Gemba Capital

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Adith Podhar


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Total investments 35
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 7.00
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Software

Gemba Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The main department of described VC is located in the Mumbai. The venture was found in Asia in India.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Food Delivery, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Shopkirana For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The fund was created by Adith Podhar. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Gemba Capital, startups are often financed by Lead Angels Network, Incubate Fund, Jaikumar Nair. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Astarc Ventures, Whiteboard Capital, Vivek Kumar. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SOSV, MOX, Better Capital.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Supply Chain Management
Transaction Processing
$7M16 Dec 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


$5M19 Nov 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


$3M20 Oct 2021 Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India


Virtual Workforce
$4M04 Oct 2021 Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Web Apps
$1M20 Sep 2021 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Grip Invest

Angel Investment
Commercial Lending
Financial Services
Funding Platform
Impact Investing
Micro Lending
$3M11 Aug 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India


Commercial Real Estate
Financial Services
Real Estate Investment
$6M29 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Consumer Applications
$545K23 Jun 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Employee Benefits
Health Care
Health Insurance
Human Resources
$15M30 May 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Plum Raises $15.6M in Series A Funding

– Plum, a Bengaluru, India-based group health insurance startup, raised $15.6m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, Tanglin Venture Partners, Incubate Fund and Gemba Capital, as well as Kunal Shah (founder, Cred), Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh (founders of Unacademy), Lalit Keshre, Harsh Jain and Ishan Bansal (founders of Groww), Ramakant Sharma & Anuj Srivastava (founders of Livspace), and Douglas Feirstein (founder of Hired).
– The company intends to use the funds to further scale engineering, business development and operations teams.


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