Backing the applied sciences and technologies that will power a new economy
Investing in prime and prestige property located within global tech clusters
A public mission to cure corneal blindness worldwide by 2030
Targeting major investments into AI, robotics, genomics and esports
Tej Kohli is a technology and real estate entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist who now focuses on visionary ventures and investments that have the potential to transform lives and change the world. Through investment vehicle Kohli Ventures, Tej Kohli targets high-impact investments into AI, robotics, biotech, genomics and Fintech opportunities that will help to solve the world’s most pressing challenges and create a better tomorrow.
Recent activities include investment into a $150m AI and robotics-focused venture studio with a humanitarian bent; committing $100m to a biotech company that is seeking solutions to urgent global health challenges, and investing into a €57m arm that has been established to support Europe’s growing esports sector, including a €20m investment into European esports leader Team Vitality.
Tej Kohli also has a well-publicized mission to cure corneal blindness worldwide by 2030 through the philanthropic Tej Kohli Foundation, which provides direct funding for the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute, the world’s leading centre for excellence for addressing corneal blindness. Between 2016 and 2018 the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute saw more than 167,321 outpatients and completed more than 31,511 surgical procedures.
Tej Kohli is a Distinguished Alumni of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur (IITK) where he completed a degree in Electrical Engineering. He first rose to success building innovative white label solutions for technology businesses during the peak of the dot com boom before becoming a prolific entrepreneur and real estate investor in Germany, India and the UAE.
Philanthropist Tej Kohli pledges $2 million gift to champion biotech solutions for eliminating corneal blindness worldwide by 2030