Transforming potential into brilliance

WRVI Capital is a leading venture capital firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs and disruptive technologies. Our goal is to positively influence the trajectory of startups and help them advance rapidly into viable and venture-scalable businesses.

1989
Walden International launched
2012
WRV Capital & IndusAge launched
2019
WRVI Capital launched.

Walden International: Lip-Bu Tan founds Walden International (“WI”). Over 30 years, WI has invested in over 500 companies and led over 100 IPOs. WI is unique in its focus on cross-border investments that leverage global markets and talent to grow industry-leading companies. WI’s investments span USA, China, India, Israel, Taiwan & SE Asia. WI manages cumulative capital commitments of $2.8B.

WRV Capital: Lip-Bu Tan, Michael Marks & Nicholas Brathwaite, found WRV Capital. Across 2 funds, WRV Capital has invested in over 49 companies in USA, China, Israel, India, Japan, South Korea & UK. Dedicated to assisting entrepreneurial teams to achieve their vision, WRV has positively influence the trajectory of many startups and helped them advance rapidly into viable and venture-scalable businesses.

IndusAge Partners: Sriram Viswanathan & Sudhir Rao setup IndusAge Partners – a cross border Venture Firm investing in innovative companies in the US-India Technology corridor.

WRVI Capital launched, focussed on accelerating monetization and scaling of disruptive companies globally.

Extensive Experience

The global WRVI team has 400+ years of collective experience. We have led 250+ M&As and worked with 150+ co-investors across 100+ founding teams. Our General Partners have served in leadership roles at top technology companies such as Cadence, Flextronics, and Intel.

WRVI’s portfolio companies benefit through hands-on mentorship from experienced investment professionals, advisors & industry partners.

Unmatched Reach

We invest across the technology stack, targeting global centers of innovation. Our network crosses multiple centers of innovation in North America, Europe, and Asia, with local partners who bring decades of local industry and investment experience.

WRVI’s portfolio companies have access to an extensive network that can catalyze the right relations at the right time to accelerate growth.

Investment thesis

We execute comprehensive engagement plans to drive sustainable growth for our portfolio companies
and maximize returns for our investors.

Enabled by our exclusive network of GP contacts, advisors, and investment ecosystem partners, coupled by direct access to senior leadership, large technology ecosystem players, and academic knowledge centers, we offer the highest quality of networking opportunities. These relationships enable us to re-frame company opportunities to maximize unique industry advantages and global penetration.

We invest in the entire technology stack with a deep focus on foundational technologies in Semiconductors, Systems, Software and Services. WRVI targets to create cohesive fund portfolios with a focus on disruptive technologies.

We seek companies whose platforms and solutions leverage emerging technologies, have global scale-up potential, deliver new mechanisms of engagement, are margin accretive, and can scale-up asset-light.

Our investment professionals leverage their domain expertise, operational & entrepreneurial experience, and network of relationships, to drive value & velocity for our portfolio companies

We engage with the right co-investors and prepare the companies for appropriate sequential investors to ensure investment stage and time horizons are aligned. “Step Change” is a critical criteria of our selection process and is followed through consistently during periodic targeted reviews with our portfolio companies.

Partnering to maximize strong outcomes

Founding companies have access to top executive teams and senior management. These relationships translate into sustained growth for founders. We carefully plan and execute interventions to drive continuous and measurable progress.

Targeting global centers of innovation

Our network crosses multiple centers of innovation in North America, Europe, and Asia, with local partners who bring decades of local industry and investment experience.

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