Chiratae Sonic,
our flagship seed program with an accelerated process of decision making for companies raising seed funding

Program details

If you are building an early-stage disruptive technology business in the focus areas mentioned below and would like to scale up quickly, this program is for you; if you are looking to raise seed investment from a leading venture capital investor, you are at the right place, at the right time. At Chiratae, we believe in partnering early on with founders and support them throughout their growth journey.
We have created a detailed application form for you, please click here to apply.
Chiratae Sonic is now our flagship seed initiative and we are accepting application through the year of 2022. To help us learn more about you, please apply here
The team at Chiratae Ventures is committed to quick response to founders applying to the program. If you meet the investment criteria and the focus areas, one of the team members will reach out to you at the earliest to schedule a conversation; from the first pitch call, the team assures a response of 48hours with the next steps
At Chiratae Ventures, we invest up to $2M at seed stage. If you are raising beyond $500K, we would still encourage you apply HERE and our investment team will work towards an accelerated investment decision
  • Investment either by equity or convertible debt
  • Entrepreneur-friendly standard terms
  • Standard VC investment terms
  • More details to be shared with the founding team during the process of diligence process

Seed Deal Flow - Process

Focus Areas

Consumer-Tech

EdTech, Gaming, Retail focused tech platforms, Mobility/EV

Enterprise-Tech

DevOps, Cyber-security, AI/ML across sectors, SaaSOps

FinTech

InsureTech, Blockchain based FinTech, Innovative purpose lending, capital market tech

Health-Tech

Digital PoC tech, AI powered population data, AI in preclinical drug discovery, medical imaging, connected medical devices

Deep-Tech

Nanotech, AR/VR, NLP, Cloud and Quantum computing, Material science, Aerospace / Space Tech, Lifesciences, Robotics

Web3 Platforms

Creator economy, Blockchain powered engagement, Metaverse, NFT platforms

Sonic-2021

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Ecosystem Partners

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About Us

Launched in 2006, Chiratae Ventures India Advisors a home grown early-stage tech Venture Capital Fund backing stellar entrepreneurs disrupting or creating new ecosystems, the fund has been an early backer of Curefit, Firstcry, GlobalBees, Lenskart, and Myntra, and has invested in leaders like AgroStar, Bizongo, Bounce, Cropin, EarlySalary, GoMechanic, HealthifyMe, NestAway, Pyxis, Uniphore, Vayana, amongst others. In its 16th year of existence, it closed its fourth fund oversubscribed at $337 million in 2021. Through the years, the team has delivered value for its investors with over 40 exits and driven portfolio growth as demonstrated by $1 billion AUM since its inception, 3 IPOs and 8 Unicorns, with more round the corner.

The Global Advisory Board of Chiratae Ventures comprises of Mr. Ratan Tata - Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan - Former Vice Chairman & Founder of Infosys, Mr. Manish Choksi - Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Asian Paints, Mr. Bruno Raschle - Founder, Managing Director, & Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Schroder Adveq, Dr. Andreas Hettich - Chair of Hettich Group Advisory Board and the India advisory board comprises of Dr. Ferzaan Engineer - Co-founder and Chairman of Cytecare Hospitals. They bring decades of experience in running successful organisations across the world and assist us and our entrepreneurs in their journey of building lasting organisations.

To know more, refer to - Chiratae Ventures or email us at sonic@chiratae.com

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