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Top 47 Most Active VC Firms in India

Helion Venture Partners People You Should Know: Sandeep Fakun, Kanwaljit Singh. Investment Structure: Invests between $2 Mn to $10 Mn in each company with less than $10 Mn in revenues. Industries: Outsourcing, Mobile, Internet, Retail Services, Healthcare, Education and Financial Services. Start-ups Funded: Yepme, MakemyTrip, NetAmbit, Komli, Taxi For Sure, PubMatic Link: http://www.helionvc.com/

Accel Partners People You Should Know: Subrata Mitra, Prashanth Prakash and Mahendran Balachandran Investment Structure: Invests between $0.5 Mn and $50 Mn in its portfolio companies. Industries: Internet and Consumer Services, Infrastructure, Cloud -Enabled Services, Mobile and Software. Start-Ups Funded: Flipkart, BabyOye, Freshdesk, BookMyShow, Zansaar, Probe, Myntra, CommonFloor Link: http://www.accel.com/

Blume Ventures People You Should Know: Karthik Reddy and Sanjay Nath. Investment Structure: Provides seed funding investments between $0.05 Mn – $0.3 Mn in seed stage. Also, provides follow-on investments to portfolio companies ranging from $.5Mn to $1.5Mn. Industries: Mobile Applications, Telecommunications Equipment, Data Infrastructure, Internet and Software Sectors, Consumer Internet, Media, Research and Development Start-ups Funded: Carbon Clean Solutions, EKI Communications, Audio Compass, Exotel, Printo Link: http://blume.vc/

Sequoia Capital India People You Should Know: Shailesh Lakhani and Shailendra Singh. Investment Structure: SCI invests between $100,000 and $1 Mn in seed stage, between $1 Mn and $10 Mn in early stage and between $10 Mn and $100 Mn in growth stage companies. Industries: Consumer, Energy, Financial, Healthcare, Outsourcing, Technology. Start-ups Funded: JustDial, Knowlarity, Practo, iYogi, bankbazaar.com Link: https://www.sequoiacap.com/india

Nexus Venture Partners People You Should Know: Suvir Sujan and Anup Gupta Investment Structure: Invests between $0.5 Mn and $10 Mn in early growth stage companies. Also, makes investments upto $0.5 Mn in their seed program. Industries: Mobile, Data Security, Big Data analytics, Infrastructure, Cloud, Storage, Internet, Rural Sector, Outsourced Services, Agribusiness, Energy, Media, Consumer and Business services, Technology. Start-ups Funded: Snapdeal, Housing, Komli, ScaleArc, PubMatic, Delhivery Link: https://nexusvp.com/

Inventus Capital Partners People You Should Know: Samir Kumar and Kanwal Rekhi Investment Structure: The firm does not invest in capital intensive companies. It typically leads the first venture round with $1 Mn to $2 Mn and as the businesses grow, it invests from $0.25 Mn up to $10 Mn. Industries: Consumer, Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure, Media, Internet and Catalog Retail, Healthcare, Information Technology, Hardware and Equipment, Telecommunications etc. Start-ups Funded: Poshmark, Savaari, Farfaria, policybazaar.com, Insta Health Solutions, Cbazaar Link: http://inventuscap.com/

IDG Ventures People You Should Know: Manik Arora and Sudhir Sethi Investment Structure: Invests in India-based companies and also in companies outside India. The firm invests between $1 Mn and $10 Mn. Industries: Digital Consumer – Internet, Mobile, Media and Technology Enabled Consumer Services, Enterprise Software – SaaS, Software Products and Enterprise services, Engineering – Medical Devices, Clean-tech and IP-led Businesses Start-ups Funded: UNBXD, yatra.com, Myntra, FirstCry, Zivame, iProf, Ozone Media Link: http://www.idgvcindia.com/

Fidelity Growth Partners People You should Know: Abhinav Sinha, Harsh Jhaveri Investment Structure: Typically, FGPI invests between $10 Mn and $50 Mn for a minority stake in the company Industries: Healthcare and Life Sciences, Technology, Consumer and Manufacturing Start-ups Funded: Netmagic, Yebhi Link: https://eightroads.com/en

