We are sector agnostic and work on transactions across stages ranging from Seed to Series C.

We leverage our domain knowledge to effectively position the client’s business to a wide yet curated set of investors in India and globally. Investors range from Venture Capital funds, Corporates, Family Offices to HNIs/ Angels.

Who
We are

Enablers was founded in 2015 to help early stage ventures with their fundraising process as well as services relating to investor readiness. We leverage the best practices of our investment banking practice, ValPro to provide seamless execution on assignments to our clients.

Our aim is to provide an easy and speedy process to connect like-minded people who share a common vision to nurture businesses. We handhold entrepreneurs on end-to-end execution for fundraising. We understand that time is a valuable resource while starting up and thus, ensure a hands-on approach to ensure minimal disruption of operational bandwidth for entrepreneurs.

Our careful curation of startup opportunities by way of a deep dive into business models, backed by extensive research helps us present a relevant deal pipeline to investors.

What
WE DO

  • Equity
    Fundraising
  • Debt
    Advisory
  • Mergers and
    Acquisition
  • MIS and Process Improvement
  • Accounting/ Compliance/ Taxation

Leadership Team

Anshuman Khanna Chartered Accountant, LLB, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Chaitanya Gadia Chartered Accountant, Ernst & Young, JM Financial

Neha Khanna Chartered Accountant, MBA (Oxford University), Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Rianty Dewi Astuti CFA, Ernst & Young, KPMG

Transactions

  • SHIPSKART March, 22

    Maritime Procurement startup Shipskart raises Series A Funding via Enablers
    Shipskart, Singapore-based B2B supply chain startup in the maritime and offshore segment has raised USD 2.7 million in Series A round led by Trail Mix Ventures (TMV) and Hermes Offshore.

  • OTIPY July, 21

    Enablers advises Otipy on it’s USD 10.2 mn series A fundraise from SIG & Omidyar Network
    Otipy, the community buying platform for agritech startup Crofarm has raised USD 10.2 mn in its latest series A round led by SIG.

  • LEVERAGE EDU Feb, 21

    Edtech Startup Leverage Edu raises Series A Funding led by Tomorrow Capital via Enablers
    Delhi-based Edtech startup Leverage Edu has raised INR 47 crores (USD 6.5 million) in Series A funding led by Tomorrow Capital.

  • TEXT MERCATO Aug, 20

    Content management startup Text Mercato raises funding via Enablers

    Bengaluru-based Text Mercato Solutions has raised a funding round of Rs. 4.85 crs. led by 1Crowd.

  • RUSK MEDIA Jun, 20

    New age digital media firm Rusk Media raises seed funding round
    Delhi-based digital media firm Rusk Media has raised undisclosed seed round from InfoEdge Venture Fund, Sprout Venture Partners, Survam Partners, and an undisclosed institutional investor.

  • CROFARM Dec, 19

    Tech-based agri supply chain startup Crofarm raises undisclosed bridge round from HNI

    Enablers advised Delhi-based agri-supply chain startup Crofarm for raising an undisclosed amount from an HNI.

  • ROADZEN Dec, 19

    Enablers advises Insurtech company, Roadzen on a secondary share sale– December 2019

    Enablers advised global insurance technology company Roadzen for a secondary stake sale transaction from undisclosed investors.

  • INTELLIGENCE NODE Jul, 19

    Retail Analytics startup Intelligence Node secures USD 1 Million from Cornerstone Venture Partners

    Mumbai-based retail analytics startup Intelligence Node has raised USD 1 million from Cornerstone Venture Partners aided by ValPro’s startup advisory division, Enablers.

  • CASHCOW Jan, 19

    Fintech start-up Cashcow raises seed funding led by Astarc Ventures

    Mumbai-based fintech startup Cashcow has raised a seed round led by Astarc Ventures and participation from Yes Bank’s family office, ValPro Capital and a Japanese Fund apart from some HNIs.

  • LetsMD Apr, 18

    Healthcare Lending Startup LetsMD raises USD 1 Million in Pre-Series A funding

    Delhi-based healthcare lending startup LetsMD has raised USD 1 Million in a Pre-Series A funding round led by SRI Capital. The round also saw the participation of existing investors Waterbridge Ventures along with Thinkuvate.

