List of Startups Funded by Rajan Anandan

Bharath Bharath
Jun 9, 2022 24 min read
List of Startups Funded by Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan is an Angel Investor and businessman who currently serves as the Managing Director of Sequoia Capital India. He was born in 1966 in Sri Lanka. After schooling, Anandan went abroad for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering and completed them at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University.

Rajan Anandan served as the top executive in big tech companies. Before Sequoia Capital Anandan was the Vice President at Google India and the SEA region, Managing Director at Microsoft India and Vice President at Dell India. He was also a partner at McKinsey for 11 years from 1992. His passion for technology and hard work have taken him to a higher position in globally acclaimed companies.

Besides being an executive and a businessman, Rajan Anandan is an active Angel Investor. In the last 13 years, he has made around 80 personal investments in multiple startups. This article covers the entire investment portfolio of Rajan Anandan over the years.

List of Startups Funded by Rajan Anandan

  1. Smytten
  2. InnovAccer
  3. Indifi Technologies
  4. WebEngage
  5. Instamojo
  6. Dunzo
  7. Omnify
  8. NAYAN
  9. AskSid
  10. PlusPin Healthcare
  11. Freshtohome
  12. StyleDotMe
  13. simsim
  14. Codejudge
  15. Signzy
  16. Trell
  17. GamingMonk
  18. PregBuddy
  19. Buttercups
  20. Bombay Hemp Company
  21. Safe Security
  22. myUpchar
  23. Inclov
  24. EasyGov
  25. Crofarm
  26. Monsoon Credit Tech
  27. Karza Technologies
  28. Innov8 Coworking
  29. Wishberry
  30. Tinychef
  31. Rapido
  32. Maya
  33. Fulfil.IO
  34. Leflair
  35. Unacademy
  36. HashLearn
  37. Smartcooky
  38. AppVirality
  39. Zenatix
  40. Little Black Book
  41. Mypoolin
  42. Dazo
  43. Mapmygenome
  44. InstaLively
  45. ZipGo
  46. Appknox
  47. GiftCardsIndia
  48. POPxo
  49. Socialblood Inc
  50. SocialCops
  51. LetsVenture
  52. Ciafo
  53. Avaz
  54. Frrole
  55. Threadsol
  56. TravelKhana
  57. Airwoot
  58. Dataweave
  59. Lumos Design Technology
  60. Mobilewalla
  61. Myshaadi.in
  62. Aurality
  63. Reach Accountant
  64. MissMalini Entertainment
  65. authorSTREAM.com
Rajan Anandan Startup Investment

List of Startups Funded by Rajan Anandan

The following are the companies that have received funds from Rajan Anandan as an Angel Investor:

Smytten

Industry: Wellness and Beauty Care
Investment Amount: $1.3 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Smytten - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Smytten is an online wellness and beauty care startup that offers some new and exhilarating shopping experiences for its customers. The company also offers a free trial of over 500 Indian and International brands along with some exciting benefits and discounts.

Smytten raised a funding of $15 million through a Series A round in May 2022. Earlier, Smytten received a Seed Fund of $1.3 million on April 11, 2016. Rajan Anandan along with a few other investors was a part of it.

InnovAccer

Industry: Healthcare
Investment Amount: $2.5 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
InnoAccer - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

InnoAccer is a healthcare enterprise software company based in San Francisco. This platform curates and brings in all the information on healthcare and innovations in the industry and makes it accessible to everyone in need.

Through a Series E round held in December 2021, InnovAccer raised funding of $150 million from various investors. Rajan Anandan has also been one of the investors in InnovAccer during its Seed Round where it raised $2.5 million.

Indifi Technologies

Industry: Finance Lending
Investment Amount: $18.8 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Venture Capital

Indifi Technologies - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Indifi Technologies provides financial solutions to small businesses that have no access to banks and other lenders. Indifi analyzes the data of such businesses and arrives at their creditworthiness. The company then finds a suitable lender and helps them secure loans.

