Blume Ventures

Blume Ventures

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Headquarters Location

India, Mumbai

About

Blume Ventures was established in 2011, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Mumbai. The VC's location is in Asia, India.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are E-Commerce, Health Care. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 16 more areas of investment. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are GreyOrange, Kaleidofin, Rizort. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - India. However, start-ups from 3 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund.

The fund was established by Karthik Reddy, Sanjay Nath. Besides the listed founders, we have found 8 key employees of this fund in our database.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. In comparison with other funds, Blume Ventures makes 20 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. In real terms, this VC performs 15 percentage points more exits than other funds. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Blume Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Besides Blume Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Rajan Anandan, Nexus Venture Partners, BEENEXT and 51 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are BEENEXT, Accel, Nexus Venture Partners, the total number of co-investors is 79. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sequoia Capital India, BEENEXT, Accel, as well as 71 other investors.

Year Founded

2011

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: blume.vc; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

13-24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

21.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x5

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.8 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.5 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Nexus Venture Partners, BEENEXT

Funds Investing Together

BEENEXT, Accel, Nexus Venture Partners

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Sequoia Capital India, BEENEXT, Accel

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