  • AARAV UNMANNED SYSTEMS Jan, 18 & Feb, 16

    Drone technology start-up Aarav Unmanned Systems raises undisclosed amount of funding led by GrowX and 500 Startups

    Bengaluru-based drone startup Aarav Unmanned Systems (AUS) has raised an undisclosed amount in a Pre-Series A funding round from GrowX Ventures, 500 Startups, and BellWether Advisors aided by ValPro’s Enablers.

  • THE LABEL LIFE Dec, 17

    Online lifestyle brand The Label Life which raises INR 20 Crore funding from Kalpavriksh

    Mumbai-based The Label Corp Private Limited, an internet-first lifestyle brand of contemporary fashion, accessories and home décor.

  • BIRYANI BY KILO Feb, 17

    Enablers facilitates funding for Biryani By Kilo from investors including the Chandigarh Angel Network

    Enablers successfully raised a seed round for premium quick service restaurant chain Biryani By Kilo from investors including Chandigarh Angels Network (CAN).

  • OVERCART Jul, 16

    Overcart raises USD 3 mn from JSW Ventures, Omidyar, others

    Overcart, a startup providing returns management and liquidation services to e-commerce firms has raised USD 3 million (about Rs 20 crore) from JSW Ventures, Omidyar Network, Sattva Capital and Venture Works. The funding will be utilized to invest in hardware and software innovations to diagnose, refurbish and quality check products across more categories and locations.

  • BONHOMIA Apr, 15

    Indulge Beverages Owned Bonhomia Raises $500K in Bridge Round of Funding

    Delhi based Indulge Beverages, which owns and distributes premium tea and coffee brand Bonhomia, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in a bridge round of funding.

  • ROOM ON CALL Mar, 16

    Enablers facilitates USD 2 Million funding from CASHurDRIVE for Room on Call

    Enablers successfully raised USD 2 million for Delhi based budget accommodation aggregator, Room on call from CASHurDRIVE (CUD).

  • CIVILSDAILY Mar, 16

    Enablers facilitates undisclosed amount of seed funding from HNIs for CivilsDaily

    Enablers successfully raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding for Delhi-based edtech startup, CivilsDaily from Manoj Kumar of Malgharia Capital Advisors along with a few HNIs.

  • BITE CLUB Dec, 15

    Bite Club, listed on Enablers, raises Pre Series A funding from GrowX Ventures, The Phoenix Fund and Powai Lake Ventures

    Gurgaon-based Bite Club, an online aggregator of home-cooked food run by Ecstasy E-Ordering Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount from GrowX ventures, The Phoenix Fund via Enablers and existing investors Powai Lake Ventures.

  • CONVEGENIUS Aug, 16

    Enablers facilitates Rs. 6 crs funding from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation for ConveGenius

    India and Singapore-based ed-tech startup ConveGenius received funding to the tune of Rs 6 crore in an equity investment from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

  • CONVEGENIUS Nov, 15

    Enablers facilitates Rs. 2 Cr funding from HNIs for ConveGenius

    Noida and Singapore based Ed-tech start-up, ConveGenius, has raised INR 2 Cr. in a fresh round of funding aided by ‘Enablers’.

Testimonials

  • Varun Khurana,
    I worked with the Enablers team for a small cheque in the initial rounds and continued the relationship to Series A. The team found the right investor for us in a short span of time and helped with deal execution all the way through. I definitely recommend the team for their ownership driven approach to fundraising.
    Varun Khurana,
    Founder, Otipy
  • Sheetal Bahl,
    growX has worked with Neha and her team at Enablers for several years now, and had a consistently positive experience. The dealflow has been of high quality, the deal evaluation and deal making process smooth, and the conduct extremely professional and pleasant. And the proof of the pudding - growX has done two deals with Enablers. We look forward to working with, and doing more deals together in the future.
    Sheetal Bahl,
    Partner, growX ventures
  • Kiran Ramakrishna,
    ValPro team has been of incredible support through their ability to efficiently understand your stage, size, focus and match them with the right funds in a short period of time. Saving the startups valuable time, effort and focus
    Kiran Ramakrishna,
    CEO, Textmercato
  • Abhishek Prasad,
    It’s been a real pleasure knowing the ValPro / Enablers team and working with you - right from our first deal! Your ability to understand our investment thesis, working with us through the decision process, and the intuitive attention to details through the diligence process is as good as any leading global investment bank. Kudos for the great work and all the best for your future endeavors! Best Wishes!
    Abhishek Prasad,
    Managing Partner, Cornerstone Venture Partners
  • Manish Kheterpal,
    At WaterBridge Ventures, we appreciate Enablers team’s extensive network of entrepreneurs and startups they represent. Their ability to connect with financial investors as well as prolific family offices makes them a partner of choice for both buy and sell side mandates
    Manish Kheterpal,
    Managing Partner, WaterBridge Ventures

