StartupXseed Ventures

StartupXseed Ventures
Last activity: 29.03.2023
StartupXseed Ventures LLP was started with a vision to a create a more holistic ecosystem for startups and entrepreneurs in India, at the seed level. The firm offers a very unique programme that not only provides institutional Seed Funding and Strategic Support, but also Market Access, Mentorship and guidance. Founded in June 2015 by Mr. B. V. Naidu, Former STPI Director, Mr. Balakrishnan, Former Infosys Board Member and Mr. Ramakrishnan, Ex – CDO & M&A Head HCL & Mr. Ravi Thakur, an Entrepreneur & Mentor himself. This unique model of incubation and seed investment coupled with strategic support differentiates StartupXseed from any other current seed fund companies, fostering innovation in the technology space in India. StartupXseed focuses on startups in deep technology domains such as Cyber Security, Semicon, Embedded Devices, Internet of Things (IOT), Machine Learning and AI Product & Services with emphasis on Innovation, IP creation and disruptive technologies, with ticket sizes ranging from Rs. 1 Crore to 3 Crores. StartupXseed has already invested in five budding start-ups—ShieldSquare, Aarav Unmanned Systems, Airwood Aerostructures, Darwinbox HR Technology and Analytics platform and Siliconch Systems.
Location:India, Karnataka, Bengaluru
Member count:11-50
Founded date: 2015
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Seed

Portfolio 2

DateNameWebsiteTotal RaisedLocation
31.03.2023Vitraya Te...vitrayatec...$6.5MIndia
01.11.2022Optiwise.a...optiwise.a...$1.3MUnited Sta...

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29.03.2023Mohali's Vitraya Technologies raises $5M in a Series A round...Advertisment Ravi Thakur, the Co-founding partner at StartupXseed, said, "Despite the rapid gr...indianstar...
08.09.2020Funding: VC Firm StartupXseed launches Rs 200 Crores Funds F...Advertisment Fund II will invest ₹3-10 crore per round in emerging deep tech start-ups from SaaS to...indianstar...
13.11.2017StartupXseed Ventures raises funds from Canara Bank VC arm C...Bengaluru-based strategic seed funding company StartupXseed Ventures LLP has on-boarded Canbank Vent...entrackr.c...
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03.09.2015StartupXseed Ventures Launches Seed FundStartupXseed Ventures LLP, an Indian seed funding firm, has launched a new fund of Rupees 30