Nandan Nilekani Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 27

  • Portfolio
  • 14

  • Exits
  • 5


Nandan Nilekani General Information


Mr. Nandan Nilekani is a Co-Founder and General Partner at The Fundamentum Partnership. He is also the Founder of NRJN Family Trust. He co-founded one of India's largest technology services companies, Infosys, in 1981. He serves as Board Member at Avanti Finance. At last count, its market cap was $34 Billion. During his five-year tenure (March 2002-April 2007) as the company's CEO, revenue grew six-fold to $3 billion. He went on to work on what is today hailed as the biggest social project on the planet: Aadhaar. Nandan was the Founding Chairman of UIDAI which was a Government of India initiative to give every Indian resident a unique ID named Aadhaar and served in the Government till March 2014. Over 1 Billion people got an Aadhaar ID within 6 years of launch. As an investor now, he continues to wear this think-big cap. He thoroughly enjoys looking at how Indian entrepreneurs identify original Indian problems and then solve these with the application of technology. He has made personal investments in a clutch of differentiated startups that include ShopX, RailYatri (co-investment with Helion), angel investment platform LetsVenture, Sedemac (an innovative leader in automotive electronics), and Power2SME (a B2B marketplace). He is the Chairman and co-founder of EkStep, a non-profit philanthropic initiative to use technology to enhance learning opportunities for millions of children. He's now excited about transferring his learnings of building mega-scale ideas and lasting legacies. Helping younger entrepreneurs do this is what's driven him to set up Fundamentum. Going forward, Fundamentum will be the sole platform for him to engage with the start-up world. He will be actively involved in selecting and mentoring companies.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Bangalore, Karnataka
  • India

Nandan Nilekani Investments (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Spinny 02-Mar-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 24-Feb-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 24-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00000 Logistics Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 12-Dec-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Logistics Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
0000000 01-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 27-Apr-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
00000000000000 31-Mar-2018 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 19-Sep-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Iron and Steel Mining Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 00000000
ThePrint 11-Jul-2017 Angel (individual) 00.000 Publishing Startup 000000 00000000
4TiGO 01-May-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Logistics Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
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Nandan Nilekani Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Tracxn Technologies 20-Oct-2022 IPO 000.00
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Mubble 24-Sep-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Coffee Day Enterprises 02-Nov-2015 IPO 00000
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Nandan Nilekani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Nandan Nilekani Angel Investor 00 0 0 Bangalore, India
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Nandan Nilekani Co-Investors (24)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alteria Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Blume Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Accel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Norwest Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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