Darby Overseas Investments
Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd.—the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments—is a pioneer in emerging markets private equity investing with experience and on the ground presence in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America. With over a decade of experience and over 50 seasoned investment professionals in 12 offices worldwide, Darby has built a proven, successful track record of investments in this area focused on a variety of sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, media and consumer goods/services.
Matrix Partners India
Matrix Partners India is an investment firm with INR 3000 crores under management. The firm has led more than 50 companies from founding through to initial public offerings, and another 75 companies from founding through to profitable M&A events.The firm aims to be a trusted, long-term partner in building market leading companies. Matrix Partners India is a partnership with Matrix Partners, a 30 year-old investment firm with a consistent track record of delivering exceptional returns and partnering to build market leaders. Matrix has been fortunate to be a part of innovative companies such as Apple Computer, FedEx, Sycamore Networks and Veritas.
Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. Omidyar Network creates opportunity for people to improve their lives by investing in innovative organizations that harness the power of markets and helps scale innovative organizations to catalyse economic, social, and political change. In the Consumer Internet & Mobile sector, Omidyar Network prefers companies that enable meaningful peer-to-peer interaction, provide efficient access to products and services, and facilitate creation, discovery, and distribution of trustworthy information.
Sequoia helps founders turn imaginative ideas into enduring companies. As the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs,” the Sequoia team has worked closely with legendary founders such as Steve Jobs of Apple, Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner of Cisco, Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google, Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Max Levchin, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel of PayPal, David Filo and Jerry Yang of Yahoo! and Steve Chen and Chad Hurley of YouTube. Our partner entrepreneurs in India include Amit Jain and Anurag Jain of Cardekho, Jaspreet Singh of Druva, Neeraj Biyani and Neeraj Kakkar of Hector Beverages, VSS Mani of Just Dial, Vikas Jain, Sumeet Kumar and Rahul Sharma of Micromax, Dhiraj Rajaram of Mu Sigma, Loney Anthony of Prizm Payments, Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam of True Caller, Darshan Patel and Dipam Patel of Vini Cosmetics and Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah of Zomato. Sequoia is now helping the next generation of innovators build the lasting companies of tomorrow. To know more about the Sequoia team in India and the companies we have partnered with, please visit www.sequoiacap.com