Axilor launches $100 million early stage investment fund for Indian startups

Axilor launches $100 million early stage investment fund for Indian startups
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India-based venture capital firm, Axilor Ventures, has launched its Fund II at $100 million to support early-stage impact-making tech startups in India.

  • Fund II will be largely invested in B2B software-providing startups focusing on India and the global markets, with other investments targeted at tech startups working on SaaS, supply chain tech, fintech, agritech, and healthtech.  
  • The firm aims to invest the second fund in 100-125 startups, with $750,000 to $1 million in seed backing and $2 to $3 million in follow-on cheques.
  • The funding which is awaiting the approval of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will be deployed over 12 years.
  • Fund I backed 54 companies, including UrbanPiper, a management platform, PocketAces, an entertainment startup, Enkash, a fintech startup, and Niramai, providing cancer screening solutions.