At a time when start-ups have been flourishing across the country, 3one4 Capital is among the firms that have established itself strongly within a short period.
3one4 Capital is an early-stage deep involvement venture capital firm based in Bangalore. Through a deep involvement strategy, the firm is committed to staying biased towards action and harnessing the best resources to help start-ups deliver audacious results. The fund’s focus areas include machine-driven actionable intelligence services for the enterprise, enterprise automation, ambient intelligence technologies, consumer products, fintech, media and multi-lingual content generation, and health. 3one4 manages a corpus of + $100 Mn and a portfolio of 50+ investments across the early stage.
The firm works in select market categories and in the intersection of adjacencies that are large, growing, and ready for unique products and services. The company believes transformative capital is informed, networked and constantly adapting to work with the innovators disrupting large markets. The firm feels this is a critical parameter in a long list of features that combine to realize exponential influence and disproportionate gains.
Pranav Pai is the Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer at 3one4 Capital - an early stage venture capital fund based in Bangalore, India. Pranav is deeply involved with the startup ecosystem and leads investments and portfolio construction at 3one4 Capital. As part of 3one4, he has made over 50 seed and venture capital investments across several investment categories in India and the US. 3one4’s investments include YourStory, Licious, Faircent, DarwinBox, BetterPlace, Tonetag, Tripoto, i2e1, and Tracxn. The fund has been consistently ranked as one of India's top investment firms. Pranav serves on the boards of and as an advisor to several of the companies in the portfolio.
Through an independent dedicated LP strategy, Pranav also engages with an extended funding ecosystem of over 30 different investment vehicles across private equity over different sub asset-classes such as early and growth stage venture capital, public markets, real estate project financing, and venture debt in India and the US.
Siddarth Pai is the Founding Partner and Chief Financial Officer at 3one4 Capital. At 3one4 Capital, Siddarth leads a team of finance professionals and business analysts that manage the end-to-end processes from deal evaluations and diligence over legal and financial dimensions to portfolio management operations across the set of deployments. He also leads the core team that has specified and built proprietary software systems for portfolio management, financial analysis, metrics tracking, cross-category research, and valuation exercises.
He has successfully closed more than 60 investments in companies through the fund and is regularly consulted by the top audit, accounting, taxation, and legal professionals in the venture investment field in India. Siddarth has also led over 30 investments in other investment vehicles across multiple asset classes in India and the US, such as such as early and growth stage venture capital, public market equities, real estate project financing, and venture debt.