Investors

Active Investors in India include incubators, accelerators, angels, syndicates, venture capital funds and global private equity funds.

Lets start with incubators and accelerators. India has close to 1000 incubators / accelerators. All top management colleges and engineering colleges have ecells and these are also called incubators and accelerators.

Seed Fund / Grant of less than Rs. 50 Lacs

  1. SINE – IIT Mumbai
  2. IIM Ahmedabad
  3. IIM Bangalore NSRCEL
  4. IIT Mandi
  5. BITS SPARK at BITS Pilani
  6. dlabs at ISB Hyderabad
  7. iventure at ISB Hyderabad
  8. Amethi Innovation Incubator, NOIDA
  9. Amrita TBI
  10. SR University
  11. NCL, Pune
  12. VIT TBI
  13. IIM Kozhikode
  14. 70 Atal Innovation Centers across India.

    ANGEL Investor Networks / Syndicates
  15. Campus Angel Network by Chandran Krishnan
  16. Indian Angel Network by Padmaja Ruparel
  17. Mumbai Angels
  18. Bangalore
  19. Hyderabad
  20. The Chennai Angels
  21. Chandigarh Angels Network
  22. Eaglewings Ventures by Atul Javeri
  23. Induckt Ventures by Ayush Goyal
  24. Bharat Founders Fund
  25. Angel List India
  26. Cap 70 Angels
  27. Ah ventures, Mumbai by Abhijit Kumar.
  28. JITO Innovation Foundation
  29. Digital Futurist Angel Network by Harvinder
  30. Faad Network by Aditya Arora
  31. Venture Catalysts by Dr. Apoorv Kumar Sharma
  32. 9Unicorns Accelerator Fund
  33. Yatra Angel Network
  34. Rajasthan Angels Innovators Network (RAIN), Jaipur by Mahavir Sharma
  35. Ventureeast by Sarath Naru
  36. Social Alpha
  37. Let’s Venture
  38. Lead Angels by Sushanto Mitra
  39. CIO angel network
  40. Stanford Angels India
  41. Deshpande Startup by Gururaj Desh Deshpande
  42. Axilor Ventures
  43. Z Nation Lab
  44. Peer Capital by Ankur Pahwa
  45. iCreate, Ahmedabad by Thyagrajan K
  46. GHV Accelerator
  47. Derbi foundation
  48. Villgro
  49. Seed fund by Mahesh Murthy
  50. Nasscom 10000 startups
  51. Telangana We Hub
  52. India Accelerator
  53. GSF Accelerator

    Early Stage Investors Rs 50 Lacs to 1 Cr.
  54. Antler
  55. Inflection Point Ventures
  56. We Founder Circle and their new investor portal Invstt by Neeraj Tyagi
  57. Idea Spring Capital
  58. Anicut Capital
  59. Neon Fund
  60. 100x VC by Sanjay Mehta
  61. Humming Bird VC
  62. Innoven Capital
  63. Gruhas
  64. Native Lead Angels, Madurai.
  65. 99SA.VC by Sanjay Enishetty
  66. Marwari Catalysts by Sushil Sharma
  67. Incubate Fund
  68. Sprout Venture Partners
  69. W Health Ventures
  70. YourNest 
  71. All IN Capital by Kushal Bhagia
  72. Titan Capital
  73. Piper Serica Advisors
  74. Carpediem Capital by Abhishek Sharman
  75. India Accelerator
  76. Altius Venture Partners by Navyug Mohnot
  77. Brand Capital by Times of India Group headed by Srini Vudayagiri
  78. IVY Growth Associates, Surat by Anuj Tosniwal
  79. Startup X Seed
  80. Rainmatter
  81. Evolvence India
  82. Altius Ventures
  83. Thinqbate
  84. Kyt Ventures
  85. Angel Scions, Kolkata
  86. O2 Angels Network by Rajesh Ranjan
  87. Dexter Angels
  88. Huddle
  89. White Unicorn Ventures
  90. Seeders
  91. Real Time Angel Fund
  92. Light Rock India
  93. Malabar Investments
  94. Seeders
  95. Naspers
  96. Y Combinator
  97. Riidl
  98. Legatum
  99. Vertex Ventures
  100. Advantage Edge VC by Kunal Khattar
  101. Padup Ventures
  102. Astarc Ventures by Kishore Musale of Astarc Group.
  103. Health Start for #medtech ventures
  104. Aurum Ventures for real estate ventures
  105. Encubay for women entrepreneurs
  106. Electropreneur Park for electronics

    Some large companies run innovation / startup programs
  107. Reliance Jio
  108. Maruti
  109. Mahindra
  110. Cisco Launch Pad and Cisco Investments
  111. Target
  112. Google and its growth fund, Capital G
  113. Microsoft and M12
  114. Intel
  115. Shell (Innovate with Shell)
  116. Castrol
  117. Bosch Startup Harbour and Innovate
  118. Nvidia

