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New Silk Route

Founders Rajat Gupta



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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Telecommunications
  • Solar
  • Energy
  • Coffee

In 2006 was created New Silk Route, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 26 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2010. Opposing the other organizations, this New Silk Route works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the New Silk Route, startups are often financed by MissionPoint Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vedanta Capital, The Westly Group, Pacific Corporate Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by InnoVen Capital, IDFC Private Equity.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Amonix, Coffee Day Enterprises, Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd

The fund was created by Rajat Gupta.

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CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$129M21 Apr 2010 Torrance, California, United States


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Total investments 17
Average round size 29M
Rounds per year 1.00
Peak activity year 2010
Lead investments 5
Follow on index 0.06
Exits 6
Group Appearance index 0.24

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$129M21 Apr 2010 Torrance, California, United States
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