Top Angel Investors for Startups in India

Angel investors have given boom to Indian start ups in recent years. They are the major source of fund availability for start ups. With the prime the purpose of funding promising startups many enture capitals have also been build by entrepreneurs.

Let's check the exhaustive list Indian angel investers:

1) Abhishek Rungta

Abhishek Rungta is connected to an award-winning digital innovation venture, Indus Net Technologies. He is founder and CEO of Indus Net Technologies. He is a Multimedia Technology post graduate from the University of Bath.

Start ups like iDubba, Secpanel, Eduora, Azoi Inc., Shopo.in, Letsventure, Plivo, iimjobs, CapricornGifting, and CarSingh got his investment.

2) Ajay Lavakare

Ajay Lavakare have invested in SmartVizX and PropheSee and is also in board of directors in these companies. He is a Structural Engineer and which he studied at Stanford University. Startups like InnovAccer got his investment.

3) Ajeet Khurana

Ajeet is an ex CEO of IIT Bombay’s Business Incubator and currently working as an Advisor at Kalaari Capital. Startups like Raincan, Stitchwood, Leaf Wearables and Medd have got his investment.

4) Aloke Bajpai

Aloke Bajpai is ex Vice President of Distribution Strategies at FinalQuadrant Solutions and current CEO at ixigo.com. Startups like AppVirality Inc, MealHopper, OnlineTyari, Sourceeasy, and ZAPR have got his investment.

5) Amit Somani

Managing Partner at Prime Ventures, Amit Sonani is educated in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin. Startups like like Advises Phone Warrior Inc, Ixigo.com, Qikwell Technologies India, Advises Phone Warrior Inc, Ixigo.com, HotelTravel.com and MindTickle have got his investment.

6) Anand Chandrasekaran

A Stanford University graduate Anand is the Director of Platform / Product Partnerships at Facebook Messenger. He has heavily invested in more than 30 start ups. Startups like GoldVIP Technology Solutions (Crown-it), Makkajai, Buttercups, Innov8 Coworking, Makkajai, Buttercups, Aisle, Rentongo.com, Fynd, ToneTag, GoldVIP Technology Solutions (Crown-it), and Splitkart have got his investment.

7) Anand Ladsariya

Founder of Everest Flavours LTD. and an ex-Chairman of CHEMEXCIL, Anand Ladsariya have invested in more than 35 startups.

Startups like Oyo Rooms, Myntra, Mobiquest, Uniphore, Algorhythm, Tonbo Imaging, Appsdaily,Morpheus Tritya, Traffline, Aurality, Dexl, Exclusively.in, Framebench, Speakwell, Serial Innovation, Asiatic, and Assured Risk have got his investment..

8) Anil Jain

Co-Founder of Venture Catalysts, Anil Jain is financial sector and real estate sector expert. Using his expertise, he Co-Founded Wallfort Financial Services Ltd and Wallfort Properties Ltd.

Startups like Supr Daily have got his investment.

9) Anirudh Damani

Managing Partner at Artha India Ventures, Anirudh Damani is a graduate in Economics and Business Administration from Austin College.

Startups like ShabdaNagari, ConfirmTKT.com, LenDen Club, FindURClass, and JustRide have got his investment.

10) Ankur Warikoo

Founder & CEO of nearbuy.com Ankur was CEO of Groupon India for over 4 years.

Startups like Letsreach.co, Targeting Mantra, and Limetray have got his investment.

11) Anuj Golecha

CA by qualification, Anuj Golecha co-founded Venture Catalysts.

Anuj Golecha have invested in many startups like AbsentiaVR, DSYH, Supr Daily, Vahanalytics, The Home Salon, Vahanalytics, Appsay, LenDen Club, AbsentiaVR, DSYH, The Home Salon, Vahanalytics, Appsay, LenDen Club, Inc42, and CoutLoot.

12) Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal have completed graduation from Boston College and is a Founder and CEO at People Group. He is also ex-Chairman and the the founding member of Internet and Mobile Association of India.

Startups like JustRide, Ola Cabs, Druva, Interactive Avenues, Sapience, Pretty Secrets, and Café Zoe get benefit of his investment.

13) Arun Venkatachalam

Former Head of Strategy & Business Development at Murugappa Group, Arun completed his Masters in Business Administration from London Business School.

Indian startups like Industry Buying, IndusOS (Firstouch), ZoomCar, ZestMoney, Wealthy, Posist Technologies, Aureus Analytics, Endless Robotics,AdPushup, AutoLotto, Boost, and ZipLoans got his investment.

14) Bhanu Chopra

Hospitality and Travel technology solutions company RateGain was fouded by Bhanu Chopra.

Many startups like Mozio, Interview Master, and HotelsAroundYou have got his investment. <

15) Bhupen Shah

CTO and Co-Founder of SlingMedia Inc., Bhupen Shah have studied at the University of Michigan.

Having invested in startups like ten3T, Frrole, and GigSky, he is included in our angel investors list.

