We live in a world where vision and operational excellence are scarce, and capital is plenty. I have been lucky to partner with some exceptional founders and management teams. After all, spreadsheets don’t run businesses — people do.


Kapil joined TCV in 2006 and spends time primarily in the software and tech-enabled services spaces, including both minority and majority investments. His areas of interest include security, analytics, and vertical software.

Kapil currently serves on the board of directors of ETQ and Rave Mobile Safety. His other active investments comprise Attentive, FinancialForce and Genesys. Prior investments included Alarm.com (NASDAQ: ALRM), ExactTarget (NYSE: ET, acquired by Salesforce.com), Global 360 (acquired by OpenText), IQMS (acquired by Dassault Systemes), OSIsoft (interest acquired by SoftBank), Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD), Seismic Micro-Technology (acquired by IHS), SolArc (acquired by OpenLink Financial), Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), TOA Technologies (acquired by Oracle), and Webroot (acquired by Carbonite).

Prior to TCV, Kapil worked for the CIO at Goldman Sachs on various strategic application and infrastructure technology projects. He also spent time as a software investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York.


Kapil’s journey to finding his ultimate passion in tech investing included many pit stops — he explored being a commercial pilot, a chef, and other experiences worth sharing over a cold beverage.

He has lived in Singapore, India, and Tanzania and looks for every opportunity to travel with family and friends. He enjoys watching Bollywood movies, is an amateur photographer, and experiments with every new flight simulation game that comes to market.

Kapil received his M.E.M./M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Dartmouth College, where he was a William F. May Fellow.

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