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Investments

25

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

5

About Catamaran Ventures

Catamaran Ventures is a $129 million venture capital fund set up by Infosys Technologies Ltd Founder and Chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy

Catamaran Ventures Headquarter Location

#703 9th Main 47th A Cross Jayanagar 5th Block, Karnataka

Bengaluru, 560041,

India

+91 80 2664 9440

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Catamaran Ventures Appoints Former Infosys Execs As President, Chairman

Aug 6, 2022

1:58 PM IST, 06 Aug 2022 1:54 PM IST, 06 Aug 2022 1:58 PM IST, 06 Aug 2022 Save Catamaran Ventures, backed by Infosys Ltd. founder NR Narayana Murthy, has appointed former senior executives of the software services firm as chairman and president.The move comes months after the Bengaluru-based investment company disbanded Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd., its joint venture with Amazon India. Cloudtail was the biggest reseller on the e-commerce platform.Former Infosys CFO MD Ranganath, who was president of Catamaran for ... Catamaran Ventures, backed by Infosys Ltd. founder NR Narayana Murthy, has appointed former senior executives of the software services firm as chairman and president. The move comes months after the Bengaluru-based investment company disbanded Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd., its joint venture with Amazon India. Cloudtail was the biggest reseller on the e-commerce platform. Former Infosys CFO MD Ranganath, who was president of Catamaran for the past three years, will take over as the chairman, according to a release on Friday. Deepak Padaki, who recently exited Infosys as executive vice president and chief risk officer, will take charge as president. "(Ranganath) has helped the firm grow faster and emerge stronger as a key player in the market over the last few years," Murthy, founder & chairman emeritus of Catamaran Ventures, said in the statement. "I'm also very pleased to welcome Deepak. Catamaran will benefit from his experience and leadership as it prepares to scale in this next phase of its journey." Padaki had joined Infosys in 1992 as a software engineer, and rose through the ranks over three decades to lead deals, strategy and risk management for India's largest second largest IT firm. At Catamaran, he'll be responsible for driving the firm's investment management strategy. Catamaran Ventures, headquartered in Bengaluru, has over $1 billion in assets under management, and backs startups at various stages of their fundraising. It also invests in diversified asset classes globally. Stay Updated With Business News On BQ Prime Get Regular Updates

Catamaran Ventures Investments

25 Investments

Catamaran Ventures has made 25 investments. Their latest investment was in Loco as part of their Series A on March 3, 2022.

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Catamaran Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/10/2022

Series A

Loco

$42M

Yes

27

7/2/2020

Series C - IV

Paper Boat

$3.74M

No

2

2/19/2020

Series A

Fenton & Co

$2.2M

Yes

2

5/28/2018

Series B

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$99M

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10

4/18/2018

Series C - II

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$99M

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10

Date

3/10/2022

7/2/2020

2/19/2020

5/28/2018

4/18/2018

Round

Series A

Series C - IV

Series A

Series B

Series C - II

Company

Loco

Paper Boat

Fenton & Co

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Amount

$42M

$3.74M

$2.2M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

27

2

2

10

10

Catamaran Ventures Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Catamaran Ventures has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Monica Healthcare on March 15, 2017.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/15/2017

Acquired

$99M

1

7/18/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/15/2017

7/18/2016

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

Catamaran Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Catamaran Ventures has 1 fund, including Catamaran Venture Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/26/2010

Catamaran Venture Fund

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$129M

1

Closing Date

3/26/2010

Fund

Catamaran Venture Fund

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Open

Amount

$129M

Sources

1

Catamaran Ventures Partners & Customers

5 Partners and customers

Catamaran Ventures has 5 strategic partners and customers. Catamaran Ventures recently partnered with Aon Hewitt on February 2, 2016.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

2/2/2016

Partner

United States

India: Infosys co-founder NRN-backed Catamaran Ventures in new insurance broking JV with Aon

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1

2/1/2016

Partner

United Kingdom

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10

2/1/2016

Partner

United Kingdom

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10

7/20/2015

Partner

India

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10

6/27/2014

Partner

United States

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10

Date

2/2/2016

2/1/2016

2/1/2016

7/20/2015

6/27/2014

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

India

United States

News Snippet

India: Infosys co-founder NRN-backed Catamaran Ventures in new insurance broking JV with Aon

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Sources

1

10

10

10

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Catamaran Ventures Team

2 Team Members

Catamaran Ventures has 2 team members, including former Managing Partner, John N. Drahzal.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

N R Narayana Murthy

Founder

Current

John N. Drahzal

Managing Partner

Former

Name

N R Narayana Murthy

John N. Drahzal

Work History

Title

Founder

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Former

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