Naspers • Naspers is a leading multinational media group, incorporated in 1915 as a public limited liability company and was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in September 1994. • Industries: Ecommerce, Print Media, Pay Television • Start-ups Funded: OLX, Flipkart • Link: https://www.naspers.com/

Steadview Capital People You should Know: Ravi Mehta Investment Structure: Early Stage Venture and Later Stage Venture Investments Industries: Ecommerce Start-ups Funded: Ola Cabs, Flipkart, Urban Ladder Link: http://steadview.com/

Jungle Ventures People You should Know: Amit Anand, Subrata Mitra Investment Structure: Venture Capital that does Seed and Early Stage Venture Investments Industries: Ecommerce, Digital Media, Saas, Fintech, Big Data, Analytics, Enterprise Start-ups Funded: Zipdial, Ekstop, Pokkt, Milaap Link: http://www.jungle-ventures.com/

Zodius Capital People You should Know: Neeraj Bhargava, Gautam Patel Industries: Big Data and Analytics, Digital Media and Commerce, Education Start-ups Funded: Big Basket, Culture Machine Link: http://zodius.com/

Qualcomm Ventures Qualcomm Ventures is the investment arm of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), a Fortune 500 company with operations across the globe. People You should Know: Karthee Madasamy Industries: Business Software, Cloud/Enterprise, Consumer Software, Hardware, Health Care, Infrastructure, Semi/Components Start-ups Funded: Appsdaily, Capillary, Deck, Portea, Housing Link: https://www.qualcommventures.com/

Warburg Pincus People You should Know: Hari Ravichandran Investment Structure: It emphasizes growth investing and has successfully built companies at all stages, from conceiving and creating venture capital opportunities, to providing capital to meet the needs of existing businesses, to investing in later-stage buyout transactions and special situations with unique characteristics. Industries: Consumer, Industrial and Services, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Real Estate, Tech, Media, Telecommunications Start-ups Funded: Lemon Tree, Biba, Quikr Link: http://www.warburgpincus.com/

Canaan Partners People You Should Know: Wende Hutton Investment Structure: The firm typically invests between $0.05 Mn to $80 Mn in its portfolio company. It prefers to exit its investments within 7 to 10 years. Industries: Technology- Advertising & Marketing, Big Data/Cloud, Consumer, Enterprise/SaaS, FinTech, Hardware, Healthcare – Biopharma, digital Health & MedTech. Start-ups Funded: Naaptol, Bharath Matrimony, Happiest Minds, mCarbon, CarTrade, Surewaves Link: http://www.canaan.com/

SAIF Partners People You Should Know: Mukul Arora & Mukul Singhal Investment Structure: Invests between $10 Mn and $100 Mn in one or more rounds of financing with investments between $200,000 to $500,000 in early stage companies and between $30 Mn and $35 Mn in more mature unlisted ventures. Industries: IT, ITes, Industrials, Financial Services, Internet, Consumer Product, Mobile Start-ups Funded: Justdial, Paytm, Network18, HomeShop18, BookmyShow Link: http://www.saifpartners.com/

Ascent Capital Advisors People You Should Know: Raja Kumar Investment Structure: The firm makes investments ranging from $10 Mn to $30 Mn. Industries: Technology, Ecommerce, Healthcare, Financial Services, Consumer Brands, Infrastructure Start-ups Funded: Big Basket, KIMS Link: http://www.ascentcapital.in/

Axon Partners Group People You Should Know: Francisco Velázquez de Cuéllar Investment Structure: Invests from 100,000K to $25 Mn in growth phases, from seed capital to international expansion. Industries: Games, Software, Security, Biotechnology, Telecommunications Start-ups Funded: iYogi, ByHours.com, Hot Hotels Link: http://www.axonpartnersgroup.com/