Funding Digest

01/07/2022

Lenskart Acquires Japan’s Eyewear Brand OWNDAYS In A USD 400 Million Deal

Omnichannel eyewear brand Lenskart has acquired a majority stake in Japanese eyewear brand OWNDAYS in a deal reportedly worth around USD 400 Million. The Japanese eyewear brand’s current shareholders, including L Catterton Asia and Mitsui & Co. Principal Investment will get an exit.
01/07/2022

Aquaculture fintech platform AquaExchange raises USD 3 Million in pre-Series A

AquaExchange, a tech platform to connect farmers for shrimp and fish ecosystem has raised USD 3 Million from Endiya Partners and Accion Venture Lab along with participation from existing investors. The company will deploy the capital in strengthening its technology, and e-commerce operations and expanding its farm automation footprint
01/07/2022

Venture Highway, 3one4 Capital invest USD 10 Million in fintech CheQ

CheQ Digital, a pre-product fintech startup has raised USD 10 Million in a seed funding round led by Venture Highway and 3one4 Capital & also saw participation from Multiply Ventures, Marshot Ventures and Veda VC. The funds will be used for building team, tech enhancement and launching products
01/07/2022

Ananta Capital picks up majority stake in mattress maker Springwel

Sector-agnostic investment firm Ananta Capital has acquired a majority stake in mattress and sleep solutions brand, Springwel Mattresses. The company will use the capital for EBOs and distribution expansion, ramp-up of online channels of sale, the launch of new innovative products, and technology upgradation
30/06/2022

Revenue Based Financing Startup GetVantage Bags USD 36 Million Funding To Scale Tech, Expand To New Territories

Mumbai-based revenue-based financing startup GetVantage has raised USD 36 Million as part of a strategic funding round led by Varanium Nexgen Fintech Fund and DMI Sparkle Fund. The round also saw participation from existing investors such as Chiratae Ventures and Dream Incubator Japan, as well as new investors such as […]
30/06/2022

EV startup Turno raises funding led by Stellaris, Avaana Capital

Electric vehicle startup Turno has raised USD 3.1 Million in an equity funding round led by Stellaris Venture Partners, along with Avaana Capital. The round saw participation from several angel investors including Vipul Parekh of Bigbasket, Jayant Paleti of Darwinbox, Lizzie Chapman and Priyamvada Sharma of ZestMoney, Dhyanesh Shah of […]
30/06/2022

Shubham Housing Development Finance raises USD 112 Million from BII, others

Mortgage lender Shubham Housing Development Finance Company has raised USD 112 Million in a round led by British International Investment, LeapFrog Investments, and Asian Development Bank and existing investor Premji Invest.
30/06/2022

Matrix Partners leads funding in SaaS platform Sourcewiz

Sourcewiz, a SaaS platform focused on digitization for exporters and export factories has raised INR 20 Cr in the pre-series A round led by Matrix Partners India and marquee angel investors including 100x Entrepreneur Fund, Aniket Deb (co-founder, Bizongo), Wami Capital, and Rohit Kapoor (Global CMO, Oyo)
29/06/2022

Fintech SaaS Platform Lentra Acquires AI-Startup TheDataTeam

Fintech SaaS startup, Lentra has acquired Chennai-based AI startup TheDataTeam (TDT) for an undisclosed amount. Following this acquisition, Lentra will deploy TDT’s customer intelligence platform Cadenz to facilitate banks and financial institutions in making data-driven decisions relating to customers’ credit worthiness.
29/06/2022

ah! Ventures Sets Up A USD 14 Million Angel Fund To Back 30-35 Early-Stage Startups

