Top 10 Angel Investors of 2021 in India
Kunal Shah is one of the finest and most successful Entrepreneurs from India. He is the Founder and CEO of Cred.He is an active angel investor and has more than 200 investments under his belt , such as Innov8, Spinny, Zepo, Unacademy, and Bharat Bazaar.
Ramakant is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and active angel investor with over 15 years of experience in technology based startups (SaaS, consumer internet, deep tech), and early stage investments. His strong belief in description through technology and problem solving has been his true north throughout his career. He has been an immensely involved participant of the Indian startup ecosystem — co-founding notable companies such as Livspace — being an angel investor as well as mentoring over forty new startups.
Binny Bansal, the co-founder of e-commerce firm Flipkart, which is now part of the US retail major Walmart, ha said “may remain focused on mentoring and investing in startups more than being an entrepreneur”. Since his time at Flipkart, Bansal has made more than 30 angel investments. Some of his recent investments include a $12.5 million Series-B round in Mobikon, a seven-year-old software startup focused on restaurants and the food and beverage industry. Bansal has also invested in gold loan startup Rupeek and has also backed insurance platform Acko, image-processing firm Terraview, and health startups SigTuple, Niramai and Pandorum Technologies.
Varun Alagh is the Founder, Chief Dad and Get Stuff Done Officer at Mamaearth. Additionally, Varun Alagh has had 1 past job as the Senior Brand Manager at The Coca-Cola Company. Varun Alagh has made many investments. Their latest investment was in Nestasia as part of their Series A on December 12, 2021.
Mr. Anupam Mittal is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Shaadi.com. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Mauj. He serves as the Board Member and StayAbode. He served as Investment Committee Member at India Quotient. He is the Founder of Shaadi.com. and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. Valuations of companies where he has invested are hitting the roof as Indian e-commerce booms. With over 40 investments in Interactive Avenues, Ola Cabs, Druva, Sapience, Pretty Secrets, Café Zoe and others .
Sujeet Kumar is a co-founder of udaan. Prior to founding udaan, Sujeet was President of Operations at Flipkart where he built operations, supply chain and logistics which accounted for more than half of Flipkart’s sales. He was instrumental in setting up the backbone of the distribution network of ecommerce in India. Sujeet Kumar made 36 investments. Their latest investment is Series A – Third Wave Coffee on Dec 15, 2021. Sujeet Kumar invested $6M in Third Wave Coffee.
Jitendra is Founder and MD of Citrus Pay, a leading digital payments company in India. It was recently acquired by PayU (Naspers Group) for US$130m.
He has more than 12 years of work experience in banking and financial services industry and considered an expert in payments industry. Prior to Citrus, he was working with ICICI bank for 7 years, wherein he was part of founding team of Retail cross sell and Investment banking division in the bank. Jitendra Gupta made 46 investments. Their latest investment is Seed Round – Zorro on Dec 9, 2021. Jitendra Gupta invested $3.2M in Zorro.
Lalit KeshreLalit Keshre is a businessman and entrepreneur from India. He is the co-founder and CEO of the Indian investment platform Groww. Keshre and his colleagues created a unique business that helps people from India with a tool that is used to develop investment portfolios without being charged a fee for using the services. Groww has become a disruptor in the fintech and financial industry that is changing the way people view and make investments. Keshre has an interesting background that uniquely qualifies him for leadership of the company.
Sanjay is an experienced veteran investment banker with over 25+ years and over 150+ transactions under his belt. Over the years Sanjay has developed an expertise of concluding complex transactions that require a nuanced perspective of the client’s business, as well as, the macro environment impacting the client’s decisions .
Gaurav Munjal is Co-Founder and CEO at Unacademy and Founder at Flatchat, Unacademy, Indias largest learning platform. Gaurav holds a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from NMIMS University, Mumbai.Gaurav Munjal made 32 investments. Their latest investment is Series A – Trinkerr on Dec 9, 2021. Gaurav Munjal invested $6.6M in Trinkerr.