SAIF Partners are a leading venture capital firm with over $4B under management. SAIF provides seed, early, and growth stage capital for emerging companies in India and China. SAIF began partnering with entrepreneurs in India in 2002 and has backed over 40 companies since then including MakeMyTrip, JustDial, PayTM, BookMyShow, and Urbanladder. SAIF’s financial services portfolio spans across established businesses such as NSE, Edelweiss and Karur Vysya Bank and Aye Finance. For further information, visit www.saifpartners.com
Accion is a global institution dedicated to building a financially inclusive world with economic opportunity for all. With the aim to build the next generation of top-tier microfinance institutions, Accion has helped create over 64 such institutions in 32 countries over the last 50 years that today reach millions of clients. They are the largest nonprofit microfinance network in the US. Their Center for Financial Inclusion is helping to build a stronger industry with high standards and broad engagement. For further information,visit www.accion.org.
LGT Impact is a private equity impact investor investing growth capital in purpose-driven companies. Headquartered in Zurich with local teams in Latin America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, China, and the UK, LGT Impact focuses on sectors in growth markets such as education, health, agriculture, energy, information and communication technologies. To date LGT Impact has invested over USD 60 million into 17 companies. LGT Impact is the impact-investing arm of LGT Bank with USD 146 billion AuM as of June 30th, 2016. For further information, www.lgtimpact.com
CapitalG (formerly Google Capital) is a growth equity fund backed by Alphabet, Google’s parent company. They invest in companies around the world that drive market disruption by harnessing long-term technology trends. For further information, visit https://capitalg.com/
Falcon Edge Capital is a $2bn investment fund and a “Tiger Grandcub”. The firm was founded by Rick Gerson (CEO) and Navroz Udwadia (CIO).
Globally we invest across public market as well as private companies. Navroz has been investing in India for over 15 years with a focus on financial services.
Falcon Edge as a firm has been investing as firm in India over the past 5 years, and have multiple investments across sectors; we believe each of these companies are industry leaders within their spaces. We are a fundamental research driven firm, and have created very deep relationships with the best founders and investment firms in the ecosystem, with whom we work closely.