Prophetic Ventures invests between 50L and 3Cr in Indian startups.
We do this because we love the thrill of building things and using technology to improve the world. Working with driven founders gives us the rush of starting up, except we get to work on multiple ideas instead of just one.
As young entrepreneurs ourselves, we are uniquely positioned to relate to and assist our portfolio founders. We help companies hire, build, and fundraise with speed and quality; one of our best assets is our network comprising of engineers, angels, VCs, founders, and strategic partners.
Our target teams are good at selling, networking, and releasing new software with velocity and diligence. Ideas and business models are important, but secondary. We will invest in companies with only an MVP all the way through to companies raising a pre-Series A. We make and communicate our decisions within a week and will always reply to and help a founder even if we can't cut a cheque.
Aaryaman Vir Shah co-founder
Aaryaman graduated from Columbia University in 2014 and moved straight back to India to immerse himself in the exciting domestic startup ecosystem.
After working as an early employee at Haptik and co-founding Elemential Labs (funded by Matrix India, Lightspeed VP, Digital Currency Group), Aaryaman decided the time was right to launch Prophetic Ventures and help fellow entrepreneurs build the next generation of stellar Indian technology companies.
In his free time, Aaryaman loves to eat, read, play football, and support his beloved Liverpool FC.
Jehan Karanjia co-founder
Jehan is an Economics graduate from Loyola Marymount University (Class of 2014) and has spent the majority of his career working in India's Equity Capital Markets, largely in Institutional Equity Research and Investment Banking.
The combination of these experiences has led him towards co-founding Prophetic Ventures, as he looks to unearth the next generation of India's technology pioneers.
Outside of these interests, Jehan is an ardent sports fan (particularly Football, Tennis, and Formula 1), and a keen student of history.
Additionally, much to Aaryaman's dismay, Jehan is an ardent Man United supporter.