VCCircle Awards 2015: Inviting nominations for best PE/VC backed companies, advisory firms

We are back with VCCircle Awards, which is the first of its kind awards that honours companies and the entrepreneurs who have created tremendous shareholder value, who have created an impact on the industry they operate in, led innovation, and shown consistent performance. 

This is an opportunity for you to get recognised for all the hard work you have put in, get a wider approval and acceptance from the industry and media. 

The awards night and dinner will be held on the evening of February 18, 2015, at Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai.

The winners for the fourth edition of the Awards, which is held annually, will be picked by an expert jury comprising of top industry captains which include Luis Miranda, former CEO of IDFC Private Equity, Gaurav Dalmia, chairman, Landmark Holdings, Archana Hingorani, CEO, IL&FS Investment Managers, Soumya Rajan, co-founder, CEO & MD, Waterfield Advisors, and Bala Deshpande, Senior MD, NEA India Ltd.

The awards for this year include best performing PE/VC backed companies across leading industry categories, best advisory firms who have advised on marquee PE and M&A deals, besides a few special awards.

Nomination Process & Categories: Either companies can nominate themselves or investors can nominate on their portfolio companies' behalf. Below are the various award categories. Remember the last date for sending in your nominations is January 15, 2015. (Click for details). 

Best Portfolio Company

IT Company of the Year

Consumer Internet Company of the Year

Education Company of the Year

Financial Services Company of the Year

Healthcare Company of the Year

Media and Communications Company of the Year

Manufacturing Company of the Year

Consumer Company of the Year

Infrastructure Company of the Year

Mobile Company of the Year

Best Advisory Firms

Investment Bank of the Year – Private Equity 

Investment Bank of the Year – M&A

Law Firm of the Year – Private Equity

Law Firm of the Year - M&A

Special Awards

Exit of the Year

Fund Raiser of the Year

M&A Deal of the Year

Startup of the Year

The awards ceremony would be attended by 250+ leading Indian CEOs, prominent international and domestic private equity fund managers, limited partners, and also the CEOs/Managing Partners of leading investment banks, law firms amongst others. For more information, please visit: or write to

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