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Pi Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Manish Singhal Umakant Soni


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Total investments 35
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 5.83
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device

Pi Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The company was established in Asia in India. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Bangalore.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Pi Ventures, startups are often financed by Binny Bansal, Axilor Ventures, Venture Highway. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Axilor Ventures, Binny Bansal, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Binny Bansal, SIDBI, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical Device, Psychology. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. 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 Wysa, FrontdeskAI,

When the investment is from Pi Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. This Pi Ventures works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

This organization was formed by Manish Singhal, Umakant Soni. The overall number of key employees were 3.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Drone Management
$1M29 Sep 2022 Lewes, Delaware, United States


Funding Platform
07 Sep 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Ottonomy Inc

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Delivery Service
$3M02 Aug 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
Medical Device
$20M14 Jul 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$4M12 Apr 2022 Faridabad, Haryana, India


$7M20 Oct 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Pyxis One

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Machine Learning
$17M15 Sep 2021 Burlingame, California, United States


Life Science
$1M09 Sep 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ai Palette

Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$4M24 Aug 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore
Pyxis One Raises $17M to Democratize Codeless AI in Marketing as a SaaS Offering

– Pyxis One closed $17M in Series B funding.
– With total funding of $24M, the tech startup plans to use this round of capital for investments in product development, and to expand to new markets.
Celesta Capital and Premji Invest co-led the round with participation from previous investors Chiratae Ventures, pi Ventures, and Exfinity Venture Partners.
– Pyxis One enables enterprises to scale accurate data-driven marketing.
– The startup’s codeless AI ecosystem comprises dozens of AI models deployed across different aspects such as targeting, optimization, creative recommendation, and consumer research, enabling a complete ecosystem that can help teams collaborate, and leverage capabilities enabled by the adoption of AI.

Ai Palette raises $4.4M to help companies react faster to consumer trends

– Ai Palette, a startup that uses machine learning to help companies spot trends in real time and get them retail-ready, raised $4.4m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by pi Ventures and Exfinity Venture Partners, and also included participation from returning backers food tech venture firm AgFunder and Decacorn Capital, and new investor Anthill Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand into more markets and fill engineering and data science roles.


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