Sofina

Sofina Growth is a venture capital firm specializing in early and late venture, and growth capital investments. The firm typically invests in the consumer goods, digital, education and health care sectors. It prefers to invest in India, China, South-East Asia, Western Europe and the United States. The firm invests between €15 million ($16.94 million) and €50 million ($56.45 million). Sofina Growh is based in Brussels, Belgium. Sofina Growth is a subsidiary of Sofina Société Anonyme.
JV

João Vale de Almeida

Senior Investment Manager

Harold Boël

CEO

JB

Jean-François Burguet

Senior Investment Manager

BF

Bertrand Fawe

Investment Associate

AG

Alexi Gantelme

Investment Manager

YK

Yana Kachurina

Investment Manager

AK

Anthony Keusters

Investment Manager

Xiao-Tian Loi

Senior Investment Manager

MP

Mathieu Poma

Senior Investment Manager

Benjamin Sabatier

Investment Manager

TS

Tanya Sen

Investment Manager

AM

Ainhoa Manterola Solans

Senior Investment Manager

GV

Giulia Van Waeyenberge

Senior Investment Manager

83 past transactions

Paper Boat

Series C in 2019
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2017
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

dott

Series B in 2021
Dott offers dock-less, shared electrical scooters, and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. The company is a micro-mobility European start-up, gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe. We recently raised an initial investment of €20 million, co-led by EQT Ventures and Naspers. Dott is headquartered in Amsterdam and is gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe.

Labster ApS

Series C in 2022
Labster ApS designs and develops interactive advanced lab simulations based on mathematical algorithms that support open-ended investigations for colleges, universities, and higher education. The company develops an interactive platform, where students engage with life science, biology, and biotechnology experiments. The product has been designed with 3D animations and includes educational science background information. The virtual lab simulations enables the students to work with virtual and realistic lab experiments. Labster ApS was founded in 2012 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark with additional locations in Boston, Massachusetts; Zurich, Switzerland; and Sanur, Bali.

Agrevolution

Series D in 2021
Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd. engages in distribution of agri-inputs, collection of agri-produce, and provides crop advisory. It offers DeHaat, an online marketplace and application, which provides farm products and services; electronic weighing and daily price display; processing and logistics solution; soil health management, crop selection, and crop monitoring. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Patna, India.

Cleo

Series C in 2022
Using simplicity and humour, Cleo has helped 4 million people improve their relationship with money. But she’s not a bank. She’s a platform for the 99% – an AI assistant defining a new category, one that goes beyond saving and budgets to actually changing how people feel about finances. Through chat, she provides users with deep insight about money, while suggesting personalised financial products that increase the ability to save. That said, it’s really our tone of voice that makes us special. Cleo is a product for the next generation - meeting users where they are and building the type of relationship they expect. That also means dropping the BS.

Cambridge Associates LLC

Private Equity Round in 2018
Cambridge Associates was formed in 1973 to provide investment and financial consulting services to colleges and universities, private clients and a mix of other institutional investors. Its consulting services encompass four areas: asset allocation and investment policy development, manager search and evaluation, performance measurement and reporting and capital markets and manager research. In addition, Cambridge Associates also advises on investing in alternative assets which includes clients’ analyses of existing portfolio holdings, guidance in the selection of alternative assets investments, assistance with due diligence, and portfolio performance monitoring.

Spartoo

Series C in 2012
Spartoo is a European online retailer of shoes and footwear. It is engaged in the online retail of shoes for men, women, and children. The company offers low top trainers, low smart shoes, boots and high top shoes, high top trainers, flip flops, sandals, court shoes, boots, flat shoes, and ankle and low boots. It delivers products to England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and offshore islands. Spartoo was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Grenoble, France. It has operations in Germany, England, Italy, and Spain.

Mamaearth

Series C in 2021
A brand, by a parent, for the parent. A brand which develops products from world class research and attempts to solve every little problem that we as parents face. Started by a couple Varun and Ghazal Alagh in 2016, all products under the brand go through multiple testing processes including clinical dermatology testing in Europe to make sure they are high quality, global standard products. Apart from being safe as certified by external agency MadeSafe these products are also enriched with goodness of natural ingredients like Calendula Extract, Shea butter, Jojoba Oil to name a few. Mamaearth plans to provide safe natural solution to problems ranging from morning sickness to baby colic in future.