Venture capital company, ah! Ventures has launched an alternative investment fund (AIF) angel fund that has a corpus of around USD 14 Million. The sector-agnostic fund will back early-stage Indian startups focused on domestic and international markets. Further, the fund will write off cheques between INR 3 Cr to INR […]
29/06/2022

Panthera Growth marks the first close of second USD 250 Million fund

Singapore-based Panthera Growth Partners has announced the first close of its second fund after securing more than half of its targeted USD 250 Million corpus. The fund expects to raise the whole expected target by the end of this financial year and will offer up to 100% commitments in co-investment […]
29/06/2022

Matrix-backed snacks startup Open Secret pockets Series B cheque

Healthy snacks startup Open Secret has raised USD 10 Million in a Series B round of funding led by sector-agnostic fund Ananta Capital. The round also saw participation from the company’s existing investors, Matrix Partners India and Sixth Sense Ventures along with Gautam Kumra, chairman – Asia at Mckinsey & […]
29/06/2022

Bertelsmann raises USD 500 Million for India, eyes early-stage investments

Venture capital company Bertelsmann India Investments has announced an India-focused fund of USD 500 Million. Also, the fund will look at making a few Series A investments. Bertelsmann is looking to deploy capital across 6-8 companies every year
28/06/2022

Luxury Clothing Startup Purple Style Labs Raises USD 10 Million Funding To Expand Global Footprint

Luxury fashion house Purple Style Labs, the parent of Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop, has raised USD 10 Million in a Series B round led by angel investor Akash Bhansali. The round also saw participation from other angel investors such as actor Madhuri Dixit Nene, Alpha Wave Global’s Navroz Udwadia, Sid Yog […]
28/06/2022

WestBridge leads USD 47 Million round in realty platform Propshare; valn pegged at USD 170 Million

Online real estate investment platform Propshare has raised USD 47 Million in a Series B funding round led by homegrown private equity player WestBridge Capital and also saw participation from existing investor Pravega
28/06/2022

Google joins Progcap as new investor in its USD 40 Million round

Google became the latest investor in SME-focused fintech Progcap after participating in the company’s Series C funding round that fetched USD 40 Million. Existing investors Tiger Global Management and Creation Investments led the round.
28/06/2022

Tiger Global leads round in EV battery solutions company Battery Smart

Battery-swapping network for electric vehicles, Battery Smart run by Upgrid Solutions has raised USD 25 Million in its Series A funding round led by Tiger Global. The round also saw participation from existing investors Blume Ventures and Orios Ventures.
27/06/2022

FedEx Makes Strategic Investment In Supply Chain Visibility Startup FourKites

FedEx has made a strategic investment in the Chicago and Chennai-based supply chain visibility startup FourKites. The two companies will also partner to make supply chains smarter by bringing visibility into operations. This collaboration will allow it to use its machine learning and AI capabilities with data from FedEx.
27/06/2022

Baring-backed Matter raises USD 10 Million from Info Edge’s Capital 2B Fund, others

Electric mobility and energy storage-focused startup Matter has raised USD 10 Million in its first round of funding from Info Edge’s Capital 2B Fund 1, Climate Angel Fund, and other Indian and overseas high-net-worth individuals (HNIs).
24/06/2022

Fintech Unicorn Pine Labs Acquires API Infrastructure Provider Setu In A USD 70 Million Deal

IPO-bound Pine Labs has acquired Bengaluru-based fintech infrastructure startup Setu to strengthen its offerings. Under the deal, valued at USD 70-75 Million. Pine Labs has acquired 100% stake in Setu. Post the acquisition, Setu will retain its brand identity, business, teams, and its customers. Moreover, the founders will continue to […]

Enablers Insights

05/01/2021

FINTECH IN AGRICULTURE SECTOR

FinTech in Agriculture Sector We have reviewed the Agritech sector closely and present our main takeaways below. The note captures: The gaps in a traditional yet key sector in India along with critical challenges faced by companies solving for the said gaps Critical success factors required to succeed New age […]
04/01/2021

GIG ECONOMY & BLUE COLLAR TECH

Overview Hiring blue collar employees such as drivers, delivery staff, maids, cooks, peons, office boys, housekeepers, babysitters, aayah, carpenters, plumbers etc. is one of the most daunting tasks to do so in a country like India. Employers belonging to the informal sector such as shops, salons, beauty parlors, food joints, […]

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