Lightspeed India Partners

Founded 2004


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Total investments 55
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 3.24
Lead investments 23
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

Lightspeed India Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2004. The company was established in Asia in India. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New Delhi.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Lightspeed India Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital India, Y Combinator, Trifecta Capital Advisors. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital India, Venture Highway, Y Combinator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Venture Highway, Sequoia Capital India.

We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

When the investment is from Lightspeed India Partners the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Business Development, Mobile. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Oyo Rooms, BYJU'S, Udaan. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$10M05 Sep 2021 India, Mumbai


$2M31 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco


E-Commerce Platforms
$3M30 Aug 2021 India, Gurugram


$72M18 Jul 2021 India, Delhi


Consumer Applications
$545K23 Jun 2021 India, Mumbai


Human Resources
Staffing Agency
$70M16 Jun 2021 India, Bengaluru


$16M04 May 2021 India, Bengaluru


Human Resources
Staffing Agency
$12M02 Mar 2021 India, Bengaluru


Financial Services
$15M17 Feb 2021 India, Bengaluru
Rattle raises $2.8M from Lightspeed and Sequoia to modernize enterprise sales stack
– Rattle is building a real-time and collaborative “connectivity tissue” to address the siloed nature of modern record-keeping and intelligence platforms. – The startup announced that it has raised a seed round of $2.8 million from Lightspeed and Sequoia Capital India. – Amy Chang (EVP at Cisco & Disney board member), Ellen Levy (early investor in Outreach), Jake Seid (early investor in Brex & Carta), and Krish & Raman (the founders of unicorn SaaS firm Chargebee) also participated in the round. &... Read more
Two months after its Series A, Pintu gets $35M in new funding led by Lightspeed
– Indonesian crypto assets platform Pintu has closed a $35m Series A+. – The new round was led by Lightspeed Ventures, with participation from returning investors like Alameda Ventures, Ventures, Castle Island Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Intudo Ventures and Pantera Capital. – Pintu is the latest investment app in Southeast Asia to quickly raise a much larger follow-on round as interest in retail investing grows. Read more


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