ah! Ventures is a startup focused growth catalyst that brings together promising businesses and investors by creating wealth creation opportunities for both. ah!’s unique model serves investors, entrepreneurs & enablers through a unique blend of customised services, skill, and industry & domain experience.
Founded in 2010, ah! Ventures has systematically disrupted India’s early stage funding ecosystem through its innovative approach toward startup investing. First of its kind initiatives like the CLUB ah! network & platform, ah! Angels (India’s largest angel network), ah! Seeders and ah! VC networks (India’s first seed & VC investment networks respectively), have brought together and integrated the otherwise previously segregated startup funding lifecycle, under one roof. This, coupled with ah! Impact network, an impact investment network for investing in social enterprises and ah! Mentors network, a mentor network to assist startups in their growth and expansion, has today made ah! Ventures not just one of India’s most respected change leaders, but also a formidable industry force to recon with.
CLUB ah!, setup by ah! Ventures in 2012, is India’s first full-spectrum startup investment network & platform comprising of over 450 investors, including some of the renowned angels and early-stage VCs which represent the maturity of Indian early-stage ecosystem. Today the CLUB ah! platform boasts of over 2500+ startups, 400+ seed/angel investors and over 60 VCs & intuitional investors. Some of CLUB ah!’s recent investment include iDreamCareer (Career planning, Jun’15), Entropy (Engineering tech, May’15), LogicRoots (Edu-gaming, INR 2.5 Cr, Apr’15), Bluegape (Content & listicles platform, INR 1.3 Cr, Mar’15) and iTraveller (Travel marketplace, INR 6 Cr, Feb’15). The network also recently secured its first profitable exit from Harness Handitouch (Edu-tech, INR 1 Cr, Nov’12) within 2 years of its investment. CLUB ah! till date has invested close to INR 32 Cr in over 14 startups spread across varied industries and domains.