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Druva, HeadSpin, Postman: how Nexus Partners pulled off a triple-unicorn feat in enterprise tech

While actively participating in the Indian consumer-Internet gold quest, Nexus placed an equal emphasis on enterprise IT. Today, its line-up of B2B tech startups accounts for two-thirds of its portfolio and roughly half of its USD1.5 billion investment through six funds. Here’s the story of how it built a promising portfolio of enterprise-tech unicorns and soonicorns.
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The Nexus team; image credit: NVC
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For much of the startup world, Postman came out of blue. The newest Indian unicorn, the valuation of which rose six times in a year, became a head-turner amid the pandemic-induced disruption. Four months ago, another five-year-old enterprise startup in Silicon Valley was anointed a unicorn with a new round of funding worth USD60 million. HeadSpin getting USD1.16 billion valuation
the global market, it could also find a few startups such as HeadSpin and Clover Health from the global tech hub itself. “We have consciously made this choice (of operating out of Silicon Valley). Had we not done that, I don't think we would have seen the results we are seeing today,” says Bhattacharjee. (Graphics by Sadhana Saxena)
For much of the startup world, Postman came out of blue. The newest Indian unicorn, the valuation of which rose six times in a year, became a head-turner amid the pandemic-induced disruption. Four months ago, another five-year-old enterprise startup in Silicon Valley was anointed a unicorn with a new round of funding worth USD60 million. HeadSpin getting USD1.16 billion valuation the global market, it could also find a few startups such as HeadSpin and Clover Health from the global tech hub itself. “We have consciously made this choice (of operating out of Silicon Valley). Had we not done that, I don't think we would have seen the results we are seeing today,” says Bhattacharjee. (Graphics by Sadhana Saxena)

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