Nexus India Capital is one of the two firms from India to be named in the Red Herring top 100 Global Venture Capital firms. Nexus India Capital got a place in the top 100 winner list compiled by Red Herring, from among more than a thousand known and active venture funds across the globe. To see the entire list, visit www.herringevents.com/GlobalVC09
According to Red Herring, this group of Top 100 Venture Capital firms represents almost all of the exits, returns, or liquidity events that have happened since 2003. After more than an eight month effort, analyzing data from public, semi-public and private sources and hours of discussions with investors in these venture funds, Red Herring has ranked the best performers in the venture capital industry on a qualitative and quantitative basis for the first time since the creation of the venture capital industry.
Nexus, India’s leading venture capital fund, was started in 2006 by successful entrepreneurs in India and Silicon Valley. It has $320m under management and an active portfolio of over 20 companies in India across technology, consumer services, media, energy, agribusiness, outsourced services, internet and mobile. Some of the companies that Nexus has invested in include Komli (Internet ad network), Suminter (Organic farming), Dlight (Solar Lights), Kirusa (Voice SMS), DimDim (Open Source Web Conferencing), Mapmyindia (Digital Navigation), Unicon (Financial Services) and Netmagic (Internet managed service provider). Investors in Nexus include leading university endowments, foundations and sovereign funds.