The 5th edition of the much-anticipated VCCircle Awards is around the corner. To add to the growing excitement, The VCCircle Network is delighted to announce the names of the companies that our acclaimed jury has shortlisted from the list of nominees after a meticulous analysis of qualitative and quantitative parameters.
The jury is chaired by Roopa Kudva, partner and managing director at Omidyar Network India Advisors. Other members include Anjali Bansal, partner at TPG Growth; Ireena Vittal, an expert in Indian agriculture and urban change; Gopal Srinivasan, chairman and managing director at TVS Capital; and Valerie Rozycki Wagoner, founder and CEO of Zip Dial and senior director of growth at Twitter.
The winners will be announced on the evening of March 9 at a gala award ceremony at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The ceremony, which will be held on the sidelines of VCCircle India Limited Partners Summit, will be attended by leading CEOs, prominent international and domestic private equity fund managers, limited partners, and top executives of investment banks, accounting firms and law firms.
All the companies which have made it to the final list have set a benchmark through their service and products in their respective categories, besides creating a culture of innovation and excellence within the industry.
Here are the shortlisted firms:
Consumer Internet Company of the Year
A&A Dukaan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (BankBazaar.com)
Supermarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd.(Bigbasket.com)
Clues Network Pvt. Ltd. (Shopclues.com)
ETechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (PolicyBazaar.com)
Education Company of the Year
Edutel Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd. (BYJU’S)
Ace Creative Learning Pvt. Ltd.
TalentSprint Pvt. Ltd.
Financial Services Company of the Year
PNB Housing Finance Ltd.
Janalakshmi Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
Utkarsh Micro Finance Pvt. Ltd.
Healthcare Company of the Year
Mewar Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
Aster DM Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Rainbow Children’s Medicare Pvt. Ltd
Startup of the Year
Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Supermarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd. (Bigbasket.com)
Delhivery Pvt. Ltd.
Best Fund Raiser — Private Equity
Indium Fund V – India Value Fund Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
Everstone Capital Partners III LP – Everstone Capital Management
India 2020 Fund II – Lighthouse Advisors India Pvt. Ltd.
Best Fund Raiser — Venture Capital
Aspada Fund I – Aspada Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
Kalaari Capital Partners III LLC – Kalaari Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
Investment Bank of the Year – PE/VC
Ernst & Young Pvt. Ltd.
Avendus Capital Pvt. Ltd.
o3 Capital Global Advisory Pvt. Ltd.
Law firm of the Year
AZB & Partners
Khaitan and Co.
J Sagar Associates
Also, watch out for our special award winners in Deal maker of the year, Exit of the year & Jury special award categories.
We congratulate the companies which have made it to the final list. We would like to thank those who took their precious time to submit entries for VCCircle Awards 2016.
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