One of the unique features of IvyCap fund is its giveback initiative. IvyCap Ventures allocates a portion of its profits from its startup investments to the alma maters of its investors. This approach aims to provide support specifically to student and alumni entrepreneurs within these institutes.
IvyCap has already given back around INR 2 Crores to 10 Indian educational institutions from its Fund 1 profit.
Also, in 2019, IvyCap Ventures established India's first Endowment fund at IIT Delhi, pioneering the way for sustainable initiatives and addressing the shortage of endowment funds in Indian educational institutions compared to global counterparts.
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IvyCap Ventures is unique in many ways as it has contributed to building an innovation ecosystem in the country by providing entrepreneurial opportunities to the best minds and at the same time inculcating a culture of giving back by alumni.Prof. P.V. Madhusudhan Rao, Dean Alumni Relations, IIT Delhi.
Collaborations with corporates that empower innovations hold significant potential to transform education and research at IIT Bombay to impact and develop entrepreneurship. The alliance between IvyCap Ventures and IIT Bombay is a remarkable testament to this spirit. The IvyCap Ventures Giveback initiative resonates deeply with IIT Bombay's ethos of fostering growth and creating impact. It is heartening to witness this commitment by IvyCap Ventures to our entrepreneurial ecosystem. I am optimistic about the transformative outcomes it will yield. On behalf of Director Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri and the Institute, I extend our sincere gratitude to IvyCap Ventures for their generous contribution towards this initiative.Dr. Ravindra D Gudi, Dean Alumni and Corporate Relations, IIT Bombay.
Empowering India’s Startup Ecosystem: Insights from Vikram Gupta of IvyCap Ventures
Gupta’s interview highlighted the organization's commitment to nurturing startups and strengthening educational institutions.
At ET Edge Insights, we had the privilege of hosting Vikram Gupta, Founder and Managing Partner of IvyCap Ventures for an exclusive interview conducted by Nehal S Dua – Sr Manager at ET Edge. The discussion focussed on various aspects of the Indian startup ecosystem and the role of venture capital. IvyCap Ventures has been instrumental in supporting and shaping India’s startup landscape, and Gupta shared insights into the organization’s vision and mission.