The Hut Group Limited

Private Equity Round in 2017
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods, specifically focused on health and beauty. Built on a foundation of industry-leading technology, a world-class team and a scientific approach to building global brands, The Hut Group are fast becoming the world’s most influential online retail organisation. A true Northern Powerhouse near Manchester, THG operates over 100 high-profit websites that sell premium, non-perishable FMCG direct to consumer to the fast growing, global Health and Beauty markets via the company's in-house technology and operating platform.

Typeform S.L.

Series C in 2022
Founded circa 2012 in Barcelona, Typeform was founded by two designers: David Okuniev and Robert Muñoz. Their mission? Make online forms a little more human. Today, Typeform works on the future of online forms. Powering your brand’s interactions with beautifully designed, professional-looking online forms that people just love. Create forms, surveys, quizzes (and so much more) to grow your audience, improve just about anything, and validate (or invalidate) your best ideas. The most important interaction on the web is the exchange of information between a brand and its audience. And that exchange usually happens through online forms. We believe that, even a utility like online forms, should be remarkable. Our customers say they get more answers from their audience, and even the occasional compliment. Make every interaction count.

Myntra

Venture Round in 2014
Myntra Designs Private Limited operates an e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle products in India. The company sells a range of clothing, footwear, accessories, bags and backpacks, jewelry, and personal care products for men, women, and kids. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Bengaluru, India with regional offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai, India. As of May 22, 2014, Myntra Designs Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Flipkart Online Services Pvt. Ltd.

FORMA Brands

Private Equity Round in 2019
FORMA is an incubator, accelerator, and curator of next-generation beauty brands launching as a multi-category platform. The company celebrates, supports, and seeks those changing the world through creative expression. Each brand in its portfolio is thoughtfully selected, acquired, or created because of the products it offers, the stories it tells, and the beauty it spreads. United by a shared call to create, Forma partners with inspiring founders to provide the resources, processes, and know-how to amplify their stories.

The Hut Group Limited

Private Equity Round in 2019
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods, specifically focused on health and beauty. Built on a foundation of industry-leading technology, a world-class team and a scientific approach to building global brands, The Hut Group are fast becoming the world’s most influential online retail organisation. A true Northern Powerhouse near Manchester, THG operates over 100 high-profit websites that sell premium, non-perishable FMCG direct to consumer to the fast growing, global Health and Beauty markets via the company's in-house technology and operating platform.

BYJU’S

Series D in 2016
BYJU’S is a valuable ed-tech company at USD 10.5 billion and the creator of India’s most loved school learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging, and effective learning programs for students in classes 1 -12 and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, and IAS. BYJU'S launched its flagship product, BYJU’S - The Learning App, for classes 4-12 in 2015. Today, the app has over 42 million registered students. With an average time of 71 minutes being spent by a student on the app every day from 1700+ cities, the app is creating a whole new way of learning through visual lessons. The Disney. BYJU'S Early Learn App was launched in June 2019, a special offering from BYJU'S for students in classes 1-3 featuring Disney’s timeliness characters. In early 2019, BYJU'S also acquired Osmo, a Palo Alto-based maker of educational games to transform the whole offline to an online learning experience.

Qingzhu

Series B in 2020
Qingzhu is a hotel industry group integrating hotel management, information technology and procurement and trade. Its main business is to realize the chain of individual hotels through light franchise, and help hotels improve through brand, operation and system. Operating efficiency, increase revenue.

Verse Innovations

Series H in 2021
VerSe Innovation is a local language technology company that develops a discovery platform to consume and socialize with media. Its platform facilitates the curation of content and tracks user preferences through its vertical search and recommendation tools that provide users with personalized content and notifications.

Kopi Kenangan

Series B in 2020
Kopi Kenangan is one of several grab-and-go coffee chains trying to capitalize on the rising trend and demand for grounded coffee beverages in a country which has the lowest coffee consumption per capita in the region, despite being the world’s fourth-largest coffee exporter.

