VIKASA is a global investment firm focused on clean energy, fintech and India.

OVERVIEW

VIKASA enables growth and success for our investors and partners through deep sector-expertise, independent analysis and a differentiated value-added approach.

 

VIKASA Capital was founded in 2010, organized as a limited liability company in 2012 and reorganized as VIKASA Capital Inc. in 2021. We have global infrastructure spanning across four continents. Our subsidiaries include VIKASA Capital Advisors LLC, VIKASA Capital Partners LLC and VIKASA Investment Management Ltd.

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Our Values
VIKASA is proud to be a diverse owned company. VIKASA is entrepreneurial in spirit and has a preference for women and diversity among companies, founders and entrepreneurs during the investment process.

 

VIKASA is committed to sustainability. We identify investment strategies and growth opportunities with the potential to create lasting value, building a better future.

 

VIKASA conducts itself with integrity always treating clients and partners with respect. VIKASA values transparency, empowering investors with new standards of governance and risk management.

VIKASA CAPITAL ADVISORS

VIKASA Capital Advisors is the investment advisory arm of VIKASA managing pooled investment vehicles, including funds. We work with institutions, endowments, family offices and certain qualified investors. We do not accept non-accredited investors. We have independent divisions for Venture Capital and India strategies.

Investment Advisory
VIKASA Capital Advisors is an emerging manager with an established track record across asset class. Our Investment Team combines independent advisory and best practices while leveraging technology and other efficiencies for sophisticated asset management.
Environmental, Social & Governance
VIKASA is a returns first investor with strict ESG investment standards. These principles are embedded within our rigorous due diligence process and ongoing monitoring. We are committed to sustainability both as an investor and as a corporation.

 

  • Highest priority to neutral and socially accretive portfolios
  • Social dividend fundamentally factored into our investment process
  • Diversity is key advantage for our investing criteria
  • Compliance with IFC Performance Standards, ICMM Mining Principals and UN SDG and PRI guidelines
  • Compliance with COP26 carbon emission offsets

Corporate Social Responsibility
As an investor, we are returns first. As a corporation, we are impactful. We support those that are making critical changes in the world. From our employees to our Investment Team, we are aligned to create a better future with positive social and environmental change.
Venture Capital
The continuing transformation of the global economy has created opportunities for new and emerging companies. VIKASA partners with entrepreneurs and best-in-class management teams to bring innovative technology and products to market, drive growth and increase stakeholder value. VIKASA was founded by serial entrepreneurs and its founders have been operators for over a decade. We are focused on long-term value creation and have the necessary experience required to scale young companies.

VIKASA Venture is an early-stage fintech investor. We emphasize sustainability and prefer diversity among founders. We seek Seed to Series A rounds and invest between $250,000 to $5,000,000 with reserves for follow-on investments. We look for companies with proprietary technologies, bulletproof operations and quality anchors, such as other leading VC firms.

Potential portfolio companies, please contact:  Investments@VIKASAcapital.com

Investment Criteria

  • Sectors:  FinTech, Blockchain, WealthTech, RegTech
  • Investment Stage:  Pre-seed to Series A
  • Investment Range:  $250,000 to $5,000,000 with reserves for follow-on investments
  • Achieved Product Market Fit:  Ideal customers are enthusiastic adopters at scale
  • Strong Management Team:  Proven track record  of compliant, operational excellence
  • Impact:  Novel technology that disrupts existing business models

India
VIKASA Investment Management Ltd. (‘VIML’) was incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Mauritius in 2014. VIML holds a Category 1 Global Business License, Collective Investment (CIS) Manager License and an Investment Advisor License issued by the Financial Services Commission (‘FSC’), Mauritius. VIML also holds an FPI Category I License issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (‘SEBI’) and an FDI Category I License through our affiliate AIG Direct LLC. VIKASA is a member of the S&P BSE Stock Exchange in Mumbai.

The principal objective of VIML is to provide investment management and fund advisory services to institutions and certain qualified investors who seek to invest into India’s growing economy. We understand the context in India and know the key players, offering our clients niche expertise and access to top-tier India strategies.

VIKASA CAPITAL PARTNERS

VIKASA Capital Partners is the capital advisory arm of VIKASA focused on mergers and acquisitions. Our clients benefit from our deep sector expertise in clean energy and fintech. We help companies grow at every stage of their lifecycle.

Services

  • Advisory – CMA & M&A
  • Corporate Financing
  • Formation