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Matrix Partners India

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Avnish Bajaj Rishi Navani


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Total investments 190
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 98
Rounds per year 11.88
Lead investments 57
Follow on index
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Exits 8
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Apps
  • Software

Matrix Partners India is the famous VC, which was founded in 2006. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Mumbai. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in India.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Matrix Partners India performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Matrix Partners India the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

The fund was created by Avnish Bajaj, Rishi Navani. The overall number of key employees were 5.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Mobile. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Olacabs, Shopclues, Ola Electric

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Matrix Partners India, startups are often financed by Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Omidyar Network, Kunal Shah, Tiger Global Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, Omidyar Network, Falcon Edge Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$3M27 Sep 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Artificial Intelligence
$10M21 Sep 2022 -


Service Industry
Supply Chain Management
$2M15 Sep 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Financial Services
$15M08 Aug 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Financial Services
$20M03 Aug 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

FPL Technologies

Financial Services
$104M13 Jul 2022 Pune, Maharashtra, India


$26M11 Jul 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


$7M05 Jul 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India


$2M29 Jun 2022 Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Dukaan Raises $11M in Pre-Series A Funding

– Dukaan is a Bengaluru, India-based platform for merchants with zero programming skills to set up their e-commerce site.
– Company raised $11m in pre-Series A funding round.
– The round was led by 640 Oxford Ventures with participation from Snow Leopard Ventures, Lightspeed Partners, Matrix Partners India, Venture Catalyst, HOF Capital, Old Well Ventures, LetsVenture, 9Unicorns and angels Ritesh Agarwal, and Carl Pei.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s business reach and technology efforts.

Zupee Raises $30M in Series B, at Over $500M Valuation

– Zupee from India is an online skill-based gaming platform startup.
– The company closed a $30m Series B funding at over $500M valuation.
– The round was co-led by WestCap Group and Tomales Bay Capital, with participation from Matrix Partners India.
– The new investment will be used to scale efforts through expansion of product portfolio and market reach and hiring of global talent.


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