Top Startups Funded By Trifecta Capital: A Rope To Reach Success

Damini Bhandary Damini Bhandary
Oct 3, 2021 8 min read
Top Startups Funded By Trifecta Capital: A Rope To Reach Success

To build a startup, one needs more than talent, perseverance, and desire. On that list of necessities, funds take the number one spot. For any kind of startup, getting funds is definitely not a piece of cake.

Trifecta Capital with its existence makes acquiring funds a little bit easier for startups. The traditional way of getting a loan from a bank is not that easy, not every new company gets that help.

Thankfully, venture debt like thing exists in reality. Trifecta Capital here plays a significant role. It is one of the companies that put its trust in the startups that have the potential to reach the peak of success. At this age, having someone, who puts their trust in you, is something, that is truly rare. Trifecta Capital lends its hands to new businesses and takes a pledge to rise with them together.

We rise by lending a hand to others.

-Svetlana Fernandes

About Trifecta Capital

Trifecta Capital is the first company in India, that provides venture debt to startups. It first steps its foot in the business world in the year 2014, as a venture debt firm. It was founded by Nilesh Kothari and Rahul Khanna. The firm mostly focuses on, early growth stage companies and had invested almost ₹1800 Crores from 2015 to 2020.

At first, it launched with a ₹500 Crore fund. Trifecta with its ways gets to be a part of the growth of different companies. It has invested in over 70 companies and counting. Their aim is “Financial offering designed to help you at every step of your journey to success.”

Trifecta definitely has one of the strongest portfolios. It has funded some big names in the business and has been a part of their growth process. Some of those companies are: Lets look at Business Funded By Trifecta Capital

BigBasket
Infra.Market
PharmEasy
DailyHunt
ShareChat
Cars24
CarDekho
Ninjacart
Vedantu
BharatPe
FAQ

BigBasket

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Bigbasket Logo

The largest online grocery store in India, Bigbasket delivers grocery and household items to the customers. Founded in 2011 by Hari Menon, Vipul Parekh, VS Ramesh, VS Sudhakar, and Abhinay Choudhari. BigBasket has taken an initiative to deliver fresh grocery items to the doorsteps of every household that demands them.

BigBasket secured a new deal with Trifecta in July 2019 and fixed a venture debt of ₹100 Crores. Before that, in 2017, Trifecta lend its hand to BigBasket by providing a fund of ₹45 Crore. This time, BigBasket stated that the ₹100 Crores fund will mostly use in supply chains and warehouses. The Covid-19 pandemic led to a sharp 84% rise in the number of its consumers. As per the Financial year 2021, this e-commerce revenue is INR 3818.2 Crores.

Infra.Market

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InfraMarket Logo

The construction solution company uses technology to organize the construction industry and make the price of materials more transparent. It was founded in the year 2016 by Aaditya Sharda and Souvik Sengupta. It deals with the real estate and construction industry and is a platform that connects clients to those who provide materials at an affordable cost.

In the year 2020, Infra.Market raised ₹40 Crore as venture debt from Trifecta. It fund was reportedly used for geographical expansion. As per the year 2021, Infra.Market's revenue is $700 million.

PharmEasy

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PharmEasy Logo

Another online business, this time it deals with the purchase and delivery of medicine and other medical supplies. It is India’s finest pharmacy app. The best thing is, the customers receive the medicine within 48 hours of their order placement.

It came into existence in 2014 and is founded by Dharmil Sheth, Dhaval Shah, and Mikhil Innani. It connects the consumers with pharmacy stores that are situated nearby and helps in getting medical supplies in just a click.

Trifecta invested ₹15 Crore in PharmEasy in the December of 2017 as the venture debt. Later in 2018 E-pharmacy startup PharmEasy raised Rs 40 crore of debt from Trifecta. India’s top Pharmacy app decided to use the fund provided by Trifecta to develop their technology to establish more smooth performance. As per the financial year 2020, the revenue of PharmEasy is ₹637 Crore.


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Dailyhunt

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Dailyhunt Logo

This mobile application software has taken it upon itself to provide news on all trending topics. Founded in the year 2007 by Umang Bedi, Umesh Kulkarni, and Virendra Gupta, it is serving Indian customers every day since then. It is based in Bangalore, India.

