Falcon Edge Capital

Founded 2011
Founders Anirudh Singh Navroz D. Udwadia

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Total investments 49
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$97M
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 4.90
Lead investments 19
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Artificial Intelligence
Summary

In 2011 was created Falcon Edge Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Olacabs, OfBusiness, DealShare. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Lending, Ride Sharing. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the Falcon Edge Capital, startups are often financed by Matrix Partners India, Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital India, Matrix Partners India, Accel. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tekne Capital, InnoVen Capital, Epiq Capital.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The typical startup value when the investment from Falcon Edge Capital is more than 1 billion dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ola Electric Mobility

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Manufacturing
Marketing
Sales
30 Aug 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

1K Kirana Bazaar

Consumer
Retail
$6M17 Aug 2021 Gurgaon, Haryana, India

OfBusiness

Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$160M31 Jul 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India

GudangAda

B2B
E-Commerce
Internet
Logistics
Marketplace
Supply Chain Management
$100M21 Jul 2021 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Lenskart

Delivery
E-Commerce
Eyewear
Fashion
Health Care
Internet
Shopping
$214M19 Jul 2021 Faridabad, Haryana, India

Swiggy

Delivery Service
E-Commerce Platforms
Food Delivery
Food Processing
Internet
Restaurants
Snack Food
$1B12 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Locus.sh

Automation/Workflow Software
Big Data
Business/Productivity Software
Data Visualization
Logistics
Software
$50M02 Jun 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Mensa Brands

Venture Capital
$50M31 May 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Moglix

B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Mobile
$120M17 May 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore
News
Indonesian B2B marketplace GudangAda raises more than $100M in new funding

– GudangAda, a Jakarta-based marketplace that brings wholesalers closer to retail stores and other buyers, announced it has closed a Series B of more than $100 million.
– The company says the round was oversubscribed, passing its initial target of $75 million.
– The funding was led by Asia Partners and Falcon Edge, with participation from Sequoia Capital India, Alpha JWC and Wavemaker Partners.
– This brings GudangAda’s total raised so far to about $135 million.
– Its last funding was a $25.4 million Series A last year, led by Sequoia Capital India and Alpha JWC.
– Founded in January 2019, GudangAda is now used by half a million SMEs and covers 500 cities in Indonesia.

Wugen Raises $172 Million to Advance Clinical Stage Memory NK Cell Platform, Progress Best-In-Class AML Program, and Initiate Multiple Solid Tumor Trials

– Wugen, Inc. completed an oversubscribed $172m Series B financing led by Abingworth and Tybourne Capital Management, and joined by new investors Fidelity Management and Research Company, Intermediate Capital Group, Sands Capital, Aisling Capital Management, Alexandria Venture Investments, Velosity Capital and Falcon Edge Capital.
– Existing investors, including RiverVest Venture Partners, LYZZ Capital, and Lightchain Capital, also participated.
– In connection with the financing, Bali Muralidhar, M.D., Ph.D., Managing Partner at Abingworth, Bosun Hau, Managing Director at Tybourne Capital Management, and Peter Kiener, Ph.D., Venture Partner at ICG, will join Wugen’s Board of Directors.

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