Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP)
Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) is a top VC that invests in early-stage, hyper-growth startups, partnering closely with entrepreneurs to build durable businesses. BVP is a global firm with offices in Menlo Park, Cambridge, New York, Boston, at Bangalore in India, Herzliya, Israel and Brazil. Beyond roadmap investing, the everyday priority of BVP professionals is applying their startup experience to support the entrepreneurs they back.
Bessemer is now 103 years old, with 110 IPOs , worth US $1.6 Billion and has provided capital to Indian companies such as Snapdeal, Mediassist, Ganesh Housing, Spanco, Nephro Plus, Motilal Oswal, Sarovar, Matrimony.com, etc.,. More than 100 Bessemer companies have gone public, including recent IPO’s from Cornerstone, BroadSoft, LinkedIn, Yelp, Millennial Media, Eloqua and LifeLock.
Nirvana Ventures Advisors
Nirvana Ventures Advisors is one of India’s premier technology focused venture capital funds. It began operations in 2011 with a focus on early stage investing in internet, mobile and network companies in India. The fund is managed by M/s. Rajan Mehra and Amit Patni – who bring with them decades of operating and investing experience at organizations like eBay, Clearstone Ventures and the Patni Group. The fund partners with competent entrepreneurs and engages with companies early in their life cycle.
Apart from providing capital, Nirvana leverages the experience and expertise of the team to add value to portfolio companies around business strategy and team building. The fund currently has a portfolio of five investee companies. Viz.,Transerv, Zopper (formerly known as reviews42), Games2Win, Jombay.com, and Remedinet Technologies. visit the site to know more about Nirvana Venture Advisors.
Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala of RARE enterprises is a Veteran investor, who was described by Economic Times as "Pied Piper of Indian bourses”. Like Warren Buffett, he is a long term investor.
Mr. Jhunjhunwala is the Chairman of Aptech Limited and Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and sits on the Board of Directors of various Indian companies such as Prime Focus Limited, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited, Bilcare Limited, Praj Industries Limited, Provogue India Limited, Concord Biotech Limited, Innovasynth Technologies (I) Limited, Mid Day Multimedia Limited, Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited, Viceroy Hotels Limited and Tops Security Limited. As of late 2012 his portfolio included A2Z Maintenance, Titan Industries - 7.5% stake, CRISIL -7.85% stake, [Geometric] - 19.14% stake, [Lupin Ltd.] - 1.87% stake and Karur Vysya Bank.