    And second last is the list of venture capitalist active in India that invest from Rs 1 Cr to 200 Cr.
  119. Blume Ventures by Karthik Reddy
  120. Fluid VC
  121. Prime Venture Partners
  122. Saama Venture Capital
  123. Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd, Ahmedabad
  124. Sucseed Innovation, Hyderabad by Vikrant Varshney
  125. Lightbox VC
  126. Capria VC
  127. Speciale Invest
  128. Coinbase Ventures
  129. Unicorn India Ventures Advisors
  130. Next Orbit Ventures by Ajay Jalan
  131. Iron Pillar Fund
  132. True North
  133. Divitas Capital
  134. SEAF
  135. Agility Ventures
  136. Anthill Ventures by Prasad Vanga
  137. Stellaris Venture Partners
  138. Modulor Capital
  139. Catamaran
  140. Omnivore VC
  141. Pi Ventures
  142. Pravega VC
  143. Sixth Sense Ventures by Nikhil Vora
  144. Orios Venture Partners
  145. Z3 Partners
  146. Samridhi Fund
  147. Sherpalo Ventures by Ram Shriram
  148. Eight Roads
  149. India Quotient by Anand Lunia
  150. Westbridge Capital
  151. March Capital
  152. Venture Highway
  153. Beenext
  154. Sequoia Capital by Ashish Agarwal is now called Peak XV
  155. Kalaari Capital by Vani Kola
  156. SeaLink Capital Partners
  157. Nexus Venture Partners
  158. Qualcomm Ventures by Rama Bethmangalkar
  159. Omidyar Network
  160. Pentathlon Ventures, Pune
  161. Chiratae Ventures
  162. Jungle VC
  163. Trifecta Capital
  164. Nirvana Ventures by Amit Patni
  165. Matrix Partners by Avnish Bajaj
  166. Norwest Venture Partners
  167. IVY Venture Capital by Vikram Gupta
  168. 3one4 Capital
  169. Whiteboard Capital
  170. Avataar Ventures
  171. Warburg Pincus
  172. Vertex Ventures, Singapore
  173. TVS Capital
  174. Fireside Ventures
  175. Better Capital by Vaibhav Domkundwar, Pune.
  176. Elevation Capital by Mukul Arora
  177. SAIF Partners, China
  178. Alpha Wave Global
  179. Artha Ventures
  180. A91 Partners
  181. Kedaara Capital Investment Managers Ltd
  182. Saama VC
  183. ABC World Asia
  184. Menterra Venture Advisors
  185. Lumis Partners
  186. Advent International
  187. Altimeter Capital
  188. Endiya Partners, Hyderabad by Abhishek Srivastava
  189. Stride Ventures
  190. Roots Ventures, Mumbai by Gaurav Navani
  191. SIDBI Ventures
  192. Lok Capital
  193. Alteria Capital
  194. Sofina Group
  195. Kae Capital by Sasha Mirchandani
  196. Artha Group
  197. New Atlantic Ventures
  198. Premji Invest and Wipro Ventures are two separate entities.
  199. JSW Ventures
  200. Info Edge Ventures and Portfolio
  201. Gemba Capital
  202. Ascent Capital
  203. Sharrp Ventures by Harsh Mariwala
  204. Accel and their new platform, Seed to Scale
  205. Sapphire Ventures
  206. Kaizenvest
  207. Sands Capital
  208. Saama VC
  209. Elevar Equity
  210. Strive VC
  211. D1 Capital
  212. Arrow Capital
  213. RTP Global VC
  214. Ribbit Capital
  215. Pantera Capital
  216. Charles River Ventures
  217. Ankur Capital

    And finally we are on to the last section of this list. The Pre IPO investors also called private equity funds. These companies normally deal with Rs 8000 Cr or USD 1 billion on an average per deal. Most of these have global teams.
  218. Tiger Global
  219. Gaja Capital
  220. Kotak Alternate Asset Managers Ltd
  221. Chrys Capital
  222. Leap Frog Investments
  223. General Catalyst Partners
  224. Alkeon Capital
  225. Temasek, Singapore
  226. Carlyle Global Investments
  227. Beenos, Japan
  228. Norvest Venture Partners
  229. Axis Capital Partners
  230. Eqip Capital
  231. Berkshire Hathway
  232. Apax Partners
  233. B Capital
  234. Fairfax Financial
  235. General Atlantic
  236. Warburg Pincus
  237. Vy Capital
  238. Bond Capital
  239. Soft Bank, Japan
  240. Glade Brook Capital
  241. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)
  242. Bertelsmann India Investments
  243. Fidelity
  244. Iconiq Capital
  245. Invest Corp
  246. DST Global
  247. Moore Strategic Ventures
  248. Andreessen Horowitz
  249. TR Capital
  250. M & G Plc
  251. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (OTPP)
  252. Wheelhouse Ventures
  253. Bessemer Venture Partners
  254. Coatue Management LLC
  255. Contrary Capital
  256. Faering Capital
  257. GSV Ventures
  258. Gunosy Capital
  259.  Lone Pine Capital
  260. Vestinwolf
  261. Hillhouse Capital
  262. International Finance Corporation, Insight Venture Partners
  263. Inventus Capital Partners
  264. Invesco
  265. Kedaara Capital
  266. Kinnevik
  267. Mayfield
  268. Motilal Oswal Private Equity
  269. Paragon Partners
  270. Prosus Ventures
  271. QED Investors
  272. Qatar Investment Authority
  273. Simile Venture Partners
  274. Sistema Asia Capital
  275. Speed Invest, Germany
  276. Stakeboat Capital
  277. Steadview Capital Management
  278. StepStone Group
  279. TA Associates
  280. TCV Ventures
  281. Dragoneer Investment Group
  282. The Raine Group
  283. TPG Growth
  284. Tribe Capital

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