A sum of $18.8 million was invested by the investors, including Rajan Anandan, in November 2021 through the Venture Capital round. Also, an undisclosed sum was invested by him in Indifi Technologies during the Seed Round.

WebEngage

Industry: Customer data and marketing automation
Investment Amount: $100K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
WebEngage - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

WebEngage is a B2C customer data and marketing automation platform that helps companies to boost their revenues. WebEngage assists companies to personalize their website & application and launching targeted campaigns.

This startup received debt funding of $930k from investors in October 2021. WebEngage also received an Angel Investment of $100k from Rajan Anandan in October 2011

Instamojo

Industry: Financial Services
Investment Amount: $500K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Instamojo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

It is an online platform that offers store space for sellers to sell their products online. Instamojo integrates all the services like payments, marketing and shipping into its platform and offers simplified solutions. This company also offers online payment services for businesses.

Instamojo received an undisclosed amount through the Venture Capital round of funding held in June 2021. In May 2013 Instamojo managed to procure $500K as a Seed fund and an undisclosed amount during the Angel Round in July 2012. Anandan was a part of all the above investments.

Dunzo

Industry: E-Commerce
Investment Amount: $3.7 million in 2020 and $650K in 2016 (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Series E and Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Dunzo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Dunzo is an e-commerce platform that delivers groceries, food, meat, medicines, fruits and vegetables in big cities. It also offers pick-up and delivery services within cities.

Ranjan Anandan invested in Dunzo during its Series E funding in December 2020 and Seed funding in March 2016. The company received funding of $3.7 million and $650K in the respective rounds.

Omnify

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: $150K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Omnify - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Omnify is an online platform that helps businesses with booking and scheduling solutions in their day-to-day operation. This cloud-based platform also supports businesses with CRM, billing, staff and payment management.

Omnify went through two rounds of Seed Funding in which Anandan has invested. The first round of funding took place in April 2017 and the amount secured was $150K. In October 2020 Omnify went through the second round of funding and the amount remains undisclosed.


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NAYAN

Industry: Software Development and AI
Investment Amount: $2 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
NAYAN - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

NAYAN is a visual search engine that uses AI-powered software to find details on visuals and images. This platform offers a real-time search facility that can be used to find anything in the public domain. This company received a Seed Funding of $2 million in January 2020.

AskSid

Industry: E-Commerce
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
AskSid - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

AskSid is an e-commerce site that uses AI to offer conversational solutions to customers and deliver a seamless shopping experience for them. This company was acquired by GupShup in April 2022. Rajan Anandan along with Krishnakumar Natarajan invested an undisclosed amount in AskSid during its Angel Round in October 2020.

PlusPin Healthcare

Industry: Healthcare
Investment Amount: $675K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
PlusPin - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

PlusPin Healthcare partners with pharmacists, clinics, diagnostic centres and doctors to provide affordable healthcare services to people. It guides people with authentic and appropriate medical support in times of need.

Rajan Anandan invested $675K in PlusPin Healthcare along with a few other investors. The company raised this fund through Seed Round.

Freshtohome

Industry: E-Commerce
Investment Amount: $11 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Series A

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Freshtohome - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Freshtohome is an online platform that sells fresh fish, meat and chicken online and delivers it to customers’ doorstep at their convenient time. Freshtohome services are available in major cities. The company claims to sell only chemical-free and antibiotic-free fish and meat through its online store.

Freshtohome managed to procure $11 million in its Series A round of funding. Rajan Anandan has participated in Freshtohome’s Venture and Series A funding rounds.

StyleDotMe

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
StyleDotMe - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

StyleDotMe is an Augmented Reality fashion platform that enhances the jewellery shopping experience of users. This SaaS platform uses MirrAR software that helps users to view themselves in different jewellery and share them on social media.

