Tej Kohli

Investor, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist in London

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Tej Kohli is a technologist and investor who backs ventures in the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics and biotechnology. Tej Kohli is the owner of the Zibel Real Estate portfolio and of a portfolio of e-commerce platforms and providers including dynacart. Tej Kohli is also engaged in rebuilding people and communities through the not-for-profit Tej Kohli Foundation.

Tej Kohli’s career as an entrepreneur culminated in the sale of his e-commerce and online payments businesses in 2005 and 2006. Since this major liquidity event Tej Kohli has been an evangelist of the promise of technology to improve human life and has backed ventures all over the world. In 2019 he committed $100m to unlocking the technologies of artificial intelligence.

Tej Kohli is best known for his mission to eliminate poverty-driven corneal blindness worldwide by 2035. Since 2005 his not-for-profit Tej Kohli Foundation has become a global centre of interdisciplinary innovation for the development of new solutions. Its ‘Rebuilding You’ philosophy reflects Tej Kohli’s desire to use science and technology to rebuild communities and improve lives.

Tej Kohli shares wisdom and knowledge through blogs published on Medium.com, Project Syndicate, The Motley Fool, Ghost and also on LinkedIn. You can also follow the daily thoughts of Tej Kohli on social media by searching for @MrTejKohli and #TejTalks

  • Work
    • Kohli Ventures
  • Education
    • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur