As its nears its second exit from a portfolio company via IPO, Artiman Ventures said it will raise a fifth formal investment fund next year that could be larger than any fund the firm has raised since its debut fund in 2000, according to VentureWire.
The firm will be able to tap most of the same limited partners that it has had on board since the beginning, a validation of the firm’s unusual investment strategy, Partner Yatin Mundkur said.
”We have no social technologies, no clean tech,” he said. “We don’t invest in mobile apps. We avoid the herd-like mentality, and make ‘transdisciplinary’ investments. We have done well.”