Sandeep Murthy on his Lightbox fund, consumer tech investing and transition from Sherpalo

6 May, 2014

Sandeep Murthy, who till recently headed Ram Shriram's venture capital firm Sherpalo Ventures and also oversaw the India activities of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), has floated his own VC firm Lightbox Management Ltd. The firm has kicked off by buying out the existing investments of Sherpalo and KPCB in what is called a secondary pooled transaction. The first fund has a portfolio comprising companies like GreenDust, ZoomIn, MapmyIndia, Paymate, FutureBazaar and Kotak Urja. Murthy is also raising a $90 million fund.

In an exclusive video interview with VCCTV, Sandeep Murthy shares his investment strategy, sector focus and fundraising plans.

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