select portfolio companies
Ace2Three is India’s leading online skill gaming company. It was the first ever website to launch classical Indian Rummy and is on a mission to create the largest community of players of skill-based games.
Belong helps growing organizations discover, engage and hire top, relevant talent at the right time. Its data-driven solution helps hiring teams spot candidates who best fit their requirements and are most inclined to move, and engage with them through personalized interactions.
Chumbak is a design led consumer products company founded in 2010. With India inspired product design at its core, Chumbak's products span across categories including tech accessories, bags and wallets, home and souvenirs. Chumbak products are currently available in 18 exclusive Chumbak stores, various department stores and other outlets in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai. The company also ships its products pan-India through its own website as well as other online sites.
Dailyhunt is the most downloaded and used app made by an Indian company (AC Nielsen Survey). It is the #1 News app in India serving 25,000+ articles daily across 12 languages. With 45M installs and 1.5B PVs per month, 95 percent local language, Newshunt is the gateway to the internet for the Real" India. Dailyhunt's local language mobile platform kicked off with a publishing platform and clocked ~2M eBook downloads in 3 months. Truly mobile first, users pay thru iPayy a proprietary telco based micro payments platform.
Finomena uses alternate data sources and proprietary algorithms to evaluate credit-worthiness of borrowers such as college students or young working professionals. This enables borrowers to purchase aspirational phones, laptops and other consumer electronics online by opting for easy installment or financing options.
GrownOut was founded with a vision of solving the hiring requirements of the industry using the latest available technologies. The company utilises well researched techniques of referral hiring to make candidate sourcing easier and more efficient. With the help of GrownOut, organisations can harness the power of their employee's professional network to recruit high-quality candidates. Referral candidates are generally hired faster and stay at companies much longer compared to any other recruiting medium. The company's vision is to productise such techniques and serve their clients using online platforms and emerge as a primary hiring tool for the industry.
Housejoy is India's leading horizontal local services marketplace and is present pan-India across multiple categories e.g., home services, electronics repair, beauty services and laundry.
ItzCash Card provides a unique and innovative payment mechanism through its prepaid cash cards, available through an approx. 100,000 strong pan India distribution network covering more than 500 towns. It currently supports applications across more than 2,500 merchant partners for online transactions including energy and telephone bill payments, travel, donations, tax payments, shopping, gaming etc. and offline transactions such as toll payments. ItzCash, launched in 2003, is part of the Essel Group whose interests spread over businesses in Media and Entertainment, Tourism, Packaging, Publishing and Telecommunications.
LimeRoad.com is a fun and exciting way to discover, share and shop. A social platform targeted at the intelligent women of today, it has an incredible width of carefully selected retailers, enabling customers to discover the best of lifestyle products. The unique shopping experience allows you to shop-by-city, shop-by-brand or shop-by-flagship store both through an eye-candy magazine format and a proprietary scrapbook that allows women to organise, share and shop beautiful things found on LimeRoad.com.
LimeTray is a provider of back-end technology to restaurants to enable them to carry out critical processes like managing their online presence, doing deliveries, and managing their POS and CRM systems. The founders have extensive experience in the technology space as well as restaurant space, including in organisations like FoodPanda.
Mswipe is a Mumbai based mobile POS device and services provider. Mswipe has partnered with Prizm Payment Solutions Private Ltd and Axis Bank to provide merchants a comprehensive card acceptance service. Mswipe currently employs 40 people and has a pan-India direct sales agent network to provide after sales support to its customers. The entire POS solution comprising of mobile application on multiple mobile platforms, payment gateway and encrypted card reader has been developed in-house by Mswipe's development team. The solution is already in use with ~ 4,000 merchants across India.
