Sandeep Murthy on his Lightbox fund, consumer tech investing and transition from Sherpalo
Sandeep Murthy, who till recently headed Ram Shriram's venture capital firm Sherpalo Ventures and also oversaw the India activities of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), has floated his own VC firm Lightbox Management Ltd. The firm has kicked off by buying out the existing investments of Sherpalo and KPCB in what is called a secondary pooled transaction. The first fund has a portfolio comprising companies like GreenDust, ZoomIn, MapmyIndia, Paymate, FutureBazaar and Kotak Urja. Murthy is also raising a $90 million fund.
In an exclusive video interview with VCCTV, Sandeep Murthy shares his investment strategy, sector focus and fundraising plans.
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