Bira 91

Series B in 2020
Bira 91 is a modern beer brand that provides flavorful beers to the new world. The company builds a strong portfolio of essential beers and drives the global shift in beer towards more colour and flavor. The company makes five beers, Bira 91 White, a low bitterness wheat beer, Bira 91 Blonde, an extra hoppy craft lager, Bira 91 Light, a low calorie lunchtime lager, Bira 91 Strong, a high intensity, high alcohol wheat beer, and Bira 91 “The IPA”, the first IPA brewed and bottled in India.

Everdrop

Series B in 2022
everdrop GmbH manufactures plastic-free packaged cleanser tablets. It offers spray bottles and laundry detergent powder. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Munich, Germany.

Skillmatics

Series B in 2022
Skillmatics was started with a clear goal – To develop innovative products and games for children which build core skills and reinforce key learning concepts – all through the joy of play! After extensive research and development, Their team of educationalists and child experts have developed a wide range of products filled with truly innovative content and highly engaging activities, all designed to be age appropriate, skill oriented and infinitely engaging for young learners.

Zhenge Biotech

Series C in 2022
Shanghai ZhenGe Biotechnology Co.,Ltd. researches and develops drugs. It also engages in mammalian cell line development, upstream development, downstream development, and formulation development for various protein therapeutics. In addition, the company provides contract development and manufacturing services; and offers IND and BLA filing services. Further, it provides platform for research and development of antibodies, transient infection, process development, N-Glycosylation, and CAR-T. Shanghai ZhenGe Biotechnology Co.,Ltd. was founded in 2017 and is based in Shanghai, China.
Birdie Care Services Limited provides a care technology platform that supports care professionals and members to monitor the health and wellbeing of an elderly relative. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in 2017 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
MedGenome is a developer of sequencing genomics-based diagnostics and research platform intended to improve global health. The company's platform applies genomics technologies, bioinformatics, computing, and big data analytics to the genetically diverse and large population to understand the genetic basis of cancer, metabolic disorders, eye disorders, and other rare diseases, enabling the healthcare industry to develop deep insights into diseases at the genetic and molecular level.

Verse Innovations

Series J in 2022
VerSe Innovation is a local language technology company that develops a discovery platform to consume and socialize with media. Its platform facilitates the curation of content and tracks user preferences through its vertical search and recommendation tools that provide users with personalized content and notifications.

Oviva

Series C in 2021
Oviva provides technology-enabled dietetic services and their goal is to help people lead happier & healthier lives. They have developed unique, personalised behaviour change programmes that combine our smartphone app and learning portal to support dietitian-led behaviour change for conditions such as type 2 diabetes and complex obesity. Their approach allows patients to achieve a better health outcome without having to attend clinic appointments, whilst saving health systems significant sums by preventing the development of complications related to these health conditions.

dott

Series B in 2022
Dott offers dock-less, shared electrical scooters, and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. The company is a micro-mobility European start-up, gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe. We recently raised an initial investment of €20 million, co-led by EQT Ventures and Naspers. Dott is headquartered in Amsterdam and is gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe.
PT Lemonilo Indonesia Sehat owns and operates an online platform that retails beauty and personal care products and food products. The company retails food products, such as snacks, vegetables, fruits, meat and seafood, baby food, and juices. It also retails personal care products, such as face treatment products, body care products, dental and oral care products, and essential oils. The platform retails health supplements and beauty supplements. The company also sells products through its retail stores. PT Lemonilo Indonesia Sehat was founded in 2016 and is based in Jakarta Barat, Indonesia.

Cred

Series E in 2021
CRED is a members-only app that rewards the user with exclusive rewards for paying credit card bills. The company is committed to protecting the data and information of its members. CRED works on the guiding principle of opt-In consent and full transparency. The company's security processes and technology implementations combined with regulatory compliance is how it access, store, and use member data.

Bira 91

Series B in 2018
Bira 91 is a modern beer brand that provides flavorful beers to the new world. The company builds a strong portfolio of essential beers and drives the global shift in beer towards more colour and flavor. The company makes five beers, Bira 91 White, a low bitterness wheat beer, Bira 91 Blonde, an extra hoppy craft lager, Bira 91 Light, a low calorie lunchtime lager, Bira 91 Strong, a high intensity, high alcohol wheat beer, and Bira 91 “The IPA”, the first IPA brewed and bottled in India.

