Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) is the strategic investment arm of Bertelsmann SE & Co that is headquartered in Abcoudem Netherlands and was founded by the Bertelsmann Group as a strategic investment arm focused on supporting Indian companies. The firm is focused on investing in digital, education, media and services companies operating in India. The firm makes both early-stage and growth-stage investments.
As of November 2019 Bertelsmann India Investments has made 26 investments, has 15 companies in its portfolio, and has made 1 exit. Notable investments made by Bertelsmann India Investments include: AgroStar, Eruditus, Helion, Inurture Education Solutions, Kaizen, Shiprocket, Lendingkart, Lets Transport, Licious, Nirvana, Pepperfry, Quikr, Roposo, Rupeek, Saavn, Treebo, and WizIQ.
Bertelsmann India Investments holds a Bertelsmann India Summit summit each year that focuses on a different theme each year related to the investment focus of the firm. In 2019 the Bertelsmann India Summit focuses on education.
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