On May 5, 2019, StyleDotMe received an undisclosed amount as Seed Fund from Rajan Anandan and other investors.

simsim

Industry: E-Commerce
Investment Amount: $1.3 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
simsim - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

It is a platform that connects customers with local suppliers and sellers. simsim posts expert review videos on products and sellers. This helps the customers to know their quality. This startup also offers product recommendations in fashion, beauty, kitchen appliances and many more areas.

Rajan Anandan participated in the Seed Funding round of simsim where the startup raised $1.3 million. He later made an exit from the company.

Codejudge

Industry: Software Development
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Pre-Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Codejudge - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Codejudge makes the process of hiring easy and valuable in the tech industry. It uses real-world projects to determine the skills of the developer. This platform simulates and automates the hiring process and helps identify the right person for the team.

Codejudge received an undisclosed amount from the Pre-Seed round of funding in January 2019.

Signzy

Industry: Software
Investment Amount: $3.6 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Series A

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Signzy - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Signzy is a software platform that provides AI-powered solutions to banks and other financial institutions. It helps the banks improve their speed and accuracy in dealing with customers and day-to-day operations.

Signzy obtained a $3.6 million fund on November 20, 2018, through a Series A funding round.

Trell

Industry: E-commerce
Investment Amount: $1.3 Million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Pre-Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Trell - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Trell is a social platform where users can create video reviews on various products and services in categories like fashion, technology, gadgets, movies, etc., This startup allows users to create reviews in 10 Indian languages.

In a Pre-Seed round conducted on July 26, 2018, Trell managed to procure $1.3 million from Rajan Anandan and other investors.

GamingMonk

Industry: eSports
Investment Amount: $514K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
GamingMonk - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

GamingMonk is an eSports gaming platform that conducts online competitive games and events among the gaming community. The company offers its games both online and offline and they can be played either on mobile phones, PC or consoles.

GamingMonk collected $514K through Seed Round. After investing in a seed round, Rajan Anandan exited the company.

PregBuddy

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
PregBuddy - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

PregBuddy is a SaaS platform that serves as a connecting element between hospitals or doctors and expecting mothers. This AI-based software keeps track of mothers' medical needs and assists them with required healthcare tips.

PregBuddy has been recognized by companies like Google and Apple. Anandan invested an undisclosed amount in the Seed Funding of PregBuddy in April 2018.

Buttercups

Industry: E-Commerce
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Venture

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Buttercups - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Buttercups was an online lingerie platform that used to sell its products exclusively on its online platforms. Unfortunately in 2019, its founder announced that she is closing her company for unsaid reasons.

Rajan Anandan funded Buttercups early in 2018 during its Venture Round. The amount of the investment remains undisclosed.


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Bombay Hemp Company

Industry: Agritech
Investment Amount: $804K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Bombay Hemp Company - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Bombay Hemp Company, popularly known as BOHECO, is a startup that deals with hemp for industrial and medicinal purposes. The company’s main aim is to produce hemp for textile and healthcare products. Bombay Hemp Company received $804K during its Seed Round in 2017.

Safe Security

Industry: Cyber Security
Investment Amount: $2.2 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Safe Security - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Safe Security is a cyber risk management company that offers assistance and evaluation on cybersecurity and digital business risks. The company claims it as the global leader in its field of operation and a pioneer in cyber risk quantification.

Rajan Anandan along with a  few other investors offered $2.2 million to Safe Security during its Seed Round.

myUpchar

Industry: Healthcare
Investment Amount: $257K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
myUpchar - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

myUpchar is a wellness and healthcare platform that offers online medical support from experienced healthcare experts for a small fee. It offers expert solutions for all problems and doubts related to health.

myUpchar received $257K as a Seed Fund from various investors in September 2017.

Inclov

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: $257K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Inclov - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Inclov is a SaaS platform that is involved in the business of match-making for differently-abled people. It is the world’s first online platform to offer such a service. The company was established in January 2016 in Mumbai.

Funding for the Seed Round took place in September 2017 when Inclov managed to secure $257K from investors.