Vizgen, Inc.

Series C in 2022
Vizgen is a privately held biotech company developing the next generation of spatially resolved, single-cell transcriptomics technology and toolbox. The company's patented MERFISH technology enables massively multiplexed, genome-scale nucleic acid imaging with high accuracy and detection efficiency at subcellular resolution. The high throughput and resolution and the low cost per cell achieved by the technology will enable a wide range of tissue-scale basic research and development and will be instrumental to efforts to discover and map cell types and states in a range of tissues and organisms.

Rohlik.cz

Series D in 2022
Rohlik is an innovative grocery delivery startup that offers a 90-minute same-day delivery service. Since its inception, Rohlik has been growing and is on track to EUR 300 mil. revenues in 2020. Rohlík is an online supermarket that delivers food and service to allow its customers to eat and live better.
PT Lemonilo Indonesia Sehat owns and operates an online platform that retails beauty and personal care products and food products. The company retails food products, such as snacks, vegetables, fruits, meat and seafood, baby food, and juices. It also retails personal care products, such as face treatment products, body care products, dental and oral care products, and essential oils. The platform retails health supplements and beauty supplements. The company also sells products through its retail stores. PT Lemonilo Indonesia Sehat was founded in 2016 and is based in Jakarta Barat, Indonesia.

dott

Debt Financing in 2022
Dott offers dock-less, shared electrical scooters, and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. The company is a micro-mobility European start-up, gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe. We recently raised an initial investment of €20 million, co-led by EQT Ventures and Naspers. Dott is headquartered in Amsterdam and is gathering the most experienced team in mobility and tech in Europe.

CoachHub

Series C in 2022
coachhub GmbH operates a digital learning and cloud coaching platform. The company offers bi-weekly personal video coaching sessions with top business coaches and personalized micro-learning nuggets added by the coach. It serves automotive, consumer goods, energy, fashion and lifestyle, financial services, industrial goods, media and entertainment, retail, technology, travel and hospitality, consulting and services, environment and sustainability, pharma and health, and real estate and construction industries. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

Dailyhunt

Venture Round in 2020
DailyHunt develops a mobile application software that gives updates on trending topics. It offers online news, books, and magazines. DailyHunt serves customers in India. Virendra Gupta founded it in 2007, with its headquarters in Bangalore in India.

SellerX

Series B in 2021
SellerX buys and builds promising smaller businesses that sell via Amazon’s platform. The company's goal is to make the acquisition experience as efficient as possible. Transactions are usually completed 30-45 days after signing a letter of intent. SellerX is backed by leading venture capital funds and has a wealth of experience purchasing businesses all over the world. It is based in Berlin and was founded in 2020.

SellerX

Venture Round in 2021
SellerX buys and builds promising smaller businesses that sell via Amazon’s platform. The company's goal is to make the acquisition experience as efficient as possible. Transactions are usually completed 30-45 days after signing a letter of intent. SellerX is backed by leading venture capital funds and has a wealth of experience purchasing businesses all over the world. It is based in Berlin and was founded in 2020.

Mamaearth

Venture Round in 2021
A brand, by a parent, for the parent. A brand which develops products from world class research and attempts to solve every little problem that we as parents face. Started by a couple Varun and Ghazal Alagh in 2016, all products under the brand go through multiple testing processes including clinical dermatology testing in Europe to make sure they are high quality, global standard products. Apart from being safe as certified by external agency MadeSafe these products are also enriched with goodness of natural ingredients like Calendula Extract, Shea butter, Jojoba Oil to name a few. Mamaearth plans to provide safe natural solution to problems ranging from morning sickness to baby colic in future.

Cred

Series F in 2022
CRED is a members-only app that rewards the user with exclusive rewards for paying credit card bills. The company is committed to protecting the data and information of its members. CRED works on the guiding principle of opt-In consent and full transparency. The company's security processes and technology implementations combined with regulatory compliance is how it access, store, and use member data.

