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SEBI REGISTERED - CAT II | INR 1000 CR FUND | LEVERAGING 15 YEARS OF EARLY STAGE INVESTING The Catalyst for Changemakers

Building on & Leveraging the strengths of IAN

Seeded & Bred Companies with a market valuation of US$ 9bn+

3 Unicorns & 5 Soonicorns

Invested ~ Rs 900 Cr | Catalysed ~ Rs 18000 Cr

900*
Cr (INR) Invested

*

200
Startups
18
Sectors
145000
Jobs Created
25000
MT CO2 Emission Reduced
45
Women Led Startups

IAN FUNDS EMPOWER
Exceptional Entrepreneurs

Ankit Agarwal

Founder, Phool.co

Phool.co Cleantech India’s first biomaterial startup, and fragrance-focussed wellness brand Phool.co accumulates floral waste from three Indian cities, averting 13 tonnes of waste flowers and toxic chemicals from reaching into the river every day.

Bibhu Prasad Das

Co-founder & CEO, Propelld

Propelld Fintech Helping fuel educational dreams by removing the barrier to financial access through private student loans.

Neha Satak

Founder & CEO, Astrome Technologies

Astrome Technologies Deeptech Astrome is a deeptech startup that is accelerating the deployment of 5G and rural telecommunication infrastructure through its patented millimeter wave E-band radios and satellite communication products.

Akshat Nayar & Dr. Kunal Wani

Founders, TrueMeds

Truemeds Pharma Truemeds is a healthtech startup that helps chronic patients cut medicine bills by offering alternative generic drugs that are priced lower - as much as 47 percent!

Lokendra Singh

Co-founder and CEO, Woodenstreet

Woodenstreet Consumer India's first custom online furniture store for affordable luxury furniture - featured in YourStory as 100 Digital Influencers of 2020.

Avlesh Singh

Co-Founder & CEO, WebEngage

Webengage SaaS WebEngage is a customer data platform and marketing automation suite that makes user engagement and retention simplified and highly effective for consumer tech enterprises and SMBs.

Akash Gupta & Rashi Agarwal

Co-founders, Zypp Electric

Zypp Electric Electric Mobility Zypp Electric is a Gurugram-based startup providing electric vehicles for last-mile delivery and saving more than 17 million kg of carbon emissions.

Sanjay Nekkanti

Founder & CEO Dhruva Space

Dhruva Space Spacetech Dhruva Space is India's first private spacetech startup, launched with a vision to provide faster, reliable, and affordable offerings across the space, launch, and ground segments.

Money

IAN Alpha Fund invests between $ 1- $ 5 Mn in early-stage startups

Mentoring

Partners of Alpha Fund mentor and work closely with the Founders, draw upon the wisdom of the vastly experienced and engaged IC members, as well as domain experts from the IAN Angel investor group.

Market Access

Alpha Fund Partners, the Global Angel Network, and the Founder Ecosystem ensure access to policymakers, technology partners, talent pools as well as warm introductions to customers, thereby enabling invaluable market access

Fund Portfolio

People

Partners, IC & Advisory Board with a breadth of experience and a balance of perspectives.

IAN Alpha Thesis

India@75: IAN in Forbes India’s ‘Historic List’

Forbes India listed the launch of IAN in 2006 as one of Independent India's iconic milestone events over the last 75 years. IAN found a place in a list that includes the launch of institutions like RBI, LIC, Reliance, IIM, IDBI, HCL, Infosys, NASSCOM, Naukri, Flipkart etc. which contributed to the economic rise of our country.

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