DSG Consumer Partners (“DSGCP”) is a venture capital fund focused on identifying, selecting and investing exclusively in early stage consumer businesses in India and South East Asia. DSGCP will primarily take minority equity positions in venture stage unlisted companies.
DSGCP was founded by Deepak Shahdadpuri who has a strong track record of investing for the long term. Current and past investments include Sula Wines, Raw Pressery, Eazydiner, Cleartrip, Redmart, Bakers Circle, Veeba Food, Social, Mswipe, OYO Rooms (part exit to Softbank), Zipdial (sold to Twitter), GOQii, Furtados School of Music, Saraf Foods, Chope, Burger King India, Chai Point, Suzette, India Lends, Smilemakers and Hostmaker.
DSGCP has US$75m under management and is now investing from DSGCP II, DSGCP’s second fund.
Verlinvest has partnered with Deepak Shahdadpuri and is an anchor investor in DSGCP II. Verlinvest has been shareholders alongside Deepak for over six years in a number of businesses including Sula Wines, the leading Indian wine producer, and F&B Asia, a platform for food service businesses in India and South East Asia.