Collibra

Series G in 2021
Collibra is the Data Intelligence company. We accelerate trusted business outcomes by connecting the right data, insights, and algorithms to all Data Citizens. The company's platform breaks down traditional data silos and opens up organizational data, provides trustworthy business intelligence, enabling users to find the data they need, collaborate on it, and easily understand its meaning.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2020
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

Twins Digital

Series C in 2021
Twin Health is a Precision Health platform combining IoT Sensors, Machine Learning, and Medical Science to improve human metabolic health. It was founded by experienced entrepreneurs with extensive experience building software platforms used by more than 100 million devices around the world. They are backed by leading VC firm Sequoia Capital and private investors with $43M in Series A and Series B funding. At Twin, they have developed unique patent-pending technology (5 patents filed) to analyze complex biosignals from wearable sensors, predict metabolic outcomes using ML, and recommend highly-personalized treatments based on the metabolic profile of each patient. They launched their product in India in 2018 with an initial focus on diabetes; doctors and coaches use our IoT- and ML-based software platform to improve the health of diabetic patients every day.

Verse Innovations

Series I in 2021
VerSe Innovation is a local language technology company that develops a discovery platform to consume and socialize with media. Its platform facilitates the curation of content and tracks user preferences through its vertical search and recommendation tools that provide users with personalized content and notifications.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2019
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

Agrevolution

Series D in 2021
Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd. engages in distribution of agri-inputs, collection of agri-produce, and provides crop advisory. It offers DeHaat, an online marketplace and application, which provides farm products and services; electronic weighing and daily price display; processing and logistics solution; soil health management, crop selection, and crop monitoring. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Patna, India.

Cred

Series D in 2021
CRED is a members-only app that rewards the user with exclusive rewards for paying credit card bills. The company is committed to protecting the data and information of its members. CRED works on the guiding principle of opt-In consent and full transparency. The company's security processes and technology implementations combined with regulatory compliance is how it access, store, and use member data.

Drylock Technologies NV

Private Equity Round in 2019
Drylock Technologies is a company that primarily engages in manufacturing hygiene products. The company's products include baby care, feminine care, and adult care such as diapers, applicator tampons, digital tampons, towels and ultra-towels among others, enabling customers to buy products that are made with internationally accepted product safety standards and are continuously tested externally and internally. Drylock Technologies was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Belgium.
Shanghai PETKIT Network Technology Co., Ltd. Develops and manufactures pet care products. It offers smart antibacterial bowls, smart feeders, smart drinking fountains, pet accompanying cups, smart leashes, smart cat brand dog tags, smart pet companions, multifunctional cat claw plates, etc.; cat and dog tags that record, analyze, and track the pet's usual sports behavior data; and toys. Shanghai PETKIT Network Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 2013 and is based in Shanghai, China.

Privalia

Private Equity Round in 2013
Privalia is an e-commerce website that enables users to buy and sell fashion and household products. Customers can search for goods based on brand name or product type. Privalia sells clothing products such as tops, cardigans and sweaters, jackets, shoes, accessories, sportswear, and swimwear for men, women, and children. The products in the home and décor tab are classified as kitchen and dining, furniture, textile, electronics and gadgets, suitcases, and leisure. L’Oreal Professionnel, Fred Perry, McGregor, Dr. Scholl, Troll kids, Kayoom, La Morena, and Mr. Fox are of the brands available on the website. Privalia has an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil and was launched in 2006 by Jose Manuel Villanueva and Lucas Carne, and is operated from Barcelona, Spain.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2017
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

Knewton, Inc.

Venture Round in 2018
Knewton's mission is to personalize learning for the world. Teachers, schools, and education companies around the world use Knewton to power digital course materials that dynamically adapt to each student’s unique needs. Knewton provides students with tailored recommendations for exactly what to study, teachers with analytics to better support each student, and publishers with content insights to develop more effective digital products. Knewton was founded in 2008 and has offices in New York City, London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Dubai. Knewton has been recognized globally as a “Technology Pioneer” (World Economic Forum in Davos) and several times as one of the top 10 most innovative companies in education (Fast Company).
Practo is the trusted and familiar home where they know they’ll find a healing touch. It connects them with everything they need to take good care of themselves and their family - assessing health issues, finding the right doctor, booking diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, storing health records or learning new ways to live healthier. Healthcare providers can also harness the power of Practo as the definitive platform that helps them build their presence, grow establishments and engage patients more deeply than ever.