Trifecta has invested a confidential amount of money in Dailyhunt. As per the financial year of 2020, the revenue of Daily Hunt is ₹310 Crore

ShareChat

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ShareChat Logo

It is a social media and social networking service (SNS) founded in the year 2015 by  Ankush Sachdeva, Bhanu Pratap Singh, and Farid Ahsan. The best part is, it is available in 15 regional languages of India. As its name suggests one can share content and it has the feature of the direct message as well.

In the year 2020, ShareChat secured a deal with Trifecta and got a venture debt of $8.86 million. The revenue of ShareChat is ₹38.12 Crore as per the financial year of 2020.

Cars24

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Cars24 Logo

Cars24 is an online marketplace to buy and sell previously owned cars and bikes. It was founded by Gajendra Jangid, Mehul Agrawal, Ruchit Agarwal, and Vikram Chopra in 2015. It is now quite easy to sell a car, which was quite a hassle before, thanks to Cars24. It is considered one of India’s fastest-growing marketplaces for selling used cars.

In 2017, the then two-year-old company was able to strike a deal with Trifecta. At that time, Trifecta invested a non-disclosed amount in the company. This time, Cars24 seal a deal of ₹100 Crore from the venture debt firm Trifecta in June 2021.

With the demand spurring for used cars in the country, Cars24 will use this fund to make its business more strong in the industry. In return, this will help it become a strong competitor for its rival businesses. The revenue of Cars24 is ₹1688 Crore.

CarDekho

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CarDekho Logo

This is an online platform where one can sell and buy cars. It provides every bit of information about the automobile industry. It is based in Gurgaon, India, and was founded in the year 2007 by Amit Jain and Anurag Jian.

In the year 2018 CarDekho raises a fund of $3.6 million from Trifecta and in 2021 they again got venture debt of ₹100 Crore. As per the financial year 2020, the revenue of CarDekho is ₹240 Crore.


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Ninjacart

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Ninjacart Logo

It is considered India's largest platform of the fresh produce supply chain. It was founded by Ashutosh Vikram, Sharath Babu Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, Vasu Devan in the year 2015. It helps in distributing fruits and vegetables directly from farmers to buyers.

In the year 2018, Ninjacart raised ₹7 Crore venture debt from Trifecta Capital, and again in 2019, it secured a deal venture debt of almost ₹20 Crore. As per the report, the funding is being used for the growth of infrastructure and the technology Ninjacart uses. The revenue of this company in the 2020 financial year is ₹469 Crore.

Vedantu

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Vedantu Logo

Founded in the year 2011, Vedantu is an online tutoring platform for students. Here, one can find any subject tutor according to their choice and indulge with them in studies. The platform provides ‘LIVE’ one on one session between the teachers and the students. It is created by Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Saurabh Saxena, and Anand Prakash.

The app is extremely popular among students as it provides online tutoring. With superior technology, they are trying to engage in building up the biggest learning platform for students. It focuses on providing quality education and good teachers to the users of the app.

The venture debt firm Trifecta invests ₹9.42 Crore in Vedantu in the year 2019. This made the online platform’s value $100 million. Vedantu caters to the needs of over 40,000 students from all over the country.

BharatPe

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BharatPe Logo

Founded in the year 2018 by Ashneer Grover, Bhavik Koladiya, and Shashvat Nakrani, this financial service provider company mostly deal with payments via UPI. Based in New Delhi, India this company provides loans to its traders as well.

Trifecta funded ₹50 Crore to this Fintech company in 2021, the fund will be used for the growth of the lending business. The revenue as per the financial year of 2021 is ₹700 Crore.

Future Plans of Trifecta Capital

Trifecta is trying to help the startups that have high growth potential by providing them with funds and have a mission to make India one of the main hubs of Startups.

Conclusion

We live in a time where getting funds to begin with a startup is quite difficult. Trifecta started their journey to be the hope for those budding startups that showcase high growth and has a possibility of becoming a big brand in the near future. It is working and lending a helping hand to the dreamers to make their dream a reality, thus, their motive is to rise by lifting others.

Some of these companies are breaking the business world every day and proving their mettle by keeping the trust of Trifecta. Let’s learn about those companies a little bit.

FAQ

Where is Trifecta Capital Located?

Trifecta Capital is based and operates from Mumbai.

How much Trifecta Capital has invested?

Trifecta Capital has invested over ₹2200 Crore since 2015.

Who is the founder of Trifecta Capital?

Nilesh Kothari and Rahul Khanna are the founders of Trifecta Capital.

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