Anirudh Damani Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 6

Exits

Anirudh Damani General Information

Description

Mr. Anirudh Damani serves as a Director at Artha India Ventures. He also serves as Managing Partner at Artha Venture Fund. He served as a Board Member at FindURClass, Getwork, HobSpace, Lemnisk, LenDenClub, and Linden Alpha. He is an Angel Investor. He served as an Advisor at Venture Catalysts (Mumbai). 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 U.S. energy markets. His job responsibilities included: i. Recruiting, training, developing, nurturing & firing salespeople ii. Developing & mentoring sales managers, area managers & regional managers iii. Developed & trained 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, and CoutLoot. He also sits on the board of many startup & angel networks as his investment acumen, sales & marketing experience, team building & leadership quotient are eagerly sought by investors and founders. He is an active member of the 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 LPs 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. Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group which stands for entrepreneurship, sustainability, and growth working in unison to achieve corporate goals, inspired him to create Artha Group. He chose early-stage investing and renewable energy as the focus areas for the group. In renewable energy, he sees the ability for each village of India to become a center of economic growth and in Indian entrepreneurship the thrust to light up our great country. He overlooks all the activities of the group and is primarily responsible for maintaining and promoting the corporate culture and ethics and is the group's spokesperson. Recently, he has taken on the responsibility of GP for the first early-stage VC fund out of the Artha stable.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • NM Joshi Marg, Marathon Futurexarg, Lower Parel
  • A-902, Marathon Futurex, Mafatlal Mills Compound
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
  • India
+91 022 0000 0000

Anirudh Damani Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Coutloot 19-Aug-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Arcatron Mobility 01-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
The Bohri Kitchen 18-Dec-2017 0000 00000 00000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Chai Break 11-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Nuos 29-Mar-2017 0000 00000 000.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Supr Techlabs 21-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
LenDenClub 12-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00000 Consumer Finance Profitable 0000000 000000
Inc42 09-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00000 Publishing Profitable 0000000 000000
FindURClass 28-Jan-2016 Seed Round 00000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000000 000000
SIFTR Labs 24-Jan-2016 Seed Round 00000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000

Anirudh Damani Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
FindURClass 01-Oct-2023 Out of Business
Confirmtkt 18-Feb-2021 000000000000000000
Supr Techlabs 01-Aug-2018 000000000000000000 00000
SIFTR Labs 29-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
Klip.In 01-Jan-2017 Out of Business
Paletly Designs 01-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Anirudh Damani Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Anirudh Damani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Anirudh Damani Angel Investor 00 0 0 Mumbai, India

Anirudh Damani Co-Investors (13)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
360-Nautica 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Astarc Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
CIO Angel Network 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Meta Platforms 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Venture Catalysts (Mumbai) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Anirudh Damani FAQs

  • Who is Anirudh Damani?

    Anirudh Damani is an angel Investor who has made 17 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Anirudh Damani?

    Anirudh Damani is an angel investor.

  • What does Anirudh Damani do?

    As an angel investor, Anirudh Damani invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Anirudh Damani invested in?

    Anirudh Damani has made numerous investments in companies like Coutloot, Arcatron Mobility, and The Bohri Kitchen within the Internet Retail, Devices and Supplies, and Restaurants and Bars industries.

  • What has Anirudh Damani invested in recently?

    Anirudh Damani's latest investment was on 19-Aug-2021 in Coutloot, a company within the Internet Retail industry.

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