Z3Partners Tech Fund, a Mumbai, India-based venture capital firm, held the first close of its fund, at US$ 14m.
Founded by Gautam Patel, Co-Founder of Zodius Technology Fund and Zodius Technology Opportunities Fund (investee Companies include BigBasket, Pepperfry, OfBusiness, MedGenome, etc.), who has been investing in Tech and Digital startups for 20 years, Anand Batra, ex leadership at Pepperfry, Yusuf Allana, ex Finance Director at Colgate Palmolive, and Avinash Kapur, ex Deloitte, Z3Partners is a US$ 100m target Tech and Digital Fund that will invest in early-growth startups in:
- B2B Commerce,
- Data Analytics,
The firm has also announced its first investments in:
- Cyfirma, a cyber threat intelligence software startup and
- DealShare, a social commerce-led online grocery startup.