We Founder Circle (WFC), a founders-led early-stage start-up investment platform, have closed their first year with 33 startup investments to emerge as the second-largest early-stage investor of the year. The platform has become one of the fastest-growing angel network communities and has already facilitated funds worth $20 million across 33 start-ups.

Established in August 2020, WFC is a global community of over 2000 founders and strategic angels from over 16 countries that provides seed funding, strategic business partnerships, and global networking opportunities to entrepreneurs in their early stages. Thus, ensuring a 360-degree support system of investment, business & community.

“Gaurav VK Singhvi, and I, together have invested in 105 startups in the last five years. I understand that, as an investor, you need to go beyond just providing the capital support, and need to mentor a budding startup on the business front too. Following this, we started WFC with an aim to help new startups connect with strategic angels and founders of renowned startups like Beardo, Zypp Electric, Dineout etc.,” explains Neeraj Tyagi, Co-founder and CEO, We Founder Circle.

Born in the Pandemic, with its sector-agnostic approach, WFC has backed startups from over 10 sectors including- Fintech, Healthtech, Agrotech, EV, D2C etc. 

With the changing trends, even the family offices are investing in unique startups.  

“With WFC, we want to open avenues for startup investments from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities and encourage the burgeoning start-up community. Coming from Surat, I understand that the local business community & SMEs have a lot of interest to join the mainstream business investment bringing both capital & years of experience as value addition to startups” affirms Gaurav VK Singhvi, Co-founder, WFC. 

Investment Done by We Founder Circle 

"While we attracted 2000+ angels from 16 countries, we also launched several global chapters across UAE, USA, UK, Australia and Singapore. Though our primary focus is India, we will begin investing in global businesses too,” said Ms. Bhawna Bhatnagar, Head of Global Partnerships & Co-founder, WFC.

In Q1 of the Year 2022, WFC shall launch its much-awaited tech platform, for angels and startup community, to interact, co-create, and invest seamlessly. “Our tech-driven community platform will empower both startups & investors from across the globe to engage & democratize the ecosystem transactions,” said Mr Deo Saurabh, Tech Head & Co-founder, WFC. 

Thus WFC is all set to unlock the true potential of tier 2/3/4 investors & founders.

About We Founder Circle 

Established in 2020 in Mumbai, We Founder Circle is a global community of successful founders & strategic angels that have come together to push the startup industry and steer it towards aggressive growth. It invests USD 50K- USD 150 K amount in early-stage startups that are fueled with ambition, sustainability, and strategic approach. WFC provides seed funding, business development, and global networking opportunities to startups as it believes early-stage startups need a lot beyond just financial support to become scalable and stable.

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