Who we are
Your Growth Specialists
Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) is the strategic investment arm of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA in India. We focus on investing in pioneering companies in the digital, education, media and services sectors, which are developing new technologies, business models and visions of the future. We focus on early stage, as well as growth stage investments.
How we invest
We value your creativity
- You have a product and want to make it dominant.
- You have established revenue streams and want to institutionalise them.
- You want to build sales & marketing excellence and prepare for the next phase of growth.
- You want to expand internationally.
We believe in long-term partnerships
The BII team has extensive operational and investing experience in India and internationally. Being part of the global content and service powerhouse, we at BII add strong value and are a long-term partner to our investee companies.
Meet the team
India Advisory Team
Sai Chakradhar Araveti
India Investment Committee
BII in the news
Bertelsmann India Investments launches India’s first growth-focused Podcast ‘Building It Up with Bertelsmann’Open PDF
Lendingkart Technologies raising over US$87 million (INR 565 crores) in Equity FundingOpen PDF
Bertelsmann Tops Up Investments in Indian Digital CompaniesOpen PDF
Bertelsmann Badminton Championship
The Bertelsmann Badminton Championship is a unique event that strives to unite the marquee Venture Capitalists and other such investors in India to compete against each other, providing a sportive and enriching networking space where VCs sweat up for a change.
In 2017’s edition, we had participation of 25+ funds and 50+ venture capitalists and colleagues from the ecosystem. The tournament was won by Kalaari Capital team and runner ups from Info Edge.
Honest, candid and to-the-point…Building It Up with Bertelsmann is India’s first business podcast that focuses on entrepreneurship and growth-pangs of a Start-up. Listen to leaders of the start-up community share what goes behind taking a company from 10 to 100 and how to solve some of the biggest growth challenges.
After all, they’ve been there, done that!