Inventus Capital Partners is a US-India venture firm that has guided and financed over 100 entrepreneurs with operations in India and/or Silicon Valley. So far, from the first fund, it has invested in 18 companies and seen three successful exits. Companies in its portfolio include Dhingana, Telibrahma, Savaari, Cbazaar, PolicyBazaar, Sokrati and Vizury. It raised its second fund in December last year from which it has made two investments.
In an interview, Samir Kumar, MD, Inventus Capital, talks about the new fund, investment strategy and how the exit pipeline looks like for the coming year.
Here are edited excerpts.