Anirudh Damani Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 9
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 4

Anirudh Damani General Information


Mr. Anirudh Damani serves as Managing Partner and Director at Artha India Ventures. He is a 4th generation entrepreneur. He serves as Board Member at LenDen Club. His entrepreneurial career began as the co-founder of a company that procured long-term energy contracts for power companies in the deregulated markets. His job responsibilities included: i. Recruiting, training, developing, nurturing & firing sales people ii. Developing & mentoring sales managers, area managers & regional managers iii. Developing & training his team on sales & marketing material He started investing in early-stage startups as an angel investor; with the intention of helping young founders with the knowledge, he had gained from sales, marketing & human resources. Leveraging his vast entrepreneurial knowledge, he was able to quickly identify disruptive products & services and teams capable of executing their plans. Some of the successful investments that he has personally made include Exotel, NowFloats, OYO Rooms, Tala, LendenClub, and CoutLoot. He also sits on the board of many startup & angel networks as his investment acumen, sales & marketing experience, team building & leadership quotient is eagerly sought by investors and founders. He is an active member of Indian Angel Network and a Board member of Venture Catalyst. Previously on various boards at Venture Nursery As a Managing Partner at AVF, his role is to identify, evaluate and negotiate investments in startups. Post investment he works with the founders to achieve the right product-market fit, develop effective sales and marketing strategies, help founders recruit key personnel and help them in setting up key processes that will enable them to build strong successful businesses. He is also the key point of contact for LP's in the fund and sits on the investment committee of AVF-I. He has completed his Double Major in Economics and Business Administration from Austin College, Texas, USA.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 5, Surya Mahal, B Bharucha Road
  • Fort
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
  • India
+91 022 0000 0000

Anirudh Damani Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Chai Break 11-Dec-2017 Later Stage VC 00000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000 00000000 21-Dec-2016 0000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000 09-Feb-2016 0000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000 0000 24-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000 05-Aug-2015 0000 00000 000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000000 21-Jul-2014 0000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000.00 27-Sep-2013 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 000000
Paletly Designs 21-Aug-2013 Early Stage VC 00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Exotel Early Stage VC Telecommunications Service Providers Profitable 0000000 000000
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Anirudh Damani Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Supr Techlabs 01-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000
00000 0000 29-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
Klip.In 01-Jan-2017 Out of Business
Paletly Designs 01-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Anirudh Damani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Anirudh Damani Angel Investor 00 0 0 Mumbai, India
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Anirudh Damani Co-Investors (38)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Venture Catalysts (Mumbai) 4 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Artha India Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Anand Ladsariya 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Apoorv Sharma 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Great Oaks Venture Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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