About this Program
Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest angel investor network with 3,000+ accredited investor members throughout 55 chapters on 4 continents.
Our Investment Focus
Keiretsu Forum Chennai launched in Feb 2015 as the first India chapter of the world's largest angel investor group. In the four years of its existence, the Keiretsu Forum (K4) Chennai chapter has done over 65 investments in 50 companies, with a primary emphasis on helping startups with "money and more".
With its emphasis on helping startups grow, K4 Chennai members are investors with deep first-hand experience of building companies, and a willlingness to leverage both their experience and network to help open doors, and to guide startups to success.
Companies that apply to K4 Chennai range from Seed stage companies who have completed product development, to companies that are in Pre-Series A or Series A fundraising. Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities in automation & instrumentation, consumer products, energy, financing, food & beverage, health care/life sciences, services, social ventures, software, telecommunications, and any other segment with high growth opportunity. Once funded by K4 Chennai, companies have the opportunity to also raise money from sister Keiretsu Forum chapters anywhere in the world.
Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest angel investor network with 3,000 accredited investor members throughout 55 chapters on 4 continents. Since Keiretsu Forum’s founding in 2000, its members have invested over $800m in startups around the world. Keiretsu members understand that searching for funding can be daunting process to even the most experienced entrepreneur. To get a better understanding of the process, we encourage companies interested in presenting to attend a meeting of the Forum in the local chapter prior to applying. Forum members collaborate in the due diligence, but make individual investment decisions, with rounds in the range of $250K-$1.5m.
- Business Products
- Clean Technology
- Consumer Products
- Electronics / Instrumentation
- Food and Beverage
- Medical Devices and Equipment
- Oil and Gas
- Capital Seeking
- ₨200,000 - ₨50,000,000