Inventus Capital was founded by entrepreneurs & early-stage VCs. Initially, the firm's cross-border funds backed entrepreneurs in both Silicon Valley and India. However, Inventus is simplifying and expanding with a pure play early-stage Silicon Valley fund and a pure play early-stage India fund.
By 2019, Inventus had backed 40 founding teams, about half in Silicon Valley, resulting in companies like Poshmark, Credit Sesame and Sierra Atlantic in Silicon Valley; redBus, Policy Bazaar and Power2SME in India.
Inventus Capital Partners has been early stage investors through cycles since the 1990s. The company was founded on Nov 30, 2007, by John Dougery, Kanwal Rekhi, and Samir Kumar. Inventus has its headquarters at San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, West coast.
Inventus Capital Partners has made 73 investments (20 are lead investments). On Jan 22, 2019, they invested 1B rupees in Truebil. The firm has had 11 exits. Their most notable exits include IntelliVision, redBus.in and Aasaanjobs. Inventus Capital Partners has raised a total of $207.8M across three funds. Their India-dedicated fund which raised a total of $50M was announced on May 23, 2018.
Poshmark is a San Francisco-based company founded by Tracy Sun.
Talview is an HSR Layout-based company.
Savaari is an online car rental service provider based in Bangalore, India. It claims to operate in 60 cities across the country with services for retail and corporate customers.
Credit Sesame is a Sunnyvale, California-based finance company.
Salorix is a Santa Clara, California-based advertising company.
HealthifyMe is an India-based company.
StatX is a Santa Clara, California-based company founded by Prasad Raje.
espresso logic is a San Francisco-based software company.
Unnati Silks is an India, Texas-based e-commerce company.
Asha Jadeja Motwani