Cred

Series C in 2020
CRED is a members-only app that rewards the user with exclusive rewards for paying credit card bills. The company is committed to protecting the data and information of its members. CRED works on the guiding principle of opt-In consent and full transparency. The company's security processes and technology implementations combined with regulatory compliance is how it access, store, and use member data.
Beijing Missfresh E-Commerce Co., Ltd. operates mobile application for grocery delivery . It offers delivery services of fresh produce, including fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meat, beverages and drinks, and other daily dining and living items. It operates in 20 cities in china. Beijing Missfresh E-Commerce Co., Ltd. was founded in November 2014 and is based in Beijing, China.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2015
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

Graphcore Limited

Series D in 2020
Graphcore Limited, a hardware systems company develops intelligent processing units. It offers IPU-Accelerator cards, which can be plugged into a server to accelerate machine-learning applications; and IPU-Appliance products that provide enhanced performance to deliver inference systems supporting various users or provide faster training. Graphcore Limited was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom with additional locations in Palo Alto, California; London, United Kingdom; Oslo, Norway; and Beijing, China.
Practo is the trusted and familiar home where they know they’ll find a healing touch. It connects them with everything they need to take good care of themselves and their family - assessing health issues, finding the right doctor, booking diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, storing health records or learning new ways to live healthier. Healthcare providers can also harness the power of Practo as the definitive platform that helps them build their presence, grow establishments and engage patients more deeply than ever.

Flipkart

Series E in 2013
Flipkart India Private Limited operates an e-commerce marketplace that engages in the wholesale trading/distribution of books, mobiles, computers and related accessories, apparel, home and furniture products, sports and books, and others online products. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Bengaluru, India. Flipkart India Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Flipkart Private Limited.

FreeCharge

Series C in 2015
FreeCharge is an e-commerce website headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra that provides online facility to recharge any prepaid mobile phone, postpaid mobile, DTH & data card in India. The website was started in August, 2010 by Kunal Shah of Accelyst Solutions Pvt. Ltd. In November 2012, the company claimed to be doing online recharge of INR 6 million on a daily basis, translating to INR 2.19 billion a year. It provides online facility to recharge any prepaid mobile phone in India. The amount paid by the user for recharge is returned in form of shopping coupons of some of the top retailers in India, thereby making the recharge virtually free. The first two retailers for which coupons were available were McDonald's and Barista. and were followed by other big retailers such as Café Coffee Day, Domino's Pizza, Cromā, Puma, Shoppers Stop and Jet Airways. In 2011, FreeCharge was named one of the most promising technology startups from India by Pluggd.in.

Verse Innovations

Series F in 2019
VerSe Innovation is a local language technology company that develops a discovery platform to consume and socialize with media. Its platform facilitates the curation of content and tracks user preferences through its vertical search and recommendation tools that provide users with personalized content and notifications.

Dailyhunt

Series G in 2020
DailyHunt develops a mobile application software that gives updates on trending topics. It offers online news, books, and magazines. DailyHunt serves customers in India. Virendra Gupta founded it in 2007, with its headquarters in Bangalore in India.

Knewton, Inc.

Series F in 2015
Knewton's mission is to personalize learning for the world. Teachers, schools, and education companies around the world use Knewton to power digital course materials that dynamically adapt to each student’s unique needs. Knewton provides students with tailored recommendations for exactly what to study, teachers with analytics to better support each student, and publishers with content insights to develop more effective digital products. Knewton was founded in 2008 and has offices in New York City, London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Dubai. Knewton has been recognized globally as a “Technology Pioneer” (World Economic Forum in Davos) and several times as one of the top 10 most innovative companies in education (Fast Company).

Adjust

Series E in 2019
Adjust is a global app marketing platform. Born at the heart of the mobile app economy and grown out of a passion for technology, the company now has 16 offices around the world. Adjust's platform includes measurement, fraud prevention, cybersecurity, and marketing automation products. Together, they make marketing simpler, smarter, and more secure for the 40,000 apps working with Adjust. Global leading brands including Procter & Gamble, Rocket Internet, and Tencent Games have implemented its solutions to secure their budgets and improve results. Last year, the company secured one of 2019’s largest funding rounds in Europe, raising nearly $230 million.

