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FEATURED INVESTMENTS

Early backers of household names

REDBUSIndia's largest bus ticketing company

redBus is a consumer-facing travel brand enabling customers to buy tickets on the web and mobile. The company partners with bus operators and enables travellers to book inter-city bus tickets and hire buses.

POLICYBAZAARIndia’s largest online B2C insurance aggregator

PolicyBazaar offers quotes for insurance products alongside claims processing and policy renewal services. PaisaBazaar, a part of PB Fintech, is an online platform that enables users to compare loans, credit cards and get them online.

HEALTHIFYMEIndia’s largest B2C connected fitness app

Healthifyme started as a food and calorie tracker app. The app now offers weight loss diet plans, food suggestions and workout plans under expert-led guidance for holistic improvement of the user’s health. The company has presence in India, SEA and USA.

PLAYSHIFUPlayshifu is putting Indian toys on the global map

Playshifu builds STEM educational toys for kids using Augmented Reality (AR) and Computer Vision (CV) technologies. PlayShifu toys are currently being used by over 10 lakh children across 35 countries.

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ABOUT US

Inventus to Athera

Our transition is symptomatic of the runaway growth of the Indian start-up ecosystem and, in particular, our two core constituents (LPs and entrepreneurs).

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

TESTIMONIALS

Founders speak

Phanindra Sama

“Athera (then Inventus) is thoughtful and friendly. Just the kind of people an entrepreneur wants on their board.”

Phanindra Sama

CEO
Yashish Dahiya

“More than any other VC we’ve met, Athera (then Inventus) understood our business. They just get it.”

Yashish Dahiya

CEO
Tushar Vasisht

“Athera (then Inventus) team stands out in how grounded they are. They don’t chase “flavours of the year” but go for real companies and founders.”

Tushar Vasisht

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Vivek Goyal

“Athera led our Series A as well as Series B round. Their crucial advice at every step has helped us expand from 15 to 40 countries, and go from 250k users to 1 Mn.”

Vivek Goyal

CO-FOUNDER
Saurav Kumar

“Humbleness, A Partner, and Trust”, comes to my mind when I think about Athera.”

Saurav Kumar

FOUNDER & CEO
Awais Ahmed

“It’s been a pleasure working with the Inventus team ever since our first interaction with them. They have been no-nonsense, fast-moving, incredible supporters.”

Awais Ahmed

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Pavan Sondur

“The Inventus team walks the talk about being entrepreneur friendly. They bring in tremendous experience with scaling technology companies that have helped shape our critical successful decisions.”

Pavan Sondur

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

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