IDGVI News: Media Coverage 2011

IDG Ventures India awarded the ‘Visionary Venture Capitalist (2010)’ by Bloomberg UTV

Mumbai, October 8 | 2010

Visionary VC Award (2010) being presented to Sudhir Sethi (extreme left)

The year 2010 has been an exciting year for us at IDG Ventures India.

It gives us great pleasure to inform you that IDG Ventures India was awarded the “Visionary Venture Capitalist (2010)” by Bloomberg UTV in the field of Technology earlier this month.

Our fund was shortlisted from among several venture capital funds in India. The selection was carried out by a jury consisting of several distinguished members of the technology industry.

As an early stage technology investor, our long-term vision is to support the creation of national technology assets with a global footprint and a focus on innovation. IDG Ventures India will strive to be leaders in this space by investing in disruptive technology products and service companies with an eye on value-add and high returns for all stakeholders.

The IDG Ventures India team would like to thank investors, our portfolio founders/CEOs and their respective teams as well as our families for the extensive support, commitment and guidance which have proven to be invaluable.

Jury members for the Bloomberg UTV CXO Awards 2010 – The IT Chapter were:

  • S. Mahalingam, CFO & Executive Director, Tata Consultancy Services;
  • Harish Mehta, Co-Founder, Nasscom;
  • Deepak Ghaisas, Chairman & Chief Mentor, Gencoval;
  • Vikas Gadre, Vice President- New Business Initiatives, Tata Chemicals;
  • Pranjal Sharma, Executive Editor, Bloomberg UTV;
  • Jamsheed Gandhi, Editor, &