Zilingo

Series C in 2018
Zilingo was founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor with a vision to use technology to put fair and efficient business within everyone’s reach. Up until now, the fashion industry has favored a select few - if you had social, human and financial capital, you could get anything done. But we believe the future of fashion belongs to everyone. By using smart, technology-led solutions to bridge the gap between creators and producers, we’re re-imagining the fashion industry to make it accessible, connected and transparent for all. Find out more on business.zilingo.com.

Dailyhunt

Series G in 2020
DailyHunt develops a mobile application software that gives updates on trending topics. It offers online news, books, and magazines. DailyHunt serves customers in India. Virendra Gupta founded it in 2007, with its headquarters in Bangalore in India.

Bira 91

Series B in 2019
Bira 91 is a modern beer brand that provides flavorful beers to the new world. The company builds a strong portfolio of essential beers and drives the global shift in beer towards more colour and flavor. The company makes five beers, Bira 91 White, a low bitterness wheat beer, Bira 91 Blonde, an extra hoppy craft lager, Bira 91 Light, a low calorie lunchtime lager, Bira 91 Strong, a high intensity, high alcohol wheat beer, and Bira 91 “The IPA”, the first IPA brewed and bottled in India.

Paper Boat

Series C in 2018
Paper Boat is an e-commerce platform that sells a variety of beverages to Indian consumers. The company strives to bring the best for human health that emerges from scientific observation and analysis of nature and creates tasty beverages, associating with leading companies and personalities. Paper Boat was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Haryana, India.

1stdibs

Series D in 2019
1stdibs.Com, Inc. operates an online marketplace for antique products. It offers furniture, jewelry, watches, and magazines, as well as fashions clothing, handbags, and accessories to customers worldwide. The company also sells its products through dealers in the United States; Asia; Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. 1stdibs.Com, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is based in New York, New York.

Bira 91

Series B in 2019
Bira 91 is a modern beer brand that provides flavorful beers to the new world. The company builds a strong portfolio of essential beers and drives the global shift in beer towards more colour and flavor. The company makes five beers, Bira 91 White, a low bitterness wheat beer, Bira 91 Blonde, an extra hoppy craft lager, Bira 91 Light, a low calorie lunchtime lager, Bira 91 Strong, a high intensity, high alcohol wheat beer, and Bira 91 “The IPA”, the first IPA brewed and bottled in India.

Wynd

Series C in 2019
Wynd Technologies, Inc. manufactures air purifiers for personal applications. It offers Wynd, a portable device that includes a removable sensor that checks the air quality around it and starts purifying the air. The company's Wynd removes allergens and other pollutions. It also offers Wynd Halo pro and ongoing realtime air quality measurement and monitoring to verify proper operations and maintenance. The company also offers online retail of its products. Wynd Technologies, Inc. was formerly known as Claireau, Inc. and changed its name to Wynd Technologies, Inc. in November, 2015. Wynd Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is based in San Jose, California.

Flipkart

Series G in 2014
Flipkart India Private Limited operates an e-commerce marketplace that engages in the wholesale trading/distribution of books, mobiles, computers and related accessories, apparel, home and furniture products, sports and books, and others online products. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Bengaluru, India. Flipkart India Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Flipkart Private Limited.

O3b Networks

Series H in 2015
O3b Networks Limited provides satellite services by maintaining a fiber based satellite network. It offers global broadband connectivity, including Internet and mobile connectivity services for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprises, and government customers in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in St Helier, Jersey with an operational head office in The Hague, Netherlands. As of August 1, 2016, O3b Networks Limited operates as a subsidiary of SES, S.A.

FreeCharge

Series B in 2014
FreeCharge is an e-commerce website headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra that provides online facility to recharge any prepaid mobile phone, postpaid mobile, DTH & data card in India. The website was started in August, 2010 by Kunal Shah of Accelyst Solutions Pvt. Ltd. In November 2012, the company claimed to be doing online recharge of INR 6 million on a daily basis, translating to INR 2.19 billion a year. It provides online facility to recharge any prepaid mobile phone in India. The amount paid by the user for recharge is returned in form of shopping coupons of some of the top retailers in India, thereby making the recharge virtually free. The first two retailers for which coupons were available were McDonald's and Barista. and were followed by other big retailers such as Café Coffee Day, Domino's Pizza, Cromā, Puma, Shoppers Stop and Jet Airways. In 2011, FreeCharge was named one of the most promising technology startups from India by Pluggd.in.