EasyGov

Industry: Government
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
EasyGov - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

EasyGov is an AI-powered startup that was established to develop an interface between the government and the citizens. The main goal of EasyGov is to take government plans and schemes more accessible and understandable to the people of our country.

The company received an undisclosed amount as an Angel Investment from various investors including Rajan Anandan. He later revoked his investment and exited from EasyGov.

Crofarm

Industry: Agritech
Investment Amount: $748K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Crofarm - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

With an aim of supporting farmers, Crofarm functions as a supply chain platform that procures fresh farm products at the right price from producers. These products are then sold to both online and offline retailers. Crofarm received $748K as Seed Fund on August 15, 2017, from various investors.

Monsoon Credit Tech

Industry: Fintech
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Monsoon Credit Tech - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Monsoon Credit Tech is a fintech startup that works with various banks and financial institutions to help them with money lending. This SaaS platform uses AI-powered software to analyze client data and approve lending options. This company through its Angel Investment round received an undisclosed amount in July 2017.

Karza Technologies

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: $388K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Karza Technologies - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Karza Technologies is another SaaS platform that works with banks to secure loans for its customers. It also helps to avoid loan fraud and data theft from such financial institutions.

Karza Technologies received a Seed Funding of $388K from investors. Later, Rajan Anadanan exited the company for some reasons.

Innov8 Coworking

Industry: Co-working Space
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Pre-Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Innov8 - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Innov8 provides workspaces for business and professional people that enable them to work together with their community. The company's beautiful workspaces are now available in around five cities.

Innov8 went through a Pre-Seed round of funding where it received an undisclosed amount from investors. Rajan Anandan exited the company after a few years.


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Wishberry

Industry: Finance
Investment Amount: $652.7K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Wishberry - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Wishberry is a crowdfunding platform that was designed to help creators and artists in securing funds to empower their work. Its main aim is to inspire and encourage creative ideas and activities.

Rajan Anandan invested in Wishberry during its Seed Round in January 2017. The amount of this investment remains undisclosed. Whereas, the amount received through another Seed Round in October 2014 was $652.7K.

Tinychef

Industry: AI and Cooking
Investment Amount: $352.6K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Tinychef - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Tinychef is a culinary platform that offers curated recipes and content based on one's taste and preference. It is an AI-powered voice recognition software that helps its users turn a home cook with some amazing and delicious food recipes.

Rajan Anandan made both personal and partnered investments in Tinychef. The personal investment was during its Angel Round when the company raised $352.6K. later in 2018, Anandan partnered with Swamy Kotagiri to invest $540.8K in the company.

Rapido

Industry: Logistics
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Rapido - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Rapido started with an innovative idea of bike taxis in India. With their unique concept and adverse marketing strategy, Rapido became quite popular among people. Rapido operates in over 100 cities in the country.

Rapido on October 19, 2016, received an undisclosed amount as a fund from investors through a Seed Round.

Maya

Industry: Women Healthcare
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Maya - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Maya is a health tracker app that keeps track of women's menstrual cycles through a mobile app. This company was earlier known as Plackal Love Cycles.

Maya went through the Angel Round of funding and procured an undisclosed amount from Rajan Anandan and other investors. He later made an exit from the company.

Fulfil.IO

Industry: SaaS, Retail
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Fulfil.IO - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Fulfil.IO helps online retailers with managing and automating their operations and focusing on customer experience and marketing. It helps the businesses in managing orders, finance, inventory, warehouse and many more

Fulfil.IO is another startup that has kept information on its Seed Round undisclosed hence, the amount of investment remains unknown. Anandan was a part of that particular round.

Leflair

Industry: E-commerce
Investment Amount: $750K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Leflair - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Leflair is an e-commerce platform that sells products on fashion, beauty and furnishings. This Vietnam-based company also sells products from over 2300 luxury brands. Leflair made $750K in its Seed Round held on May 31, 2016. Anandan later revoked his investment and left the company.