16) Dheeraj Jain

One of the most active angel invester in India, Dheeraj Jain has invested in more than 23 start ups last year alone.

Many startups like Simpli5d Technologies, Just Ride, CoHo, Deyor Camps, Burger Singh, Dogspot, Mappr, Shipsy, QDesk, Oprahi Wines, and Tablehero have got is investment.

17) Dr. Apoorv Sharma

Dr. Apoorv Sharma has established at least 10 incubators including IAN Incubator, Somaiya Incubator,JSS TBI ( Best Incubator Award,2005), and EDII.

Startups like Supr Daily , Beardo.in, ConfirmTKT.com have got benefit of his investment.

18) Dr. Ritesh Malik

Dr. Ritesh Malik is the Founder of Woodapple Hospitality, ThinkPot and few more business ventures.

Startups like Mashinga, Harvin Academy, SectorQube Inc., and Fin Robotics have got his investment.

19) Girish Mathrubootham

Founder and CEO of social customer support software FreshDesk, Girish was also vice president of product management at Zoho Corporation.

Many startups like The Ken, i Service, BookEventz, Innov8 Coworking, Qustn Technologies, Hubilo Softech, MadRat Games, Zarget,Betaout, and Frilp have got his investment.

20) Indus Khaitan

CMO of SirionLabs, Indus Khaitan is a computer science graduate from Birla Institute of Technology.

Startups like Practo, bounce.io, Phitesla, Interviewstreet, 99tests, sourceeasy, Sarga Eco-Fabrics, GrexIt, Emo2, and CirroSecure have got his investment.

21) Krishnan Ganesh

CEO of the online tutoring company TutorVista, Krishnan Ganesh invests in 5 startups a year along with his Meena Ganesh.

Many startups including SilverPush, Overcart, Browntape,HackerEarth, Must See India, Oximity, delyver.com, and Onlineprasad.com have got his investment.

22) Kunal Bahl

Founder and CEO of Snapdeal, Kunal Bahl graduated from Wharton School of Pennsylvania.

Startups like Supr Daily, Bharat Bazaar, Rapido, Bira, Flyrobe, Shopsense, LetsVenture, Jugnoo, and Indus OS have got his investment.

23) Kunal Shah

Founder and Chairman of FreeCharge, Kunal Shah is also an advisor at Sequoia India.

Having invested in startups like Bharat Bazaar, GoldVIP Technology Solutions (Crown-it), Unacademy, Pocket Aces, ShaadiSaga, DailyNinja and Remitware Payments, he is also included in our angel investors list.

24) Manish Singhal

Manish Singhal is the Co-Founder and CEO at LetsVenture.

DropKaffe, AdPushup, Freshersworld, Apartment Adda, FlipClass, and AdSpark are the startups which got his investment.

25) Meena Ganesh

CEO of Portea Medical, Meena Ganesh has investments in Consumer Internet, Healthcare, and SaaS industries.

Her investment includes in the startups like Oximity, SilverPush, Onlineprasad.com, Must See India, Overcart, delyver.com, Browntape, and HackerEarth.

26) Naveen Tewari

Naveen Tewari started mKhoj (now known as InMobi), a mobile advertising network. He is an IIT graduate ahd have invested in startups like Wooplr, Springboard, Razorpay, LetsVenture, Indus OS, Zimmber, Mango Games, ZAPR, and Mettl.

27) Nikunj Jain

inoXapps founder Nikunj Jain have a lot of interest in technology based start ups. His company inoXapps develops games and app Android devices and he also have another venture frankly.me where celebrities respond via video to questions asked by their fans.

Nikunj have invested in many start ups like Inc42, JustRide, Jobspire, and Wigzo Technologies.

28) Ratan Tata

This name is not unknown for the most of Indians, Ratan Tata, a former Tata Sons chairman have received two of the highest civilian awards in India including Padma Bhushan in 2000 and Padma Vibhushan in 2008.

After retirement Ratan Tata is full investment mood and he has invested in many in startups like GOQii, Moglix, Teabox, Idea Chakki, YourStory, MadRat Games,NestAway, Bollant, Invictus Oncology, niki.ai, MUrgency, and Cashkaro.

29) Sachin Bansal

Co-Founder and CEO of Flipkart, Sachin Bansal have previously worked at Amazon as an senior software engineer.

He has also invested in many startups like Unacademy, Sigtuple, Sigtuple, Plabro Networks, Inshorts, SpoonJoy, Tracxn, and Ather Energy.

30) Sharad Sharma

The for Yahoo! India R&D CEO, Sharad Sharma has experience of more than 20 years in the enterprise software, internet, and infrastructure markets. He also co-founded BrandSigma and iSPIRT Foundation.

He has invested in many startups like like IntensAquatica, Amigobulls, Wishberry, Vebbler, MyPoolin, Frrole, Apartment Adda, LetsVenture, Ciafo, and i7 Networks.

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