Accion, a US-based non-profit organisation, has sold its stake in Aye Finance to Indian investment firm A91 Partners.
A91 is a venture capital firm founded by ex-Sequoia executives VT Bharadwaj, Abhay Pandey, Gautam Mago and Kaushik Anand in November 2018. The firm has been focusing on startups in consumer, financial services, technology and healthcare sectors in India.
The first fund of $351Mn was raised in 2019 and its portfolio includes Mumbai-based make-up brand Sugar Cosmetics, Hector Beverages which owns popular drink brand Paper Boat and Atomberg Technologies. A91 Partners is focused on making mid-stage investments, in Series B and C deals ranging between $10 Mn and $30 Mn.
“Over the last 2 years, Aye has grown from INR 500 Cr to over INR 1500 Cr of AUM using technology as a backbone to scale the business,” said Kaushik Anand, Partner, A91 Partners.
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