Unacademy

Industry: EdTech
Investment Amount: $500K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Unacademy - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Unacademy has become a household name in India. It is an e-learning platform that offers numerous learning aids and lectures on diverse areas of education. It was started with the motto of giving a better learning experience for the students in the country.

Rajan Anandan showed interest during the early days of Unacademy. He was a part of an investment that summed up to $500K during the Seed Round of Unacademy.

HashLearn

Industry: EdTech
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Venture

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
HashLearn - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

HashLearn is another e-learning app that tutors students with content based on actions. It makes learning fun and interesting. This company was acquired by Byju's in 2021.

HashLearn went through a Venture Round of funding and secured an undisclosed amount in March 2016. Anandan exited the company in its later stage.

Smartcooky

Industry: Media & Entertainment
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Smartcooky - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Smartcooky is a venture of NDTV that was established to sell healthy foods and personal care products. It also publishes articles and information on food and health regularly. But NDTV shut the company in 2017 without giving any formal reasons for its closure.

During its Angel Round, Rajan Anandan invested an undisclosed amount in Smartcooky.


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AppVirality

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: $465K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
AppVirality - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

AppVirality is a referral marketing SaaS company that customizes, analyzes and automates customer referral activities. This helps the businesses to pitch their growth plan on the right path.

AppVirality received $500K as a Seed Fund from investors. This funding happened during the third quarter of 2015. This startup went through another round of Seed Funding in early 2015 when it collected $465K from Anandan and a few others.

Zenatix

Industry: IoT
Investment Amount: $200K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Zenatix - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Zenatix is a venture of Hero Electronix that was established in 2013. It is an asset management company based on IoT. Zenatix provides infrastructural solutions for construction that helps to minimize energy consumption and increase and maintain the structure’s life.

A Seed Fund of $200K was received by Zenatix from investors in 2015. However, Rajan Anandan exited the startup later.

Little Black Book

Industry: Events and Lifestyle
Investment Amount: $150K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Little Black Book - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Little Black Book is a site that helps to identify the best and most recommended products, places, local experiences, destinations and many more.

Little Black Book procured $150K from investors during its Seed Round of funding.

Mypoolin

Industry: FinTech
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Mypoolin - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Mypoolin is an online payment application that helps users to send and receive money using UPI. The company was started with the main goal to provide simple and convenient solutions for payment-related activities.

Anandan left the company and took back his support for unsaid reasons. Before exiting Mypoolin he invested in the company’s Seed Round.

Dazo

Industry: Food Delivery
Investment Amount: $236.6K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Dazo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Dazo is a food startup that enables its customers to look for and order their food from the restaurants of their interest within seconds of opening its app. The company partnered with a few hotels to provide this service. But within a year of its inception, Dazo was forced to shut down due to a lack of funds.

Rajan Anandan invested in this startup during its Seed Round. Dazo managed to procure $236.6K from investors during its initial days.

Mapmygenome

Industry: Healthcare
Investment Amount: $1.5 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Mapmygenome - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Mapmygenome is a diagnostic company that offers solutions to health issues based on genetic tests. It combines the genetic test results with the health history of the patient to arrive at a better solution for the problem.

Mapmygenome collected $1.5 million from our Angel Investor and others during its Seed Round.

InstaLively

Industry: Video Streaming
Investment Amount: $120K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
InstaLively - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

InstaLively is a platform to broadcast LIVE events with easy and simple procedures. This software also links the live stream to your Youtube channel directly. InstaLively was later acquired by Hike Messenger in 2017.

InstaLively made an amount of $120K in its Seed Round which was held on March 2, 2015.

ZipGo

Industry: Transportation
Investment Amount: $3 Million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
ZipGo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

ZipGo is a commute service that is available only for members and reservors. Regular commuters can book a seat in this on-demand AC bus service using the ZipGo app. It offers its services between many cities and states.

The company attracted investors with its innovative ideas and received a sum of $3 million in the Seed Round itself.

Appknox

Industry: Cyber Security
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Venture

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Appknox - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Appknox is a mobile security testing platform that uses robust tools and software to detect threats in mobiles and provides solutions to them. Appknox is the most powerful plug-and-play mobile security solution available in the world.

