Bertelsmann India Investments
A growing young middle class and rapidly rising Internet penetration make India an attractive destination for investors like Bertelsmann. Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) concentrates its business investments on the digital business, education, media, and services sectors. BII invests in pioneering companies that develop new technologies, business models and visions for the future. The fund’s investments include the furnishings portal Pepperfry, the online music streaming service Saavn, and the real-estate portal Indiaproperty. In the higher education sector, BII invested in the online learning platform WizIQ and the training provider iNurture. It is also invested in three funds of funds: Kaizen Private Equity, Helion Venture Partners and Nirvana Fund.