund organization that invests in next-generation technologies including artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, and algorithmic trading. Two of the leading investments by Boundary Holding feature XRVision and Asteria Aerospace. While the former is a facial recognition and crowd analytics startup based in Singapore, latter is a Bengaluru-based company that deals in drones and associated technology with the underlying concept of Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.
Recently, Boundary Holding invested in two French-based deep tech startups that provide advance UAS solutions -Cerbair and Internest. The former is based on radio frequency and optical technologies which provide Counter-UAS solutions while the latter has developed low landing system (LoLaS) that offer precise landing to rotatory wings on mobile and fixed targets, even in harsh environment.
Rajat Khare’s work as an entrepreneur has been cited as a case study in Professor Patrick Turner’s entrepreneurship course at the INSEAD Business School. Furthermore, he has been the guiding light for young entrepreneurs with his encouragement and support for multiple venture that hold immense potential.
Being a successful entrepreneur, an investor, and also a motivator, Rajat Khare has co-authored the book “Make the Move” for entrepreneurs, wantapreneurs, or even established businessmen. It encourages them to take the step forward, unhindered by the problems that might come along the path to success. The book also provides an extensive view on entrepreneurship essentials like financial management and marketing, financing fundamentals.
The book motivates entrepreneurs to chase success, and not deviate from their aim because of the presence of challenges. It also encourages young entrants to learn from the real-life experiences, and understand the ‘know-how’ of the industry.
In 2006, at the President’s House, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lauded his efforts in the direction of promoting entrepreneurship.