Top 6 Venture Capitals in India

Top 6 Venture Capitals in India

Now India climbed to 3rd position in the startup ecosystem. China and USA has 2 and 1 position. Between 2014 and the first quarter of 2022, 57,000 startups were launched in India. Due to the boom in the startup ecosystem in India, venture capital is also booming. These are the 6 major players in Venture capital eco system.

1. Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures is the investment department of Qualcomm Inc. Founded in 2000, the fund has over 150 active portfolio companies.

Top investments: Boat, Ola, 9 Taxis, Cruise Automation, Fitbit, Invensense, NQ Mobile, Waze, Zoom, Jio Digital Life, Mind Tickle, Shadow Fax, Zinier, Ninjacart 

  • Founded By : Paul Jacobs
  • Founded in : 2000
  • Stages : Early Stage , Late Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : AI, Automotive , 5G, Metaverse , IOT

2. Kalaari

Kalaari is a $160 million venture capital fund with a strong advisory team in Bangalore investing in early-stage, technology-oriented companies in India.

Top investment: Elevar, Blue Stone, MilkBasket, Cure.fit, SimpliLearn, Dream11, Haptik, Phable, Vogo Automotive, Urban Ladder, Simplilearn, ScoopWhoop.

  • Founded By : Vani Kola
  • Founded in : 2012
  • Stages : Early Stage , Late Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : IT, mobile , healthcare, software and service

3. Blume Ventures

Blume Ventures is a venture capital firm in India. Founded in 2011 by Karthik Reddy and Sanjay Nath, it invests in early-stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and debt financing.

Top investments: Purplle, Dunzo, LBB, Cashify, HealthifyMe, Unacademy, Intrcity, Instamojo. 

  • Founded By : Karthik Reddt and Sanjay Nath
  • Founded in : 2011
  • Stages : Early Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : Agritech, Cleantech, B2B services, Commerce, EdTech, SaaS, FinTech

4. Matrix Partners India

Matrix Partners India was established in 2006, and invests across a variety of sectors including consumer technology, B2B, enterprise, fintech, among others.

Top investments :Country Delight, itilite, DSLR Technologies, RocketLane, Chumbak, DailyHunt, Dukaan, FIITJEE Sector:  

  • Founded By : Avnish Bajaj and Rishi Navani
  • Founded in : 2006
  • Stages : Early Stage , Late Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : Consumer technology, enterprise, fintech, healthcare, Edtech

5. Nexus Venture Partners

Nexus is a US-based venture capital firm that seeks to invest in consumer products, consumer services, information technology, 

Top investments: Zomato, FingerprintJS, Entos, Apollo.io, Growth Book, StackBlitz, Delhivery, Unacademy, Postman, Snapdeal, Rapido, OLX, Hasura, Urbanic, Zepto.

  • Founded By : Suvir Sujan, Sandeep singhal, Naren Gupta
  • Founded in : 2006
  • Stages : Early Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : Consumer products, consumer services, information technology, e-commerce, big data, b2b payments, SaaS, artificial intelligence, machine learning

6. Trifecta capital Advisors

Trifecta Capital Advisors provide financing to early-stage technology ventures in India. The company focuses on offering venture debt to businesses that combine loans with limited equity ownership rights.

  • Founded By : Rahul Khanna and Nilesh Kothari
  • Founded in : 2014
  • Stages : Early Stage , Late Stage , Seed funding
  • Sector : Tech, Consumer and health care
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