Sachin Bansal, Flipkart Co-founder appointed as Managing Director of Venture Navi Technologies

Flipkart co-founder sachin bansal

Sachin Bansal has been appointed as the Managing Director of his second Bengaluru-based Fintech venture– Navi Technologies earlier known as BACQ. He recently led an over Rs 3,000 crore round in his new venture. He co-founded Navi Technologies with Ankit Agarwal. Navi Technologies had earlier acquired a majority stake in Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services (CRIDS) that is into the micro-finance space.

His giant size investment in the FinTech sector is an indication of an upcoming revolution in this specific industry. It includes investments into companies such as Altico Capital, U Gro Capital, IndoStar Capital, and the acquisition of mutual fund business of Essel Group.

Many of the high net-worth individuals and venture funds have invested in Navi Technologies. Recently, Gaja Capital had invested Rs 204 crore.

Sachin Bansal is most known as the co-founder of the e-commerce giant, Flipkart. However, in the year 2018, when Walmart acquired Flipkart, Bansal exited the company. Moreover, since the year 2014, Sachin Bansal has invested in 18 startups with teh deal size being 1-2 million dollars. In fact, in the year 2019, he invested 100 million dollars in Ola cabs wherein he received a stake of 0.37%.

As on february 2019, Sachin Bansal has already had investments in Unacademy, TeamIndus, Ola, Grey Orange, In Shorts, SigTuple, and Ather Energy.