3Lines began as an alternative investment opportunity company in 2017 for technology influencers in advanced software industries. 3Lines was founded by Krishna Kunapuli, a certified Venture Capital Executive from UC Berkeley. Partner Ashish Jain previously was Managing Director at GE Ventures and holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Case Western Reserve University an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and Science from IIT Kanpur, India.
3Lines closed on the first $5M tranche of its Rocket Fund in 2019. The company aims to raise $30M from a network of Limited Partners, Family Offices, Fund of Funds and Institutional Investors with optionality to co-invest in emergent clusters of innovation. The Rocket Fund will invest in earl-stage deep-tech companies in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, next-gen SaaS, Virtualization Platforms and Services.
3Lines’ Fund-I enabled a low barrier-to-entry for Limited Partners with a strong technical and business expertise. As of 2019 their portfolio included 12 early-stage companies in the US, one in India and one in Australia.
3Lines has made 11 investments. Their most recent investment was on Sep 30, 2019, when they invested $9.2M in Motiv Power Systems. 3Lines has raised a total of $5M in a single venture fund, 3Lines Rocket Fund. This fund was announced on Aug 27, 2019 and raised a total of $5M.3Lines has 2 current team members, including General Partner Kamalesh Dwivedi.3Lines is actively using 6 technologies for its website. These include SPF, Microsoft Exchange Online, and GoDaddy DNS.3Lines is ranked 25,214,775 among websites globally based on its 197 monthly web visitors.