Baine Capital Private Equity People You Should Know: Samonnoi Banerjee Investment Structure: Invests between $5 Mn and $1 Bn in companies in wide range of Industries. Industries: Consumer, Retail and Dining, Financial and business Services, Healthcare, Industrial and Energy, Technology, Media and Telecom. Start-ups Funded: ASIMCO, BMC Software, Biglobe, Atento, BPL Link: http://www.baincapitalprivateequity.com/

Basil Partners People You Should Know: Ramanan Raghavendran and Rajeev Srivastava. Investment Structure: Investment is done in the range between $1 million and $ 5 million with minimum revenue of $5 million. Industries: IT Start-ups Funded: Endeavour Software Technology, Karmic Life Sciences Link: http://basilpartners.com/

Battery Ventures People You Should Know: Neeraj Agrawal Investment Structure: They invest in all stages of a company’s life, are flexible in the amount of investment, and are creative when it comes to syndicating, finding alternate sources of money, and designing financing to best match businesses. Industries: e-Commerce and Retail Digital Media, Industrial Technologies, Infrastructure, Software and Services. Start-ups Funded: HackerRank, AppDynamics Link: https://www.battery.com/

Bessemer Venture Partners People You Should Know: Raghav Bahl, Aakash Goel Investment Structure: They invest in the range of $75,000 to $66 Mn. Industries: Cyber Security, Financial Services, Mobile, Cleantech Cloud Computing Start-ups Funded: Snapdeal, OnMobile Link: https://www.bvp.com/

Catamaran Investment Pvt Ltd Founded in 2010 is a private investment office headquartered in Bangalore, India and London, UK. It’s a INR 600 Cr. multi-stage, multi-sector fund. People You Should Know: N R Narayana Murthy. Industries: Venture Capital & Private Equity Startup Funded: Yebhi Link: http://www.catamaranventures.com/

Forum Synergies (India) PE Fund People You Should Know: Samir Inamdar Investment Structure: Forum Synergies invests between between $2 – $10 Mn in firms with revenues between $3 – $50 Mn. Industries: Healthcare, Automotive, Electronic Hardware, Electrical Equipment, Chemical Engineering, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, IT Start-ups Funded: Zomato, Ola, Quikr, TaxiForSure, Commonflo or, Freecharge, Housing. Link: http://forumsynergies.com/

Fulcrum Venture India People You Should Know: Krishna Ramanathan, Ethan Khatri, Mahesh Shankaranarayanan Investment Structure:The firm seeks to invest between INR 5 crores – INR 15 crores. Industries: Education, Financial Services, FMCG, Healthcare, Niche Retail Start-ups Funded: Shield Healthcare Private Limited , Swaas Systems, Congruent Solutions Pvt Ltd Link: http://fulcrumventureindia.com/

General Atlantic LLC People You Should Know: Sandeep Naik. Investment Structure: Invests between $75 Mn and $400 Mn. Industries: ECommerce, Software, Fashion, Cloud Computing, Curated Web Start-ups Funded: Vox Media, Klarna, Citiustech, Squarespace. Link: http://www.generalatlantic.com/

India Quotient People You Should Know: Madhukar Sinha, Anand Lunia Investment Structure: Venture Capital fund that does Seed Investments between 100k – 500k. Industries: Education, Food and Travel, Mobile, Fashion, Lifestyle, Consumer Finance Start-ups Funded: Grabhouse, FRSH, Roposo, Prettysecrets, DogSpot Link: http://indiaquotient.in/

Intel Capital People You Should Know: Pradeep Tagare, Bhavanipratap Rana, Amit Behl, Sudheer K Kuppam. Investment Structure: Invest between $300 Mn and $500 Mn per year. Industries: Internet-Digital Media, Manufacturing- Labs, Security, Smart Phones-Tablets, software and Services, Ultrabook-Perceptual Computing, Wearables Start-ups Funded: Gigya, Hungama, Snapdeal Link: http://www.intelcapital.com/in/

