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Top 7 women investors

Updated: Dec 3, 2022

27V (Twenty-Seven Ventures) leads first founding rounds for thoughtful founders building the future of learning and labor. The Fund invests $50-$500k in global EdTech and Future of Work startups, leading Pre-Seed rounds and investing at Seed

Businesses founded by women deliver higher revenue—more than 2 times as much per dollar invested—than those founded by men, making women-owned companies better investments for financial backers.2021 saw an 83% increase in funding for women founders, the total is still only 2% of dollars invested in venture-backed companies. This creates a huge opportunity for innovators seeking to get the higher return from investing in diversity

Female Founders Fund

Female Founders Fund started in 2014 to make investments in tech start-ups

with female founders. E-commerce, web-enabled offerings, markets, and

interfaces are some of the areas of concentration.

List of top 7 women investors

Ankita Vasishta

Location: Bengaluru, London, San Jose

Industry: Healthtech, Edtech, Fintech, Cybersecurity, Foodtech, Ecommerce,

Data and Enterprise tech

Average Ticket Size: $500K

Portfolio: Licious, Luxola, Consure, Uniphore, Pretty Secrets, Inner Chef,

Fitternity, Go, Coop, Mpaani

Bala Deshpande, NEA

Location: NA

Industry: Sector Agnostic

Average Ticket Size: $5 Mn – $25 Mn.

Portfolio: Air Works, FSS, Panacea Medical, MediSys, Naaptol, Nova,

GreytHR and Intelligence Node

Debjani Ghosh

Location: Gurugram

Industry: Sector Agnostic

Average Ticket Size: $7.70K – $15.41K (INR 5- INR 10 Lakhs)

Portfolio: INCLOV, Mobile Walla

TMeeta Malhotra

Location: Bengaluru

Industry: Sector Agnostic

Average Ticket Size: $30K – $100K

Portfolio: Voonik, Your Story, Lets Venture, Kinetic Glue, Axis Rooms,


Padmaja Ruparel, IAN

Location: New Delhi

Average Ticket Size: up to $25K (personally); up to $1 Mn (through IAN

Angel Investor Group); $1mn to $5 Mn (through IAN Fund)

Paula Mariwala, Stanford Angels, Entrepreneurs India & Seed Fund

Location: Mumbai

Industry: Fintech, Education, Deep Tech, Social Impact

Average Ticket Size: NA

Portfolio: RedBus, Carwale, Voonik, Heckyl, Brown tape, Frontier Markets,

Resorts- (through Seed fund); Unacademic, Gyan Dhan, Kopy Kitab, Beta out,

Your Dost, Aawaz De (Angel Investments)

Dr Anu Gupta

Location: Hyderabad

Industry: Technology

Average Ticket Size: Undisclosed

Portfolio: Meetings and offices, Kalaage, Edgefc, Imaginary, Swajal (in the


in 2021 ,83% increase in funding for women founders

Reference : Women Entrepreneurship Encyclopedia by Dr.Rumi Borah

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