The startup went through Venture Round and received an undisclosed amount as funds from investors.

GiftCardsIndia

Industry: E-Commerce, Retail
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Venture

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
GiftCardsIndia - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

GiftCardsIndia carries numerous ideas for gifts for all the occasions. It also offers gift cards and gift vouchers with fantastic designs and exciting prices. This startup is a one-stop shop for our gifting needs.

In the Venture Round of funding that was held on November 11, 2014, this startup received an undisclosed amount as an investment.

POPxo

Industry: Health & Lifestyle
Investment Amount: $500K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
POPxo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

POPxo is a hangout space exclusively for women where they talk and share anything of their choice. It operates in a wide variety of categories like fashion, food, travel, lifestyle, fitness, etc., POPxo is now available in 6 languages. POPxo procured $500K from investors during the Angel Round.

Socialblood Inc

Industry: Healthcare, Social Media
Investment Amount: $96.5K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Socialblood - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Socialblood is an online platform that was designed to bring together blood donors and the people in need of blood. Facebook serves as its major operation base which makes it easier for the startup to bring in more donors.

Sociablood went through two rounds of Seed Funding and received $36.5K and $60K in them. Rajan Anandan invested in both rounds.

SocialCops

Industry: Information Technology
Investment Amount: $320K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
SocialCops - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

SocialCops is a data intelligence company that has partnered with various organizations and governments to collect and publish data. These data, in turn, are used to make crucial decisions and future assessments.

In the Seed Round held in July 2014, SocialCops managed to receive a fund of $320K from investors.

LetsVenture

Industry: Fintech
Investment Amount: $650K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
LetsVenture - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

LetsVenture is a company that acts as a support system for startups. It helps the new ventures raise investors' money by finding the right source with possible means. LetsVenture has grown to become a trusted source among investors.

Rajan Anandan participated in the Seed Round of LetsVenture and became a part of the total investment of $650K.

Ciafo

Industry: Software
Investment Amount: $245K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Ciafo - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Ciafo is a software company that is involved in the creation of software based on customer needs. In simple terms, this startup is involved in the business of web-based consumer products. Ciafo was funded with $245K during its Angel Round.

Avaz

Industry: Software, Language Learning
Investment Amount: $550K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Avaz - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Avaz is a company that develops software named 'Awaz' to help people with speech disabilities. This tool gives voice to people with autism and helps them communicate their thoughts. A sum of $550K was invested in Avaz as a part of its Seed Round held in April 2014.

Frrole

Industry: AI, Software
Investment Amount: $245K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Frrole - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Frrole is a consumer intelligence platform that gathers and analyzes customer data to give business owners, sales persons, or hirers market insights. Similar to Ciafo, Frrole was given $245K from Anandan and other investors during the Angel Round.

Threadsol

Industry: Business Intelligence, Fashion
Investment Amount: $200K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Threadsol - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Threadsol is software that helps manufacturers in planning and buying fabrics for their production. It reduces time and makes the process seamless using its innovative technology. The company Coats acquired Threadsol in December 2018.

In the Seed Round that happened in 2014, Threadsol received an investment of $200K from investors. Rajan Anandan made no further investment in the company and also revoked his initial investment made during the Seed Round.

TravelKhana

Industry: Food Delivery
Investment Amount: $2 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
TravelKhana - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

TravelKhana is a food delivery app but on a train. The food gets delivered to your seat on time when ordered. This app can track trains in real-time to make on-time food deliveries. A whopping sum of $2 million was pumped into TravelKhana by Rajana Anandan and other investors as a part of its Seed Round.

Airwoot

Industry: SaaS
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Airwoot - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Airwoot is a customer support platform that offers real-time support to customers in need of assistance. Its intelligent customer experience software automatically identifies the customers in need and helps businesses conserve time. Airwoot received an undisclosed amount from investors during its Angel Round in August 2013. Anandan later left the company and took back his investment. The reason for his exit remains unknown.