IvyCap Ventures People You Should Know: Norbert Fernandes Investment Structure: The Firm does Early Stage Venture Investments and invests between $0.3 Mn and $7 Mn. Industries: Healthcare, Education, Technology, Commerce. Start-ups Funded: Aujas Networks, Leixir, eShakti.com, Vinculum Solutions, FieldEZ Link: http://www.ivycapventures.com/

Kae Capital People You Should Know: Navin Honagudi, Shashank Hirawat, Sasha Mirchandani, Nisa Mohamedi. Investment Structure: Investment is made between $0.05 – $2.5 Mn and typically they invest between $0.2 – $1 Mn in the first round. Industries: Mobile, Ecommerce, Education, Healthcare, Consumer, Internet Start-ups Funded: SysCloud, ShepHertz, FortunePlay, Nuiku, Shopsense, Airwoot Link: http://www.kae-capital.com/

Kalaari Capital People You Should Know: Vani Kola, Sampath Kumar P., Rajesh Raju Investment Structure: The firm invests $1Mn to $5Mn in technology savvy companies and technology-enabled services for India and the global markets. Industries: ECommerce, Internet, Curated Web, cleantech. Start-ups Funded: Mettl, UrbanLadder, Snapdeal, Zivame Link: http://www.kalaari.com/?tp=1

Lightbox Management Ltd People You Should Know: Sandeep Murthy, Siddharth Talwar Investment Structure: Invests between $3 Mn and $5 Mn in the consumer technology space with a focus on education technology. Industries: Data & Analytics, Brand & Design, Product & Marketing, Culture & Company Building. Start-ups Funded: Embibe, Cleartrip, GreenDust Link: http://www.lightbox.vc/

Lightspeed Venture Partners People You Should Know: Bejul Somaia, Dev Khare, Anshoo Sharma, Maninder Gulati. Investment Structure: $1 to $25 Mn Industries: Enterprise Software, Software, Mobile Start-ups Funded: Eyeview, SimplyTapp, Luxe Valet, Vee, Blockchain, FiveStars, Gainsight. Link: http://lsvp.com/

Lok Capital Group People You Should Know: Rajiv B.Lall Investment Structure: Invests between $1 Mn and $7 Mn Industries: Education Start-ups Funded: Hippocampus Learning Centres, Qed | Everest Edusys And Solutions Link: http://lokcapital.com/

Matrix Partners India People You Should Know: Avnish Bajaj Investment Structure: Invests INR 1 Cr. to 75 Cr. Industries: Internet, Consumer internet, eCommerce, Travel, Internet, Consumer Internet, eCommerce, Travel, etc. Start-ups Funded: NewsHunt, Quikr India, LimeTray, Hearing Plus, Ola(ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.), WeAreHolidays. Link: http://www.matrixpartners.in/

Mayfield Fund People You Should Know: Vikram Godse, Navin Chaddha and James Beck. Investment Structure: In India, it invests between $500,000 to $10 Mn Industries: Consumer Services, Infrastructure Ancillaries, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing Opportunities Start-ups Funded: Gigya, Lantern, IndiaProperty Link: http://www.mayfield.com/

New Enterprise Associates People You Should Know: Krishna Kittu Kolluri, Tarun Sharma Investment Structure: The firm seeks to invest between $0.05 Mn and $20 Mn in Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, Private Equity, Debt Financing. Industries: Energy, Infrastructure Services, Consumer Services, Agriculture Sector, Systems, Software, Technology Start-ups Funded: IndiaHomes, Forter, Inksedge, Blueshift Labs Link: http://www.nea.com/

NewPath Ventures, LLC People You Should Know: Vinod K. Dham, Tushar Anil Dave, Mahesh Karanth. Investment Structure: It does Early Stage Venture and Later Stage Venture Investments. Industries: Semiconductors, Curated Web Start-ups Funded: Telsima, inSilica, Montalvo Systems Link: http://www.newpathventures.com/

