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First Cheque

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Total investments 71
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$915K
Portfolio companies 63
Rounds per year 4.44
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.10
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Health Care
Summary

First Cheque appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2008. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mumbai. The venture was found in Asia in India.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Indian Angel Network, India Quotient, Aprameya Radhakrishna. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by growX ventures, Survam Partners, StartupXseed Ventures.

The average startup value when the investment from First Cheque is 1-5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 63 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bellatrix Aerospace, Mall91. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Shopping, Financial Services. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Crux

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
$2M08 Feb 2024 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Medial

Professional Networking
Social Media
$120K17 Jan 2024 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ambitio

Education
$201K10 Jan 2024 New Delhi, Delhi, India

ofScale

Retail
$403K13 Dec 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Blitz

Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Logistics
Shipping
Transportation
$3M19 Jul 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Crux

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
$360K15 Nov 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Alokit Innovations Private Limited (Vibinex)

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Open Source
SaaS
Software Engineering
01 Nov 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

HuddleUp

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
SaaS
$550K04 May 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Zipy

Software
$2M13 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

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Total investments 71
Average round size 915K
Rounds per year 4.44
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 8
Follow on index 0.10
Group Appearance index 0.76

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Crux

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
$2M08 Feb 2024 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Medial

Professional Networking
Social Media
$120K17 Jan 2024 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ambitio

Education
$201K10 Jan 2024 New Delhi, Delhi, India

ofScale

Retail
$403K13 Dec 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Blitz

Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Logistics
Shipping
Transportation
$3M19 Jul 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Crux

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
$360K15 Nov 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Alokit Innovations Private Limited (Vibinex)

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Open Source
SaaS
Software Engineering
01 Nov 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

HuddleUp

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
SaaS
$550K04 May 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Zipy

Software
$2M13 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
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