Funds managed

Fund nameAsset ClassLicense
Seed Co-creation FundSeed CapitalSEBI AIF Cat 1
Fund 1
Early StageSEBI AIF Cat 1
Fund 2Seed CapitalSEBI AIF Cat 1

About the AMC

  • Fill the funding gap between Angel/very early and Series A rounds.
  • On an average, Endiya plans to invest Rs 30-40 crore each in almost all of its portfolio firms.
  • Globally monetizable IP based product startups; Global startups accessing the Indian market. Strive to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs with the talent to build world-class companies.
  • Market creating innovations and category-defining companies in Digital Transformation and Healthcare sectors.
  • Provide strategic and operational support from Idea and market validation, team building, business model refinement, customer and partner acquisition to follow-on funding.
  • Bring deep domain expertise, vast entrepreneurial & operating experience and a global rolodex required to nurture and scale the portfolio companies.
  • The company’s investment focus sectors include fintech, hardware, digital health, medical devices, along with select consumer bets.
  • Startups in Endiya’s portfolio include Curefit, Kissht, Sig Tuple, Steradian Semiconductors, Slang Labs, Alpha ICs, Hansel, InnerChef,ShieldSquare and others.

Key staff

Sateesh Andra, Dr. Ramesh Byrapaneni, Abhishek Shrivastava (MDs)

Investment Philosophy (for firm)

Invest almost exclusively based on Market Size, Momentum, and Nature of the problem being solved by the Company.


Title: Endiya looks to raise Rs. 500 cr. for II Fund, Source: Economic Times, Date: 12 November 2018


Endiya Partners, which invests in product startups from its Rs 200 crore Fund-I, aims to raise Rs 500 crore for its Fund-II, which would make it the largest fund in India specialising in intellectual property-focused product startups.“Top-performing VC funds globally generate 15-20% internal rate of return (IRR). They hope our funds will be in the top quartile.”

Title: Endiya Partners completes the first close of its second fund at $40 million, Source: YouStory, Date: 21 May 2019


The new fund, which claimed to be the largest B2B focused seed fund, had a total corpus of $70 million and closed in 2019 . The capital was raised from fund of funds, family offices, global corporates and select entrepreneurs.backed the new fund, which will have a portfolio of 15 to 16 companies. It initially did put in between $500,000 and $1.5 million through seed or pre-series A rounds, with a total investment of up to $5 million per company. Endiya Partners’ first fund closed at about $25 million ($175 crore) in early 2017.

Title: No me-too startups for Endiya Partners – Endiya continues to invest in early-stage Deep Tech Startups to boost India’s Innovation Story in 2018, Source: YourStory, Date: 19 December 2017


They are very stage and sector focused, and not available for everyone, if they don’t have knowledge about a particular sector, then they won’t get in. It’s not a spray and pray approach. Products & Services of portfolio company, customer requirements and competition, the confluence of these three will only add value.

Title: Darlington Hector, YourStory, in-conversation with Sateesh Andra, Endiya Partners, Source: YouTube, Date: 5 May 2018


Managing Director, Sateesh Andra talked to YouStory about his journey, also talking about emotional state.

Title: Endiya’s Essential Startup Advice with Sateesh Andra, Source: Endiya (Media, Video section), Date: 27 April 2020


Was a live stream talk with the founder Sateesh Arya, he explained about the Venture capital firm, what they look at while investing, which sectors they invest in etc.


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