Nirvana Venture Advisors People You Should Know: Amit Patni Industries: Internet and Mobile Fund, Large Markets,ecommerce, online travel, online advertising and marketing. Start-ups Funded: KartRocket, Transerv, Reviews42 Link: http://www.nirvanaventures.in/

Norwest Venture Partners Investment Structure: It invests $1Mn to $30 Mn in early stage and $15 Mn-$100 Mn in growth equity companies depending on the growth of the company. Industries: Internet, telecommunications, financial services, and education sector. Start-ups Funded: Indusind Bank, Komli, Fashionandyou.com. Link: http://www.nvp.com/

Ojas Venture Partners People You Should Know: Dr Rajesh Srivathsa Investment Structure: Typically, make an initial investment of $ 250,000 to $ 1.5 Mn and follow that in subsequent rounds up to a maximum of US $ 3 Mn per company over the life of the company. Industries: Mobile Technology and Applications, telecom, wireless technologies, enterprise software, SaaS, Web Applications/Services, Consumer Internet Start-ups Funded: Tyfone, Vizury, Mango Techno, RiverSilica, CBazaar. Link: http://www.ojasventures.com/

Seedfund People You Should Know: Shailesh Vikram Singh Investment Structure: The firm seeks to invest between INR 1 Cr. ($0.19 Mn) and INR 25 Cr. ($4.67 Mn) in each portfolio company. Industries: Internet, Media, Mobile, Telecommunications, Retail, Technology, Consumer Startup Funded: Chumbak, Browntape, Heckyl, AxisRooms, V oonik.com Link: http://seedfund.in/

SIDBI Venture Capital Limited Investment Structure: It invests between INR 5 Cr. to 25 Cr. Industries: Ecommerce, SemiConductors. Start-ups Funded: Printland, CircuitSutra Technologies, Skelta Software Link: http://www.sidbiventure.co.in/

Unitus Seed Fund People You Should Know: Dave Richards, Will Poole Investment Structure: It invests INR 50 Lakh to INR 1 Cr. Industries: Education and Skilling, Healthcare, Mobile Commerce, Marketplaces and E-Commerce, Agriculture, Retail and Distribution, Water and Energy. Start-ups Funded: Blowhorn, Addresshealth, mGaadi, Welcare, GoCoop, Medypal Link: http://usf.vc/

Utthishta People You Should Know: Mohsin Khan, P.Ramakrishna. Investment Structure: The firm seeks to invest between $0.02 Mn and $0.03 Mn per startup in return of equity stake between 10% and 15 %. Industries: Software, Technology, Mobile, Web, Analytics, Cloud Computing Start-ups Funded: Vaava Link: http://www.utthishta.com/

Ventureast Fund Advisors India Limited People You Should Know: Sarath Naru, Ramesh Alur, Siddhartha Das Investment Structure: Typically invest $1 million to $10 million in multiple rounds, in businesses that employ technology to solve real-world problems. Industries: Internet of Things (IOT), Financial services, Consumer- driven & retail, Cleantech, Digital healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences. Start-ups Funded: Little Eye Labs, Goli Vada Pav, Portea, 24 Mantra, Seclore. http://www.ventureast.net/

Trifecta Capital Partners People You Should Know: Rahul Khanna, Nilesh Kothari Investment Structure: The fund will invest between INR 5-15 Cr. for 16-18% borrowing cost, compounded annually in firms that have already raised a first or second round of funding. Industries: Technology, Consumer, Internet Space Link: http://trifectacapital.in/

Orios Venture Partners People You Should Know: Rehan Yar Khan Investment Structure: It invests INR 1-20 Cr. in a startup and intends to stay invested for seven years or more. Industries: Not restricted to any particular segment, analytics, Big Data, software for mobile phones etc. Start-ups Funded: Sapience Analysis, Ziffi Link: http://orios.gi/

Unilazer People You Should Know: Ronnie Screwvala Industries: Agriculture, Healthcare, Education, Ecommerce Start-ups Funded: Maroosh, PIFA FC, Ektstop Link: http://unilazer.com/

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