Zilingo

Series D in 2019
Zilingo was founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor with a vision to use technology to put fair and efficient business within everyone’s reach. Up until now, the fashion industry has favored a select few - if you had social, human and financial capital, you could get anything done. But we believe the future of fashion belongs to everyone. By using smart, technology-led solutions to bridge the gap between creators and producers, we’re re-imagining the fashion industry to make it accessible, connected and transparent for all. Find out more on business.zilingo.com.

O3b Networks

Venture Round in 2012
O3b Networks Limited provides satellite services by maintaining a fiber based satellite network. It offers global broadband connectivity, including Internet and mobile connectivity services for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprises, and government customers in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in St Helier, Jersey with an operational head office in The Hague, Netherlands. As of August 1, 2016, O3b Networks Limited operates as a subsidiary of SES, S.A.
MedGenome is a developer of sequencing genomics-based diagnostics and research platform intended to improve global health. The company's platform applies genomics technologies, bioinformatics, computing, and big data analytics to the genetically diverse and large population to understand the genetic basis of cancer, metabolic disorders, eye disorders, and other rare diseases, enabling the healthcare industry to develop deep insights into diseases at the genetic and molecular level.

Graphcore Limited

Series D in 2018
Graphcore Limited, a hardware systems company develops intelligent processing units. It offers IPU-Accelerator cards, which can be plugged into a server to accelerate machine-learning applications; and IPU-Appliance products that provide enhanced performance to deliver inference systems supporting various users or provide faster training. Graphcore Limited was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom with additional locations in Palo Alto, California; London, United Kingdom; Oslo, Norway; and Beijing, China.
Practo is the trusted and familiar home where they know they’ll find a healing touch. It connects them with everything they need to take good care of themselves and their family - assessing health issues, finding the right doctor, booking diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, storing health records or learning new ways to live healthier. Healthcare providers can also harness the power of Practo as the definitive platform that helps them build their presence, grow establishments and engage patients more deeply than ever.

Graphcore Limited

Series E in 2020
Graphcore Limited, a hardware systems company develops intelligent processing units. It offers IPU-Accelerator cards, which can be plugged into a server to accelerate machine-learning applications; and IPU-Appliance products that provide enhanced performance to deliver inference systems supporting various users or provide faster training. Graphcore Limited was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom with additional locations in Palo Alto, California; London, United Kingdom; Oslo, Norway; and Beijing, China.

Healthkart

Series G in 2019
HealthKart offers fitness products, services and community to help consumers achieve their fitness goals. The company started in 2011 and since then HealthKart has grown to become the online destination for fitness enthusiasts - be it products, services or connecting with other fitness enthusiasts.

BYJU’S

Series C in 2016
BYJU’S is a valuable ed-tech company at USD 10.5 billion and the creator of India’s most loved school learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging, and effective learning programs for students in classes 1 -12 and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, and IAS. BYJU'S launched its flagship product, BYJU’S - The Learning App, for classes 4-12 in 2015. Today, the app has over 42 million registered students. With an average time of 71 minutes being spent by a student on the app every day from 1700+ cities, the app is creating a whole new way of learning through visual lessons. The Disney. BYJU'S Early Learn App was launched in June 2019, a special offering from BYJU'S for students in classes 1-3 featuring Disney’s timeliness characters. In early 2019, BYJU'S also acquired Osmo, a Palo Alto-based maker of educational games to transform the whole offline to an online learning experience.

Knewton, Inc.

Series F in 2016
Knewton's mission is to personalize learning for the world. Teachers, schools, and education companies around the world use Knewton to power digital course materials that dynamically adapt to each student’s unique needs. Knewton provides students with tailored recommendations for exactly what to study, teachers with analytics to better support each student, and publishers with content insights to develop more effective digital products. Knewton was founded in 2008 and has offices in New York City, London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Dubai. Knewton has been recognized globally as a “Technology Pioneer” (World Economic Forum in Davos) and several times as one of the top 10 most innovative companies in education (Fast Company).