We have leaders who have successfully built, run and in many cases exited enterprises across multiple domains and industries.
Aban Offshore Information technology
IndusAge Technology Venture Fund I, the first fund created by IndusAge Partners is being formed to make early to scale up investments in Technology and Technology oriented services companies in India. This fund is formed to avail of the unique opportunity that exists at the current time for the formation of global companies out of India. Given the nascent early stage/growth stage ecosystem in India combined with the gradual aggregation of Venture/PE funds towards later stage and public market investments, we believe there are significant untapped potential and market need for innovative companies to get the required access to capital in relatively earlier stages of value creation.
IndusAge Advisors’ is the advisory arm of IndusAge Partners. IndusAge’s engagement with its client Company involves a long term relationship, guiding the enterprise on its business strategy, performance management, capital management and investor relations. The advisory components are structured over a series of monthly review meetings. These monthly meetings are backed by research and analysis of the market, competition and the organization.
Mape Advisory Group Private Ltd
MAPE is a leading Indian investment bank focused exclusively on M&A and Private Equity Advisory. MAPE has been consistently ranked among the top ten banks in India by Bloomberg in rankings for investment banks (number of transactions) for all years from 2001 to 2013. MAPE was founded and led by a team of senior bulge bracket investment bankers with excellent individual track records of closing high profile transactions.
MAPE has done marquee deals for a reputed client base including names such as TATA, Godrej Industries, Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s Labs, Wipro, Larsen and Toubro, Indian Oil tanking, CRISIL. MAPE is strongly deal driven, closing one deal every month since inception and is well known in the industry for closing “difficult” deals. MAPE currently works with some of the largest Indian corporate entities across Technology, Telecom, FMCG, Financial services, Healthcare, Engineering, Media and Retail.
For more information, please visit www.mapegroup.com
Veda Corporate Advisors Pvt. Ltd
Veda is a leading mid-market investment bank providing focused advisory services to companies and entrepreneurs in Private Equity and M&A. With a dedicated and experienced team spread across offices in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, Veda brings together rich experience in handling a variety of transactions. They work predominantly with mid-market companies, many of whom are emerging leaders in their segments or have carved a niche for themselves. They have successfully closed deals across a variety of industries such as IT/ITeS, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Food/Agri, Consumer Services and Business Services. Since inception, they have concluded more than 80 transactions, aggregating to over USD 2.5 billion in value.
For more details, please visit their website www.vedacorp.com
IDG Ventures India is an early-stage venture capital fund investing in technology-related product and services companies. The fund is part of IDG Ventures, a global network of technology venture funds with over $3.7 billion under management, over 220 investee companies and 10 offices across Asia and North America. IDG Ventures makes investments on behalf of its Limited Partners, including its principal investor and sponsor, International Data Group (IDG), the world’s largest IT media company. By combining the IDG platform – an unparalleled combination of global publishing, market research (IDC), and conferences and exhibition resources – with years of hands-on experience in early-stage company building, IDG Ventures helps its investee companies understand their markets better and penetrate them faster than their competition.
Leading technology companies that IDG Ventures has invested in include BabyCenter, F5 Networks, Netscape, Service Metrics and VA Linux in North America and Baidu, Ctrip, Sohu, Tencent and VinaGame in Asia.
Our India portfolio consists of 3D Solid Compression, Agile, Apalya, Aujas Networks, ConnectM, eShakti, FieldEZ, Firstcry, Forus, Heckyl, iCreate, iProf, iViZ, Kreeda, Manthan Systems, Myntra, Newgen Software, Ozone Media, Perfint, Sourcebits, Theramyt, Unbxd, Valyoo Technologies, Vserv and Zivame.
For more information, please visit www.idgvcindia.com
Sundaram Finance Limited
Sequoia Capital India Advisors Pvt Ltd
Sequoia Capital in India currently manages funds capitalized at close to US $1.4 billion and invests across venture, growth and late stage opportunities. It takes a long term view on investments and plays the role of an active, value added partner to entrepreneurs, business families and management teams. Over the last 6 years, Sequoia Capital has invested in more than 65 Indian companies including Café Coffee Day, Druva, Idea Cellular, Just Dial, Mu Sigma, ParasPharma, Prizm Payments and Vasan Health Care. Sequoia Capital in India operates out of offices in Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi.
