Apollo typically focuses on seed/pre-Series A investing. Kunal’s investment philosophy includes mentoring all his Portfolio companies via strategic deep dives and business performance reviews on a regular basis.
Some of Apollo’s successful start-up investments in South-East Asia include impress.ai, Graymatics, TrustSphere and Telr. In India, some key investments include Box 8, FabAlley, FarEye, Wow! Momo and StoryXpress. Apollo’s most recent exit was in Gusto, a payroll and benefits company based in the United States, which was valued at over $10B in its most recent funding round.
Though sector agnostic, Apollo generally invests in SAAS companies in the HR Tech and Fin Tech spaces.