OfBusiness is a fast growing technology driven business to business marketplace focusing initially on product commerce. It aims to make available better products, at better prices, in better timelines to customers with a comprehensive online and offline support including an online marketplace, logistics and credit platform. Within a short period of time, OfBusiness is operational in 10 states across the country and is active across two verticals - construction and manufacturing, with plans of entering healthcare soon. It has raised a $5 Million Series A funding led by Matrix Partners India and several leading angel investors. OfBusiness is headquartered in Gurgaon and has offices across the country. Further information is available
Olacabs is India’s largest aggregator of car rental and point-to-point cab service operators. Olacabs integrates car transportation, be it point-to-point services within a city, hour-based rental services or outstation travel, onto a technology platform, ensuring convenient, transparent and quick service fulfillment for the customer. Customers can access Olacabs on the web, through their mobile apps or through a customer service center. Olacabs currently operates in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai.
Practo's mission is to help improve human longevity by simplifying healthcare. We are leading the way with Practo.com - Asia's #1 doctor search engine used by over 1 million patients every month and Practo Ray - the practice management solution of choice for thousands of doctors managing millions of appointments and digital healthcare records every year.
Quikr is a free, city based, community classifieds website which enables people in the same city to meet, trade, share ideas, and help each other out in various categories such as household goods, cars & bikes, services, real estate, jobs, relationships etc. Quikr as the name suggests captures the simplicity of use and features the website is built on.
Razorpay is an online payment gateway which allows Indian businesses to collect payments online through credit card, debit card, netbanking and popular wallets like Paytm, Mobikwik etc.
Ridlr provides real-time traffic information across 4 major Indian cities under the Ridlr brand. Ridlr's products already have several hundred thousand users. With a network of data sources running into several thousands, Ridlr prides itself on its ability to provide short, contextual, conversational calls to action to millions of commuters daily.
Shotformats is a digital distribution and new media company that develops innovative digital platforms, products, and content to reach audiences via varied online and offline distribution streams. The company is a leader in the mobile entertainment space, having created and deployed solutions while working with leading media houses, telcos, and app developers, amongst others. It also has a diverse portfolio of products under its flagship direct-to-consumer Biscoot brand.
TinyOwl is a mobile-only food ordering platform currently present in Mumbai. The focus of the company is on providing a superior consumer experience as compared to exisitng solutions. It plans to expand it's offering to other cities across the country shortly. It has also recently added offerings such as home-chef aggregation to the platform.
Treebo is a chain of affordable, comfortable, and reliable hotels providing genuine value for money to travellers. The company partners with small, standalone hotels and helps them improve their service quality standards and also market themselves more effectively. The core pillars of the company are technology innovations (both for superior customer experience as well as for reliable backend operations), on-the-ground process discipline and new-age marketing (digital and offline). It offers a win-win proposition for both the customers and the hoteliers.
- U2opia Mobile
U2opia mobile, a Singapore based company, is a social applications developer with a focus on mobile experience. U2opia works with over 100 telcos and is commited to bringing internet experiences to emerging markets through its products Fonetwish and Fonepass. A pioneering effort, the application already has a reach of 1 billion users globally. The company was founded in 2010 and has a presence across India, South East Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Founded in 2011 by Deepak Wadhwa, Harkirat Singh (both former Product Managers at MakeMyTrip) and Mohit Piplani, WeAreHolidays enables travellers to plan and book their holidays online. The company works on a technology enabled managed marketplace modelto help people get inspired, research, plan, customize, book and share their holidays. The company leverages its proprietary recommendation platform to create and plan holiday itineraries and services them through its supplier marketplace
Zarget is a SaaS-based conversion rate optimization company that provides comprehensive solutions for small and medium sized businesses. The Zarget platform is a SaaS tool with a Chrome plugin capability that features include heatmapping, funnel analysis, A/B testing, split URL testing, live data reporting, and optimization. For more information, visit www.zarget.com or learn more on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ZargetHQ, or on Twitter @ZargetHQ
Consumer & Healthcare
- Centre for Sight
Centre for Sight (CFS) is a leading chain of specialty Eye Hospitals in India currently operating at multiple locations across North and West India. It provides clinical services across all ophthalmology super specialties along with a captive eye wear and retail business. It has 44 centres at the end of Q1 FY 2012. CFS also has the reputation of being a technology pioneer in the country in Ophthalmology. It was founded by Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev, current Chairman & Medical Director, a renowned ophthalmic surgeon who has many National and International awards to his credit including a Padmashree from the President of India in 2007.
