Peak XV, the venture capital firm that spun off from Sequoia Capital last year, will take its portfolio companies from India, Southeast Asia and Australia on an “intensive” trip to Silicon Valley this week to meet with some of the industry's biggest names. Expanded coverage and networking flexibility.
The approximately 60 founders, many of whom are supported by Peak XV's influential Surge program, have met with industry leaders and AI He plans to visit a research center.
The week included strategy sessions with executives from OpenAI and Nvidia, as well as Sequoia partner Doug Leone, Uniphore chief Umesh Sachdev and DoorDash advisors, according to an email the company sent to portfolio startups seen by TechCrunch. It is said to include lectures by veteran operators such as Gokul Rajaram.
The program, internally dubbed “Immersion Week,” expands beyond checking checks as competition intensifies among venture investors seeking access to the most promising AI startups around the world.Peak XV You can get a glimpse of the latest status of the roster.
India has one of the largest startup ecosystems, but currently lacks depth in deep tech and AI startups. In India, there are very few players trying to build basic large-scale language models. One such startup, Sarvam AI, announced his $41 million funding led by Peak XV and Lightspeed India late last year and signed a partnership with Microsoft last week.
Many of India's existing startups are strategizing about what new features to build and how to find customers overseas, and that's where “immersion” trips can be beneficial, investors said. is said to be proven.
Peak XV is investing $2.5 billion in its expansion in the region and has taken an aggressive approach since its split last year, rapidly building its bench strength and networking capabilities across the region.
Peak XV did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday morning. But in an email to portfolio companies over the weekend, Peak Ta.
People briefed on the matter said Peak He is said to be one of the organizers.