Lightspeed to host its annual Portfolio Investor Day ‘Lift-off’ from 8th-9th February 2024 in Mumbai, India

India; 5th February 2024: Lightspeed, a multi-stage global VC firm is set to host the second edition of its Portfolio Investor Day, Lift-off in Mumbai on 8th and 9th February 2024. The event will bring together businesses, founders, investors and key stakeholders from across the world to discover Lightspeed’s leading portfolio startups. The event will enable investors from over a 100 global marquee funds to interact directly with leading Lightspeed India and Southeast Asia-backed startup founders.

India continues its digital transformation path as the third largest tech startup ecosystem, fourth largest equity capital market and fifth largest economy globally. With strong macroeconomic fundamentals and growth prospects, India remains an extremely attractive global investment destination.

Anuj Bhargava, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Lightspeed, said, “We have designed Lift-off with a vision to partner with global investors so that we are able to together deploy capital behind the highest quality companies and founders. Innovation led transformation is a trend we expect to continue in India and the world will see many globally competitive companies emerge from the country over the next few years. Lift-off offers a great platform for Lightspeed’s portfolio companies to be at the forefront of the India investment story.”

Lightspeed portfolio companies across India and Southeast Asia participating this year include industry leaders such as Razorpay, Magicpin, Zetwerk, Pocketfm, Darwinbox, Exponent Energy, Aspire, YouTrip, Pixxel, and Zluri amongst others.
Since 2008, Lightspeed has been actively investing in India and added the SEA region headquartered out of Singapore. Lightspeed has deployed $1.8+ Bn to empower emerging Internet companies in the region, serving over 100 portfolio companies.

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