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Surge Ahead

Surge Ahead

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Surge Ahead is the renowned Corporate Investor, which was created in 2019.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Information Technology, Software. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. Bulbulshop, Doubtnut, ShopUp are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 77 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund generally invests in 25-48 deals every year.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3 participants. Aside from Surge Ahead, start-ups are often funded by Omidyar Network, Times Internet, SeedPlus and 1 other fund. The most common co-investors for the fund are Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network, Lightspeed Venture Partners and also 2 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global Management, RTP Global, as well as 2 other investors.

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Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Omidyar Network, Times Internet, SeedPlus

Funds Investing in Following

Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global Management, RTP Global

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