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Lightbox

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Sandeep Murthy Siddharth Talwar

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Total investments 50
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 6.25
Lead investments 19
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Food Processing
  • Food Delivery
  • Mobile Apps
  • Internet
Summary

In 2014 was created Lightbox, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in India. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mumbai.

The fund has no exact preference 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. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Cleartrip, Nua, Flintobox Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Internet.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Lightbox, startups are often financed by Sherpalo Ventures, Sequoia Capital India, Kleiner Perkins. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital India, Beenos Partners, BEENEXT. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital India, Digital Garage, BEENEXT.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Lightbox works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from Lightbox is 100-500 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 38 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund was created by sandeep murthy. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Furlenco

Application Software
Consumer
Furniture
Home Decor
Home Furnishings
Home Improvement
Information Services (B2C)
Rental
Specialty Retail
Subscription Service
$9M23 Feb 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Smartcoin

Big Data
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
$6M19 Feb 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

WayCool

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$11M13 Jan 2022 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Rooter

Content
Digital Entertainment
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Social Network
Sports
$24M12 Jan 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Rupeek

Financial Services
Internet
Lending
$34M11 Jan 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Dunzo

Delivery
Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Mobile
Mobile Apps
$240M06 Jan 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

WayCool

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$11M16 Nov 2021 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Furlenco

Application Software
Consumer
Furniture
Home Decor
Home Furnishings
Home Improvement
Information Services (B2C)
Rental
Specialty Retail
Subscription Service
$19M05 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Nua

Consumer
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
$7M28 Jun 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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