Hyderabad, being the major city of the technology industry and termed as the “City of Pearls”, embraces many budding as well as successful entrepreneurs. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur who is looking for startup investors in Hyderabad, here we have attempted to list down Top Angel Investors in Hyderabad with their Contact, who you can reach out to. Further, get an insight into the Major investments made by them in specific areas.
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The list of Angel Investors with contact details is as follows:
Markets Interested: Healthtech, AI, E-commerce, edtech, Technology, Enterprise Software
Investments: Medplus, CustomFurnish, SkillPro, Alphabeta, and more.
Srini Koppolu, the Founder and CEO of NewsPlus (Personalized news platform) is a well-known Investor in Hyderabad. He has also served as First President of Hyderabad Angels and made more than 10 angel investments.
During his journey of work in Microsoft as a software engineer, he gained a greater insight into developing innovative products, R&D initiatives, and building a large-scale organization from scratch. He holds more than 20 global patents. After working at Microsoft for 21 long years, he moved out to set up Microsoft India Development Centre (MSIDC), he transitioned this from a start-up to the largest product development Centre outside of US.
Markets Interested: Finance, Technology, Ecommerce
Investments: App Virality, Smytten, Alphabeta, and more.
Rimpal Chawla, Founder and CEO of Anitya Ventures (a boutique investment and business advisory firm), is an active angel investor in Hyderabad for startups. He is the co-founder of Vasisth Relative Value Fund i.e. a SEBI Registered alternative investment fund. He is also the promoter and co-founder of Ninebark Advisors, which is a SEBI Registered investment advisory firm.
He has worked with Global Finance Giants like Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and Citibank, thereby gaining massive experience in investments. Currently, he is the Charter Member of TIE, a member of the Mentor Club at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad for their innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. He also coaches senior corporate executives on strategic business concerns and a Company Valuation course at IIT, Hyderabad.
Sanjay Jesrani, the Founder and CEO of Go Ventures (Hyderabad-based Investment firm) is an active member of the Indian Angel Network. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce and a Fellow Member of ICAI. He was a core member of India and South Asia Hitachi group company CEO Network, and thus being intrinsically involved in the company’s growth strategies. He brings around 20 years of experience from his role as CFO at Sierra Atlantic. Before his joining Sierra Atlantic, he managed his family-owned venture and led his CA Practice.
Srinivasa Rao Aluri
Markets Interested: Ecommerce, Marketplace, Technology, Consumer Internet
Investments: 20Dresses, IndieFolio, and more.
Srinivasa Rao Aluri, the Chairman of Qunu Labs Pvt Ltd is a prominent investor in the Indian Startup ecosystem. He is an alum of the prestigious Yale University and has also served as an MD at Morgan Stanley. The knowledge and expertise that he retains are immense.
Markets Interested: Finance, Marketing, Technology, Big Data, AI
Investments: GeneSys Biologics, Crayon Data, Dexter, and CafeX
Vijay Amritraj, the Founder, and CEO of Voila F9 Gourmet (Food & Beverage Company) is an entrepreneur and has experience of over 20 years in the domain of marketing and finance. He pursued his Degree in Commerce from Nizam College and later an MBA from the SIBM, Pune. He was a founding team member at the Global Insurance giants and helped them to launch their India operations. He also experienced leadership roles at Max New York Life Insurance and AEGON Life insurance.
Markets Interested: IT, Agritech, Cloud-based, AI, Consumer Internet
Investments: Hotelogix, Exotel, eFarm, and more.
Puru Modani, chairman of the Telangana Fencing Association AdHoc Committee, is an active angel investor in the Indian startups' ecosystem. He has been an alum of IIM-Kozhikode. He is a well-experienced investor, in the venture capital and private equity industry.
Modani served around a one-year term as a board member at FIIRE (Forum for innovation incubation Research & Entrepreneurship). He has also been a Chief Strategist at Houston Technology Center. Overall, he is skilled in Global Delivery, IT Strategy, Management, Business Relationship Management and Risk Management.
Markets Interested: Technology, Digital, Food
Investments: Invilogic, Silly Monks, Ittisa, Dogsee Chew, and more.
Sreenivasa, the Chairman and MD of Ektha (a technology solutions provider company) is a prominent investor and mentor for startups. He is an alum of BITS Pilani, and by the virtue of his vast experiences, he helps startups in their journey of growth and development.
Markets Interested: Biometrics, Technology, IT, Gaming
Investments: SETU Software Systems, InCights, Fortuity Infotech, and more.
He is the founder and Ex-COO of T-Hub, Hyderabad. He is an active and keen angel investor, thereby helping various Indian Startups via funding and mentorship. He has gained over 25 years of experience in product strategy, product management and business development, but according to him, His true passion lies in helping startups scale and to build thriving communities around entrepreneurship. He entails a deeper insight into the global and Indian startup ecosystem.
Abhinav Ram Reddy
Markets Interested: Manufacturing, Infrastructure, and FMCG
Investments: Cookifie, Flatpebble, Tattva, Wow! Momo, and more.
Abhinav is the owner of GAR Corporation Pvt Ltd, a leading commercial real estate asset creation company. He is an active member of the Indian Angel Network and also the Hyderabad Angels Venture. He is the partner at StartupXseed Ventures, thereby has immense experience in the field of investments and finance.
He completed his Bachelor of Science, Finance, Marketing from Weatherhead School of Management, and OPM from Harvard Business School.
Vineel Reddy Pindi
Markets Interested: Edtech, Technology, IT
Investments: EngineersHub, BikeShed and more.
Vineel Reddy Pindi, the Founder, and CEO of Collab House (a co-working space provider) has a keen interest in the field of angel investing. He was a core member of TEDxHyderabad.
Markets Interested: Technology and Retail
Investments: MARUT Drones, Varaha Studio, and more.
Kiran Darisi is the Co-Founder & VP of Engineering at Freshworks. Prior to Freshworks he worked in Zoho Corporation and Accenture Technology Solutions. He has keen interest in investments. He is an angel investor in multiple startups and also guides entrepreneurs as technical mentor. He is also part of multiple Venture Capital funds.
This was our list of Angel Investors in Hyderabad. If you are an investor, connect with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get featured in the list.
What are startup Investors called?
An angel investor (also known as a private investor, seed investor or angel funder) is a high net worth individual who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs, typically in exchange for ownership equity in the company.
How to get Investors in India?
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How much do angel investors invest in India?
The range can be anywhere from Rs. 5 lacs to 2 Crores depending upon the financial risk capacity of the individual.