Dataweave

Industry: Software
Investment Amount: $270K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Dataweave - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Designed as the functional programming language, transforming data is the major purpose of Dataweave. It also helps to analyze public data in a uniform format on the web. On April 25, 2013, Dataweave received a Seed Fund of $270K from multiple investors for developing its business.

Lumos Design Technology

Industry: Wearables
Investment Amount: $32K
Funding Round: Angel Round

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Lumos Design Technology - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Lumos Design Technology was established with a motto to make cycling and cyclists safer with the use of modern technologies. It manufactures backpacks, solar chargers and other consumer electronics that are used for traveling. A sum of $32K was offered to Lumos Design Technology by Anandan and others during the Angel Round.


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Mobilewalla

Industry: Digital Marketing
Investment Amount: $4 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Series A

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Mobilewalla - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Mobilewalla is a consumer intelligence platform that provides solutions for companies, brands and agencies. It is a Singapore-based company founded in March 2011. It analyzes consumer data with AI to arrive at a perfect result.

Mobilewalla received a huge sum of $4 million from a Series A funding round that was held in February 2013.

Myshaadi.in

Industry: Wedding
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Myshaadi.in - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Myshaadi.in is an online startup that offers wedding-related services. It helps people with profile personalization and finds the best wedding partner for their life. Myshaadi.in received an undisclosed amount from angel investors like Rajan Anandan and others during the Angel Round held in April 2012.

Aurality

Industry: Software
Investment Amount: $300K (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Seed

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Aurality - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Aurality is a software developed by Aurality Technologies Pvt Ltd. This platform helps people convert texts from blogs, articles, and news sites into audio format quickly and easily. Aurality received $300K from investors as a Seed Fund.

Reach Accountant

Industry: Finance
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
Reach Accountant - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

Reach Accountant offers the best service that can replace the accountant in one's office. It performs the daily and monthly accounting services that an office requires. The data are stored online, hence it becomes accessible anywhere anytime. The fund received by Reach Accountant from investors during its Angel Round was not revealed by the company.

MissMalini Entertainment

Industry: Media and Entertainment
Investment Amount: Undisclosed
Funding Round: Angel

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
MissMalini Entertainment - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

A media network, MissMalini Entertainment offers content to empower, entertain and connect people. Its main aim is to encourage the younger generation to creativity and media through their blogs on lifestyle, entertainment and fashion.

Rajan Anandan exited the company after investing an undisclosed amount during its Angel Round of funding.

authorSTREAM.com

Industry: Software
Investment Amount: $5 million (With Other Investors)
Funding Round: Series A

Rajan Anandan Funded Startups
authorSTREAM - Rajan Anandan Funded Startups

authorSTREAM is a web platform that allows users to upload and share PowerPoint presentations. The presentations can be shared through Youtube, blogs websites, etc., authorSTREAM received a whopping sum of $5 million from its Series A round held in December 2010.

Conclusion

The above are the startups that received funds from Rajan Anandan. Instead of focusing on the startup’s sector, Anandan gave importance to the founder’s vision, passion and clarity towards their business. He never failed to support a team with the said qualities. The number of investments he made shows his passion and love for startups and budding entrepreneurs.

FAQs

Who is Rajan Anandan?

Rajan Anandan is an Angel Investor and businessman who is the MD of Sequoia Capital India.

Which are the top startups funded by Rajan Anandan?

Some successful startups funded by Rajan Anandan are:

  • POPxo
  • Dunzo
  • Unacademy
  • GamingMonk
  • Trell
  • Rapido
  • Appknox
  • MissMalini Entertainment
  • LetsVenture
  • Smytten
  • InnovAccer
  • Indifi Technologies

What is the net worth of Rajan Anandan?

Rajan Anandan's net worth is expected to be over $1 million.

Who is Rajan Anandan's wife?

Radhika Chopra is the wife of Rajan Anandan.

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