Kairos’ $25M venture fund will invest in ideas that help the middle class | TechCrunch

TechCrunch| Thu Nov 16 07:50:17 EST 2017
Kairos, the organization for young entrepreneurs founded in 2008 as Kairos Society, has lifted the veil on its first venture fund that it teased earlier this year. The $25M fund will focus on companies that are working to solve real-world issues facing the middle class in America and abroad. Essentially the fund and its investment thesis is a response to the often heard complaint that while unarguably innovative, Silicon Valley isn’t focusing enough of its energy on the people that could most benefit from this innovation. Ankur Jain, Founder of Kairos and one of the group’s partners, explained that tech entrepreneurs (and the capital that supports them) have gotten too attached to the hype c..

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