January 2024
Vol 9 | Issue 611

Q&A with Suman Talukdar of AiSprouts VC

Founder & GP

Luminary Series:

AiSprouts VC is a boutique Silicon Valley based venture capital fund, focusing on investing in artificial intelligence that is advancing humanity. Our backers include former founders and VCs from firms including KPCB, NEA, and Siri. We bring a track-record experiencing five back-to-back, valued at $7B+. Following-the success of our first fund, who’s portfolio companies have raised north of $150M in follow-on capital, we’re now raising our second vehicle (target Q1 2024 close). Standout investments include BoostupAI, HaydenAI, and Zero Systems.

Join us for a private Family Office Insights Webinar featuring Suman Talukdar, a venture capitalists and a driving force behind AiSprouts VC. Suman brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, with a mission to empower groundbreaking startups advancing human potential through the aplication of artificial intelligence. Mark your calendars for this event, open exclusively to investors eager to explore the future of venture capital.

January 10, 2024 at 2:15pm-3:15pm EST
RSVP & Confirmation Required
Investors Only Please

Family Office Insights is a voluntary, “opt-in” collaborative peer-to-peer community of single family offices, qualified investors and institutional investors. Join the community here www.familyofficeinsights.com

How many investments will you make?

The fund is expecting to make about 30 investments in the next three years, so about 8-10 companies a year.

What is the fee structure for your fund?

Standard 2/20 VC structure?

What is your investment minimum?

$100K for HNW, $250K for FOs, with room for a couple of Anchor investors $1M+

Suman Talukdar of AiSprouts VC

Suman Talukdar is a Bay Area based technology investor, previous venture-backed operator, and he loves to help founding teams succeed.

Over the past decade, he’s worked in executive roles with the best Silicon Valley founders, investors, and technologists – experiencing five back-to-back exits (valued at over $7B+). Iconic companies he’s had the privilege to work with include Anaplan ($2.1B IPO), Clearwell (acquired by Symantec $400M), Cloudflare (IPO $5.25B), & VerticalNet (IPO). Through these roles, he’s seen what it takes to build enduring hypergrowth businesses.

As a full-time venture capitalist, he now shares his lessons learned and his network to help other ambitious entrepreneurs. He’s currently investing out of his second AI fund, with portfolio companies having raised over $150M in follow-on capital. Select investments are Boostup, HaydenAI, Namecoach, Procyon & Zero. Notable investment exits include 6D.ai, Apprente, and Palantir.

He’s a Harvard Business School and Rice alumnus. Married, and a father of three children, he enjoys playing sports including tennis, pickleball, and soccer.

Contact Suman: suman@aisprouts.vc