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Investments

35

Portfolio Exits

4

Partners & Customers

3

About Z Nation Lab

Z Nation Lab provides an ecosystem to tech entrepreneurs and startups to help them accelerate their growth. They bring together mentors, subject matter experts, experienced professionals, investors and VCs under one roof to curate a community that offers an environment for innovation to thrive.

Z Nation Lab Headquarter Location

10642, N Portal Ave

Cupertino, California, 95014,

United States

022-6221-5285

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Venture Catalysts acquires India ops of Z Nation Lab

Jul 19, 2021

Photo Credit: Thinkstock Incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts has acquired the India operations of Silicon Valley, California-headquartered accelerator Z Nation Lab for an undisclosed sum. With this move, the Z Nation Lab looks to tap into ventures in emerging markets in India and South Asia while giving access and insights to their portfolio startups who want to explore opportunities in the USA, according to a statement. ZNL also aims to support moving startup headquarters to the USA by leveraging its expertise in helping set up startups in Silicon Valley, it added. Z Nation Lab has operations in India and in the United States. "I have been working with the Venture Catalysts team for the last three years, and I have been incredibly impressed by their growth and deep penetration into the Indian startup ecosystem not just in the metros but also in smaller tier 2 and 3 towns. They have truly democratized early-stage investing in India in the last 5 years," Amit Jain, co-founder of Z Nation Lab said. Jain, who had previously worked with Citibank, PwC & KPMG in India and USA founded ZNL in 2016 with and Anup Mehta, who ran family businesses in real estate, healthcare and education. Later Neha Jain joined as co-founder along with Sunil Ranka and Ankur Garg, who sold their tech startups in the USA and joined the founding team. Z Nation Lab claims to have mentored more than 200 plus entrepreneurs and invested in startups like Fampay , Delightree, Knight Fintech, Gmetri, Ubits, Beehero, Datapoem, Odeko, Hotify, Conversion.ai amongst others through their seed fund in the USA. Z Nation Lab will continue to invest in high growth enterprise tech startups targeting the customers in the North American market and focused on M&A exits in 3 to 5 years. Founded in 2016, Mumbai based VCats has incubated and led investments in more than 150 startups. Some of its portfolio companies are BharatPe , Coutloot, Dukaan, Superbottoms, PeeSafe, HomeCapital, Beardo , Fynd and Suprdaily among others. Besides raising seed-stage and Series A investments for startups, Venture Catalysts has also backed an accelerator fund 9Unicorns which is known for investing in Idea Stage Startups. Last month, 9Unicorns reached the fourth close of its first accelerator vehicle at $50 million (Rs 371 crore). "VCats has recently entered the USA Market to promote and invest in startups founded by Indians who are aiming to expand in the USA and/or USA startups targeting Indian market. This collaboration with Z Nation Lab team will enable Venture Catalyst to leverage the network and expertise of the Z Nation Lab, to work together to reach and fund more entrepreneurs from India looking at global expansion and take them to exit” said Anuj Golecha, co-founder of Venture Catalysts.

Z Nation Lab Investments

35 Investments

Z Nation Lab has made 35 investments. Their latest investment was in Officepulse as part of their Debt on February 2, 2019.

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Z Nation Lab Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/11/2019

Debt

Officepulse

$0.5M

No

1

2/11/2019

Seed VC

Officepulse

Yes

1

9/17/2018

Seed VC

XploraBox

Yes

2

6/27/2018

Seed

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$99M

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10

4/19/2018

Seed - II

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$99M

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10

Date

2/11/2019

2/11/2019

9/17/2018

6/27/2018

4/19/2018

Round

Debt

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed

Seed - II

Company

Officepulse

Officepulse

XploraBox

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$0.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

2

10

10

Z Nation Lab Portfolio Exits

4 Portfolio Exits

Z Nation Lab has 4 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Z Nation Lab - India on July 19, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

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7/19/2021

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10

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Z Nation Lab Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

Z Nation Lab has 3 strategic partners and customers. Z Nation Lab recently partnered with IBM on August 8, 2017.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/24/2017

Partner

IBM

United States

IBM Partners with Z Nation Lab

In its continuous effort to assist and also reward the Startup Community Z Nation Lab has partnered with IBM for its IBM which equips Startups and Entrepreneurs with the go-to-market support , business mentorship , services , discounts , technical guidance and networking opportunities needed to quickly bring your solution to market fast on the industry leading Cloud platform .

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Partner

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8/24/2017

9/16/2016

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Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

IBM

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United States

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IBM Partners with Z Nation Lab

In its continuous effort to assist and also reward the Startup Community Z Nation Lab has partnered with IBM for its IBM which equips Startups and Entrepreneurs with the go-to-market support , business mentorship , services , discounts , technical guidance and networking opportunities needed to quickly bring your solution to market fast on the industry leading Cloud platform .

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Z Nation Lab Team

3 Team Members

Z Nation Lab has 3 team members, including current Founder, Neha Jain.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Neha Jain

Founder

Current

Khusboo Jain

Founder

Current

Anup Mehta

Founder

Former

Name

Neha Jain

Khusboo Jain

Anup Mehta

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Founder

Status

Current

Current

Former

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