Globally, Sequoia Capital has an unparalleled track record of partnering with entrepreneurs to create global market leaders. Sequoia Capital has been an early investor in companies such as Google, Cisco, Yahoo, YouTube, LinkedIn and Apple Computers. Sequoia Capital maintains dedicated teams in the US, China, India and Israel.
To learn more about Sequoia Capital India visit: www.sequoiacap.com/india
Spark Capital Advisors (India) Pvt Ltd
Established in 2001 with an objective to “Enhance Value” for its clients, Spark Capital (www.sparkcapital.in) is one of South India’s leading mid-market, full service, life cycle investment banks with strong referenceable client relationships and service capabilities
Promoted, owned and privately held by an active management; run by ~60 professionals, with offices in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai
Aggregate experience of 250+ man years across investment banking, stock broking, asset management, corporate banking, project finance, consulting and auditing
Ventureast Fund Advisors (India) Pvt Ltd
Ventureast is anInstitutional member of The Chennai Angels.
Ventureast is an Indian VC fund manager with close to $300 million under management. The company has a rich history of investing in innovative businesses across multiple sectors, and multiple stages of a business, from seed and early to growth stages.
Ventureast was established in the mid-90’s by a team of founders with rich entrepreneurial experience. Ventureast is led by Sarath Naru and a strong founding team which has been together for over a decade now. The team consists of Ramesh Alur, Raghuveer Mendu, Siddhartha Das, Chandra Shekhar Reddy Kundur and Venkatadri Bobba.
Ventureast’s first fund, APIDC Venture Capital Fund, catalysed the first effective privatisation of a financial institution in India. This became the platform from which many series of funds sprung up.
Subsequently, the Ventureast Tenet Fund was set up in a unique partnership with the Tenet Group of IIT Madras, a first-of-its-kind incubation, seed and early stage fund in India. Ventureast Tenet Fund II was set up in 2007 with a similar sector focus. These funds enable the company to foster seed stage companies which build unique technologies/ products/ applications in technology (internet, mobile and cloud), and technology-enabled (healthcare, education, financial services and cleantech) sectors. Additionally, the Fund focuses on startups which better leverage technologies to gain rapid leadership in meeting the needs of the digital divide/bottom of the pyramid sectors in India.
Ventureast launched the Biotechnology Venture Fund in 2005, the first Life Sciences focussed Indian venture capital fund. Investments from this fund included cross–border deals, drug discovery and the biodiesel space. Its successor fund, the Ventureast Life Fund, set up in 2011, focuses on cleantech,food& agriculture, and healthcare sectors.
The Ventureast Proactive Fund, launched in 2008, focuses on early to growth stage companies in the technology-enabled sectors, with primary emphasis on India’s needs. Investments made by this fund span a wide range of areas including infrastructure related services, retail and consumer driven sectors.
TVS CAPITAL FUNDS LTD
TVS Capital Funds Limited is an Institutional member of The Chennai Angels.
TVS Capital Funds Limited was founded in September 2007, by Gopal Srinivasan of TVS Group, who brings over twenty five years of entrepreneurial and operational experience.
TVS Capital Funds Ltd manages the TVS Shriram Growth Fund I which is a Rs.600 crore domestic rupee fund (Scheme 1A) established with a vision to develop and nurture India’s mid-cap businesses into world class companies. The fund targets investments across consumer driven opportunities such as, retail, healthcare, education, food & agro, FMCG, facilities management and so on. The fund has made 12 investments from Scheme 1A. TVS Shriram Growth Fund is registered with SEBI under the Venture Capital Funds regulations.
TVS Capital Funds is currently in the process of raising funds under Scheme 1B for topping up TVS Shriram Growth Fund I. It is leveraging the momentum of Scheme 1A and continuing with the same theme. The fund will be a strategic growth partner that understands the nuances of building businesses and offer management expertise and professional services along the expansion path. The sponsors of the fund are the TVS Group and Shriram Group.
TVS and Shriram Groups bring a proven business culture, infrastructure, and a wide network of relationships across several sectors and geographical regions to the nextgen entrepreneurs of India.