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Investments

33

Portfolio Exits

1

Funds

5

Partners & Customers

3

About Iron Pillar

Iron Pillar is a venture growth investor focused on mid-stage technology investments in India. It backs companies in the consumer tech and enterprise tech sectors, post a Series A round of venture capital funding. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Headquarters Location

Dr. Annie Besant Road Block A, Level 1, Shiv Sagar Estate, Worli

Mumbai, 400 018,

India

+91 22 6110 0723

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Deal focus: Iron Pillar demonstrates conviction in FreshToHome

Feb 13, 2024

Send to Social distancing is driving demand for FreshToHome's farm-to-fork fish and meat supply chain offering. The company's $121 million Series C will go towards expansion in India and the Middle East Iron Pillar raised a top-up to its maiden fund earlier in May so it could double down on companies that are performing well. FreshToHome, an Indian food delivery platform, represents a triple down. Iron... To continue reading...

Iron Pillar Investments

33 Investments

Iron Pillar has made 33 investments. Their latest investment was in Fold Health as part of their Seed VC - II on July 12, 2023.

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Iron Pillar Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/12/2023

Seed VC - II

Fold Health

$6M

Yes

Undisclosed Angel Investors

3

5/3/2023

Series B

Pando

$30M

Yes

12

4/6/2023

Series C - II

Curefoods

No

2

2/21/2023

Series D

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$99M

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10

2/7/2023

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

7/12/2023

5/3/2023

4/6/2023

2/21/2023

2/7/2023

Round

Seed VC - II

Series B

Series C - II

Series D

Series C

Company

Fold Health

Pando

Curefoods

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Amount

$6M

$30M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

3

12

2

10

10

Iron Pillar Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Iron Pillar has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was NowFloats on December 12, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/12/2019

Corporate Majority

$99M

8

Date

12/12/2019

Exit

Corporate Majority

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

8

Iron Pillar Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Iron Pillar has 5 funds, including Iron Pillar Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/5/2023

Iron Pillar Fund II

$129M

4

5/20/2020

Iron Pillar Top-Up Fund

$99M

10

10/4/2018

Iron Pillar India Fund I

$99M

10

7/13/2018

Iron Pillar Fund I

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$99M

10

Iron Pillar Fund III

10

Closing Date

4/5/2023

5/20/2020

10/4/2018

7/13/2018

Fund

Iron Pillar Fund II

Iron Pillar Top-Up Fund

Iron Pillar India Fund I

Iron Pillar Fund I

Iron Pillar Fund III

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$129M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

4

10

10

10

10

Iron Pillar Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

Iron Pillar has 3 strategic partners and customers. Iron Pillar recently partnered with Nitya Capital on June 6, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

6/2/2020

Partner

United States

Iron Pillar ropes in Nitya Capital as investor in holding company

The partnership with Nitya Capital will significantly expand Iron Pillar 's network of investors , advisors and thought leaders , it added .

3

11/9/2018

Partner

United States

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10

1/17/2017

Partner

China

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10

Date

6/2/2020

11/9/2018

1/17/2017

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

China

News Snippet

Iron Pillar ropes in Nitya Capital as investor in holding company

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Sources

3

10

10

Iron Pillar Team

2 Team Members

Iron Pillar has 2 team members, including current Managing Partner, Anand Prasanna.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Anand Prasanna

Squadron Capital, Sequoia Capital, and McKinsey & Company

Managing Partner

Current

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Name

Anand Prasanna

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Work History

Squadron Capital, Sequoia Capital, and McKinsey & Company

Title

Managing Partner

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Status

Current

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