IDG Ventures India is a leading India-focused US$150 million technology venture capital fund. The fund's lead investor and sponsor is the International Data Group (IDG), world's largest IT media company. An unparalleled combination of global technology publishing, market research (IDC) and years of IDG Ventures India's hands-on experience helps its investee companies understand their markets better and penetrate them faster than their competition. IDG has over 200 investee companies and 10 offices across Asia and North America.
Kalaari is a $160 million venture capital fund with a strong advisory team in Bangalore, investing in early-stage, technology-oriented companies in India. This group of multi-faceted venture capitalists are passionate about investing in companies and throwing their weight behind entrepreneurs who are poised to be tomorrow's global leaders. They seek companies that are capturing new markets, providing innovative solutions, and creating new wealth for India and beyond.
Unilazer Ventures Ltd, promoted by UTV Founder Ronnie Screwvala,is a diversified entity with one of its focus area being strategic private equity investments. Unilazer's unique positioning in the private equity space brings hands-on business experience backed by a well-researched and experienced team that adds value to strong entrepreneurs/founders in varied aspects of their business growth. While Unilazer is sector agnostic, it has a leaning towards new greenfield and high-growth segments such as agriculture, healthcare and pharma, education, e-commerce, and sectors deeply entrenched in the Indian Consumption Story.
Zodius Technology Fund invests in and actively develops high growth and market-defining India-centric businesses targeting the Enterprise Software & Services, Big Data & Analytics and Consumer Mobile/Internet markets. The strong advisory team based in Mumbai adds significant domain expertise, operational experience and global networks to the portfolio companies in order to develop them as highly valued market leaders in both Indian and global markets.The portfolio is supported by an experienced and cohesive advisory team, which has worked together for several of investing and operating roles.
Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. They are entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government, investments on behalf of the nation.
An illustrious businessman, stalwart and a visionary, his list of achievements includes being the member of Prime Minister's Council on Trade as well as National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council. A recipient of Padma Vibhushan in 2008 and Padma Bhushan in 2000, Ratan Tata is a name that every individual today reckons with.