Intel Capital is a global commitment aimed at investing and supporting profitable enterprises that will drive internet growth, enable new usage models, and advance industry standards. Intel Capital made its first investment in India in 1998. It has invested in approximately 60 companies across 10 cities in the country. To help stimulate India technological innovation and the continued growth of the country’s information technology industry, Intel Capital set up a US $250 million “Intel Capital India Technology Fund” in December 2005. In 2008, Intel Capital invested approximately $50 million in 9 companies in India out of which 6 were new investments – Emnet Sansara Media Pvt. Ltd, IndiaMART Limited, One97 Communications (P) Ltd., Vriti Infocom, Yatra Online, and Wortal Inc,.
Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. provides media publishing services. The company offers newspapers, magazines, Internet, and electronic commerce information publication services. Its brands include The Economic Times, Times of India, Femina, Sandhya Times, Times FM, and Filmfare. Additionally, it provides radio and television programs production and distribution, Web portals operation, and mobile value added services. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. was founded in 1838 and is based in Mumbai, India.
Amadeus Capital Partners is a global technology investor. Since its inception in 1997, the firm has raised over $1bn for investment and backed more than 100 companies in the software, mobile, internet, cyber security and medical technology sectors. The investment team is based in India, South Africa, Sweden, UK and USA, has deep experience in technology and invests in high-growth companies from early stage to pre-IPO.
WestBridge Crossover Fund seeks to partner with some of India’s most promising mid-sized companies run by outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams for the long-term, in both the public and private space. Its Investment Manager, WestBridge Capital Partners, LLC is a highly experienced firm, managing over $1.2 billion of capital, and focusing on investments in India. In the last fifteen years, the team led investments in over 80 companies and oversaw a total investment of over $1.6 billion across multiple funds.
The Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital, is the first global emerging markets fintech fund for the unbanked, investing in innovative financial technology and services companies that promote financial inclusion for the two billion people around the world who lack access to savings accounts, checking, insurance, credit, and other basic financial services. Quona Capital is an early growth-stage venture firm focused on financial technology for underserved consumers and businesses in emerging markets. The fund is sponsored by Accion, a global leader in inclusive finance with a rich history of ‘double-bottom line’ investing, where its impact investments create positive economic and social returns.