TDV Partners(US) is a venture firm with an aim of investing in smart founders with global outlook from Day 1. In the next couple of decades, we believe that India is uniquely positioned to produce the next set of trillion dollar companies like the current day Microsoft, Google, Apple and Amazon.
Ujwal is the founding Partner of TDV Partners and he himself is a founder turned Investor. He has been a part of the startup ecosystem since last 7 years.
Built 2 companies as a founder and then invested in 20+ companies in his previous role at InnoVen Capital (Temasek backed). Some of his portfolio companies include Swiggy, Eruditus, Blackbuck, Licious, Dealshare, Epigamia, Agrostar, Treebo, Nestaway, Freshmenu, Shaadi.com, Belong, Active.ai, etc. These portfolio companies have cumulatively raised $3.5B+ and are valued at $14B+.
Ujwal has invested in more than a dozen startups personally and through syndicates. These are mostly across FinTech, SaaS, Marketplaces. TDV Partners aim to invest in another 12+ companies in the next 12 months.
1) Repeat Founders or founders with unique insights from their previous work experience
2) Businesses which are high on tech and low on ops
3) Exceptions will be there for stellar founding teams or co-investors
Through my own network