Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ankur Bansal


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Total investments 45
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 7.50
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Supply Chain Management
  • SaaS

In 2016 was created BlackSoil, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Mumbai. The company was established in Asia in India.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the BlackSoil, startups are often financed by Kalaari Capital, Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trifecta Capital Advisors, Sequoia Capital India, Recruit Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by, Matrix Partners India, Gaja Capital.

The current fund was established by Ankur Bansal.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this BlackSoil performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 49 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2017.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Truweight, Rubique, Intelligence Node. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Real Time. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Human Resources
Staffing Agency
$1M19 Apr 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


13 Apr 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India


Data Visualization
Financial Services
24 Mar 2022 Pune, Maharashtra, India


Supply Chain Management
28 Feb 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India


Consumer Electronics
16 Feb 2022 California, United States


Food and Beverage
Snack Food
$9M12 Jan 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


$400K10 Jan 2022 -


Financial Services
Small and Medium Businesses
Supply Chain Management
$1M06 Jan 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India


Business Development
$6M18 Nov 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


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