Cloudnine Hospital is the best hospitals for Pregnancy or Maternity in Bangalore and provides best services for all facilities like infertility, conception and delivery
- Enhance Clinics
Enhance Clinics is a leading chain of cosmetology clinics in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Lucknow; soon to be pan India. Services provided by Enhance Clinics are hair transplant, weight loss surgeries and other enhancements in breast, face and others. It has also ventured into cosmetic dermatology with high end equipments and a team of experienced derma surgeons to cover all cosmetology care under one roof. Enhance Clinics prides on world class outcomes resulting from a panel of super specialists, extensive support staff training, high end medical infrastructure and patient centric experience. Enhance Clinics has a team of dedicated surgeons, led by Dr. Manoj Khanna, a pioneer in hair transplant and other cosmetology procedures in India and abroad. He is a MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Plastic Surgery), DNB (Plastic Surgery), FICS (USA) and Fellow (Cosmetic Surgery, USA) along with being a speaker and chairperson of several professional and industry bodies both past and present. Dr. Manoj Khanna is the trusted cosmetic surgeon of many celebrities in India across the film and cricketing fraternity, including several past and present Bollywood and regional stars, commentators and cricketers. Enhance Clinics is also led by a strong professional team under the aegis of Mr. Sanjeev Mahajan, who is experienced in scaling businesses from scratch.
FIITJEE Group, established in 1992, is a leader in the education domain in India. The Group provides training for the prestigious IIT-JEE, AIEEE & other Engineering Entrance Exams. The Group also provides teaching services for higher classes to K-12 schools, trains students for the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) and various scholastic aptitude tests for admission to US universities. Since 1995, more than 25,000 of its students have been selected to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
- Five Star Business Credits
Five Star is one of the leading Non-Banking Finance Companies based out of South India, focussing on providing small business and small housing loans. With a rich history of over 30 years, Five Star is today spread in about 100 locations across South India and is a lender of choice to the small business communities. The Company has over 10,000 customers and is steered by a young and dynamic management team under the guidance of a well rounded Board. Apart from Matrix, the Company is also invested by Morgan Stanley Private Equity. More information about the Company can be obtained at www.fivestargroup.in
- Hearing Plus
Hearing Plus is a leading audiology and speech therapy chain in East India and is head quartered in Kolkata. Mr. Somenath Mukherjee along with his 10 classmates started Hearing Plus in 2006, and started growing rapidly from 2012. Famous in audiology as 'Hearing Plus' and speech therapy as 'Speech Plus', the brands are synonymous with accurate and ethical diagnosis, strong after sales support, affordable price points and customer convenience like providing home care
Meditrina Hospitals Private Limited is a leading provider of diagnosis, prevention, acute, ICU care and procedures in cardiac care. It has four functional centres in South and Central Kerala, three of which are inside large hospitals. Meditrina stands for affordable care, patient centricity, fast discharge and technical excellence. It has several eminent cardiologists and allied care specialists both in full time and consultant roles. Meditrina is headed by Dr. N Prathap Kumar, one of Kerala's leading interventional cardiologists with 6000+ angioplasties in the last 15 years, along with a distinctive career in research. He has the experience of setting up cardiac units in several hospitals in Kerala and Bangalore as a practitioner, administrator and entrepreneur.
