Sprout is an early and seed stage venture fund looking to back next generation entrepreneurs


Sprout Venture Partners Fund is a SEBI registered Category-I Alternative Investment fund. It has been created to institutionalise India’s active angel investing market and is backed by prominent first and second generation entrepreneurs.

Sprout seeks to invest and work with founders having powerful vision, attentive execution, and resolute ambition to solve problems addressing large markets by building scaleable businesses.


We invest at the seed and early stage and are committed to supporting our portfolio companies throughout their early life cycle. Our initial and follow-on investments into a company shall range from INR 50 lacs to INR 5 crores.
We prefer to be the first institutional investor in the company and like to engage with entrepreneurs early on to enable businesses gain strong traction and help them reach the next level of growth.
Our strategy is to invest in Indian companies with these broad themes.

Companies addressing a demand gap in consumption of products or services aiming to capture the growth potential driven by India’s consumption opportunity.

Companies addressing a need gap through path breaking use of technology with emphasis on Innovation, Product development, IP/Brand creation and disruptive technologies.


Sahil Gupta

Sahil has over 12 years of experience in Investment Banking and early stage businesses. He spent five years at MAPE Advisory Group advising companies on capital raising and mergers & acquisitions, and subsequently setup online businesses in sports travel and e-commerce. Sahil is an under-graduate in Engineering from RVCE, Bangalore and a MBA from Cass Business School, London.

Sunil Jain

Sunil has over 16 years of experience in Investment Banking. He is the founder and managing partner of Sprout Capital Advisors, one of the leading Investment Banks in India involved in raising capital for early and growth stage companies. He is also an active angel investor. Sunil is a Chartered Accountant and holds a MBA from SP Jain Centre of Management.

Karandeep Goyal

Karandeep has over 2 years of experience in investment research. Prior to Sprout, he worked with Northern Trust Transition Management as a research analyst where he developed trading strategies and risk managed solutions for institutional investors undergoing portfolio restructures. He holds a BBA in Finance & Accounting from Christ University.




Sprout Venture Partners
Unit 409, Prestige Centre Point,
Cunningham Road,
Bangalore - 560052
Tel: +91 80 4127 6556