IDG Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Sudhir Sethi TC Meenakshisundaram


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Total investments 207
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 100
Rounds per year 9.41
Lead investments 52
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 36
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology

In 2000 was created IDG Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Bangalore. The venture was found in Asia in India. IDG Ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Advertising. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lime, Sense, Topica Edtech Group. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the IDG Ventures, startups are often financed by Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA), Indian Angel Network, GV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA), Chiratae Ventures, Pilot House Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Accel, IDG Capital, Inventus India.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from IDG Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this IDG Ventures performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Redcliffe Lifetech

Emergency Medicine
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Life Science
$61M05 May 2022 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India


Artificial Intelligence
Natural Language Processing
$1M18 Apr 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


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

Aura Smart Systems

Industrial Automation
Smart Home
24 Feb 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Cloud Computing
Cloud Management
Machine Learning
$500K09 Feb 2022 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$22M23 Jan 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Packaging Services
$110M06 Dec 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

LoveLocal (formerly m.Paani)

Business Intelligence
Local Shopping
Retail Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
Social Entrepreneurship
$18M28 Oct 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Health Care
18 Oct 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


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