Bharat Innovation Fund Founded 2017
Founders Ashwin Raguraman Shyam Menon
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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 1.25
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits -
Key employees -
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Oil and Gas

In 2017 was created Bharat Innovation Fund, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Ahmedabad. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in India.

This organization was formed by Ashwin Raguraman, Shyam Menon.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Augmented Reality, Computer. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Detect Technologies, Play Shifu, CreditVidya

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Bharat Innovation Fund, startups are often financed by Kalaari Capital, IDG Ventures, CIIE. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are IDFC-Parampara Fund, SAIF Partners, Ryan Khoury.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Play Shifu
Augmented Reality
Media and Entertainment
STEM Education
Series A
7M24 Jul 2019 India, Bengaluru
Financial Services
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Series C
3M12 Jun 2021 India, Mumbai
Entropik Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Series A
8M12 Jun 2021 India, Bengaluru
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Integration
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Series A
2M12 Jun 2021 India, Mumbai
Detect Technologies
Oil and Gas
Series A
3M20 Nov 2018 India, Chennai
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