Rajat Khare is a technopreneur, and the founder of Boundary Holding, a Luxembourg-based next-gen technology fund that invests in Artificial Intelligence, and Deep-tech associated industries.
Rajat Khare embarked on his entrepreneurial voyage after successfully graduating from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi with a degree in Computer Science. He secured the All India Rank (AIR 26) in JEE. Khare initiated his education startup and has played a pivotal role in mentoring numerous entrepreneurs. Additionally, he is the co-author of the book ‘Make the Move’ – Demystifying Entrepreneurship, a comprehensive guide that simplifies the intricacies of entrepreneurship.
The book talks about how when faced with significant responsibility, it’s natural to have conscious concerns regarding your ability to accomplish it. However, taking a brave step forward and taking charge of the situation is vital rather than allowing the problem to control you. By adopting a proactive approach, you can overcome the challenge and ultimately achieve success.
Venture capitalist Rajat Khare, later went on to find Boundary Holding in 2016, a European investment fund with a presence in Luxembourg and France that invests in Artificial Intelligence companies that integrate revolutionary technologies around IoT, Analytics, UAVs, Big Data, and sustainable models like Deeptech and Medtech. Rajat Khare with investments via Boundary Holding has been able to replicate his success stories in many of the startups. His work as an entrepreneur has been cited as a case study at the INSEAD School of Business under Professor Patrick Turner’s course.
Boundary Holding, in the last two years, has invested in startups like Singaporean facial recognition startup XRVision, AI-based drone solution provider Asteria Aerospace, France-based C-UAVs solutions startup Cerbair, among others.
Rajat Khare is well-traveled, likes skiing, and is an avid yoga and Vipassana practitioner. He also has a dedicated Facebook page on Yoga where he highlights its importance in enhancing his decision-making ability – making him contented in his professional and personal life.
|Category||Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Investor|
|Alma Mater||Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi|
|Occupation||Founder, Boundary Holding, Investor|
|Rajat Khare’s Age||Not Available|
|Publication||‘Make the Move’ – Demystifying Entrepreneurship|
|Name||Rajat Khare is an IIT Delhi Alumni|
|Name||Indus Entrepreneurs Network|
Awards & Recognition
|Rajat Khare was Appreciated by APJ Abdul Kalam (President of India)|
|Hobbies||Rajat khare likes Skiing, Yoga, Vipassana|
Rajat Khare Investments
|2018||XR Vision||Boundary Holding invested in Singapore-based XRVision to leverage its potential in the Facial Recognition and Video content analytics market.|
|2019||Asteria||Rajat Khare, Venture Capitalist founded Boundary Holding and invested in Asteria Aerospace, a robotics and AI company from Bengaluru, to enhance the growth of UAVs and offer AI solutions to different sectors. However, last year, the company successfully exited Asteria Aerospace after Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate RIL acquired about 51.7% of its stake.|
|2019||Konux||By investing in Konux, an Industrial IoT and AI analytics company based in Munich, Germany, Boundary Holding forayed into the Industrial IoT industry, which holds immense potential for AI-based critical infrastructure overhaul, including changes to its transport, utility, and logistics system.|
|2019||Cerbair||By investing in a French-based Technofounders startup, Cerbair, Boundary Holding aspired to the growth of automatic protection of vulnerable facilities, and critical infrastructure which includes monitoring of UAVs.|
|2020||InfiniDome||Boundary Holding founded by Rajat Khare invested in InfiniDome, a cyber-startup to protect AI-equipped driverless vehicles.|
|2020||Internest||Internest, a Paris-based startup, received funding from Boundary Holding in 2020. With this investment, the company looked to expand its clientele and partnership across various logistics and transportation by leveraging robust and precise positioning Local Landing System (LoLaS).|
|2020||Elistair||Elistair, a French manufacturer of automated tethered UAV systems, raised funding from Rajat Khare and founded Boundary Holding in 2020.|
|2020||Ranmarine||Netherlands-based cleantech startup, Ranmarine raised funding from Luxembourg-based Boundary Holding. Its recent funding is aimed at fostering the growth of green solutions to complex problems, also referred to as cleantech.|
|2020||Aeraccess||Aeraccess, a French technology solutions provider received funding from Boundary Holding to tap its potential for becoming a UAV market leader. The company aims to utilize the capital for expanding its business across the Asian market, with a special focus on India.|
|2021||Bleenco||Bleenco is a Munich-based company building software platform for industrial automation. Our proprietary multi-sided platform addresses some of the biggest challenges in the field of safety and operational efficiency.|
|2021||Astrocast||Astrocast SA is the most advanced SatIoT Service for customers looking to track, monitor, manage, and communicate with assets in remote regions of the world. With the world’s most innovative nanosatellite network, Astrocast delivers a complete end-to-end, direct-to-orbit service, state-of-the-art communication modules, and enterprise-class services.|
|2021||Japet Medical||Japet Medical Devices is a French biomedical company developing robotic equipment for the most advanced quality of treatment. They dedicate each day to developing efficient and user-friendly innovative solutions with the belief that these technologies will change the quality of life of many people.|
|2021||EdallSystems||EdallSystems provide Educational Service (Aerospace Engineering Training), UAV development, Engineering Service(Lab Development), and consulting in INDIA. Their motto is to become a major Product Development company in the field of Aerospace In India and to support and Develop Aerospace products in India.|
|2021||Scewo||Scewo is a medical technology platform that develops stair-climbing wheelchairs. Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland.|
|2021||Defendec||Boundary Holding invested in Defendec, an innovative company specializing in the development of world-class remote premises monitoring technology|
|2021||Skilancer solar||Rajat Khare, Venture capitalist invested in Skilancer Solar which is specialized in providing permanent professional cleaning services of solar panels of commercial parks and establishments|
|2021||Kido dynamics||Boundary holding invested in Kido Dynamics, an EPFL spin-off that helps multiple industries and public institutions to understand and predict people’s mobility|
|2022||CYSEC||Rajat Khare invested in CYSEC ARCA Trust OS which helps organizations in safeguarding highly sensitive data.|
|2022||Aero 41||Aero 41, a home-grown agricultural-technology company that provides a crop-spraying solution using its drones and proprietary software, has raised a significant amount in seed funding from Boundary Holding.|
|2022||Smart Clean||The objective of SmartClean, a company that specializes in cleanliness and hygiene intelligence, is to fundamentally alter how cleanliness and hygiene are monitored, measured, and managed in commercial real estate to raise the bar.|
|Investment scope||Artificial Intelligence and Integration across other industries|
Rajat Khare’s journey from being a determined student at IIT Delhi to becoming a successful entrepreneur and venture capitalist is truly inspiring. With a strong background in Computer Science, he pursued his passion for innovation and entered the world of startups. Through his company, Boundary Holding, he has made significant investments in cutting-edge technologies, contributing to the advancement of Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Medtech. Rajat Khare’s unwavering commitment to fostering innovation, strategic investments, and support for the entrepreneurial ecosystem have established him as a prominent figure in the global startup community. As he continues to make a significant impact on the industry, it is evident that Rajat Khare’s entrepreneurial journey is ongoing, and the world eagerly anticipates his future ventures.
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