- Mewar Ortho
Mewar Orthopaedic Hospitals Private Limited is a leading provider of Orthopaedic Care in non-metros, where the demand supply gap is high across equipments, specialists and beds. Mewar provides preventive, curative and rehabilitative care with a focus on tertiary orthopaedic surgeries like complex trauma, replacements and spine. Having started in Udaipur a decade back, it's growing in a clustered approach across Rajasthan, MP and Gujarat. Mewar stands for affordable care, patient centricity, fast discharge and technical excellence (e.g., it introduced Computer Assisted Navigation System in Rajasthan for high precision in joint replacement surgery). All routine and emergency Orthopaedic, surgical, accidental trauma services, most of diagnostic services and ancillary services like pharmacy and ambulance are available on a 24x7 basis in all its centres. Mewar has a team of dedicated surgeons, led by the promoters themselves who are reputed Orthopaedic Surgeons themselves.
MIPS is an integrated service provider to various types of educational institutions, schools colleges and universities. The company's success in the education sector has been stimulated by providing customized services to its core client, the MPGI group. Currently, the group is running 20 courses with 10 campuses with more than 10,000 students. The various courses offered under the MPGI umbrella include Engineering, Medical, Dental, Hospital, Pharmacy, Mass Communication, Information Technology, K-12 and Pre-school. MPGI has also launched a multi-disciplinary Private University at Jaipur. 'Pratap University' is spread on a sprawling campus of more than 100 acres and is well equipped with the most modern teachings aids & infrastructure to cater to its students by offering degrees in field of Technical, Dental, Medical & Professional Education.
- Siesta Hospitality
Siesta Hospitality was founded with a vision to redefine the concept of transit apartments for corporates in India. The company is currently managing over 750 rooms in more than 14 cities and its clientele include some of India's leading corporations. The company's success in the hospitality space has been stimulated by providing complete, integrated and customized services to its corporate clients, in setting up corporate accommodation at preferred client locations and fitting out residences with amenities based on client's choice and budgets.
TechMed is an exclusive 'Hospital Lab Management' (HLM) pathology chain in South India. Dr. T.G. Rajaramanan started TechMed along with co-founder Dr. Wasim Mohideen in 2009. It aims to provide faster and accurate pathology test results within hospital premises at affordable costs while eliminating operational and commercial hassles for hospital management. Headquartered in Chennai, TechMed has a large network of HLMs that are supported by 'state-of-the-art' standalone mother centers (starting with Chennai and Bangalore). Highly trained pathologists and technicians are enabled with technology and efficient operating systems to ensure quick turn around and high quality of reports. TechMed conducts wide array of tests pertaining to pathology, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, histopathology and hematology.
- Muthoot Finance
Muthoot Finance is the largest Gold Loan company in India and a leading brand in the financial services industry. The company has been in the gold loan business for seven decades and its specialised end-to-end credit processes, strong brand image and significant branch network, as well as the promoters experience in the business of gold lending, have enabled the company to significantly scale up its operations.
- Tree House
Tree House is an education services company that has revolutionized the concept of pre-school pedagogy in India through the use of innovative teaching methods and child-focused personalized care. Tree House is the largest, non-franchised pre-school company in India. Tree House is expanding its pre-school footprint nationally and has entered the K-12 education market.
- W Women's Wear
W Women's Wear (TCNS Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd.) is promoted by Mr. O.S Pasricha and Mr. A.S Pasricha, who have been in the textiles & clothing business since 1972. It manufactures and markets W, the leading contemporary women's wear brand in the country. The brand is being led by Mr. Anant Daga who is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. W mirrors the new age Indian woman. The brand grew out of the need to offer the contemporary Indian woman, innovative ready-to-wear that combines fashion and functionality. With a unique design sensibility, the Indian Salwar-Kameez was transformed into its chic & urbane - yet comfortable form. This was the first such attempt at reinventing Indian fashion. W offers fashion leadership in the segment through a signature 'Fusion' design language which reflects an Indian essence imbued with modernity. At present the brand is marketed through around 100 exclusive brand outlets in more than 40 cities and over 600 point of sales across all leading multi brand outlets and large format stores. The brand has been on a high growth trajectory, registering a growth of more than 50% year-on-year.