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Lightspeed India Partners

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 82
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$29M
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 4.56
Lead investments 25
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.39
Exits 4
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
Summary

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Exponent Energy

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
$13M17 Aug 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Wheelocity

E-Commerce
Freight Service
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Warehousing
$9M12 Jul 2022 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Pepper Content

Content
Content Marketing
Media and Entertainment
$14M08 Jun 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Rattle

SaaS
Sales
Software
$26M05 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

CredAvenue

Finance
Financial Services
PaaS
$137M06 Mar 2022 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Scrut Automation

Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$3M03 Feb 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

SuperShare

Internet
Software
VoIP
$6M02 Feb 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Darwinbox

Application Performance Management
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$72M24 Jan 2022 India, Andhra Pradesh, India

GlobalBees

E-Commerce
Retail
$110M28 Dec 2021 Delhi, Delhi, India
News
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.
– The startup, which launched its offering in March, is already seeing over 70% conversion rate among enterprises that have given it a try.
– Rattle has amassed over 50 customers, including Terminus, Olive, Litmus, Imply and Parse.ly.

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, Blockchain.com 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.

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