Lightbox Ventures pick a few entrepreneurs and work in the trenches with them to take something from an idea to a thriving business.

Basic Information

Mumbai, Maharashtra based Lightbox is a venture capital firm with their $400Mn fund focused on early-stage consumer technology businesses. The team behind Lightbox represents one of the most successful track records in VC in India. For the last 12 years, they have invested and built global technology businesses in India. Operating as Sherpalo, our investments included InMobi, Cleartrip and Naukri.com. A mix of entrepreneurs, technologists and investors, the Lightbox team has global operational and investing experience in consumer technology. The team has founded startups such as Cleartrip, Half.com, Evolv and also led functions at Google, eBay, Komli, IAC, Yahoo, Sony, Cleartrip, InMobi and NIIT. Their current portfolio includes Furlenco, Rebel Foods, Droom, Flinto and Melorra. Most recently, portfolio company Embibe was acquired by Reliance Jio in April 2019. At $180MM, it was the largest AI investment in education worldwide. See more

Headquarters

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Mumbai, Maharashtra , India

Founding Date

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2014

No. of Employees

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41 to 60

Core Team

:
1.

Sandeep Murthy

Partner

2.

Siddharth Talwar

Partner

3.

Prashant Mehta

Partner