B2B Sales Productivity startup, Nektar.ai has raised $2.15 million in a seed round of funding led by Nexus Venture Partners with participation from Insignia Venture Partners, Arka Venture Labs, Better Capital and Vietnam Investments Group.
Individual investors like Anand Chandrasekaran (EVP at Five9), Ganesh Lakshminarayanan (CEO, Enterprise Business at Airtel), Vinod Muthukrishnan (Chief Growth Officer, CCBU at Cisco), Venkat Tadanki (Ex-Founder/Board Member at IBM Daksh) and Aneesh Reddy (Co-founder & CEO at Capillary Technologies) also participated in the funding round.
Nektar.ai was founded earlier this year by SaaS sales leader, ex-President & MD APAC of Capillary Technologies, Abhijeet Vijayvergiya and third-time founder and ex-Zendesk tech leader Aravind Ravi Sulekha.
Abhijeet Vijayvergiya, co-founder and CEO, said: “We are building a AI-driven sales productivity solution that will help the Go To Market revenue teams to seamlessly collaborate and make more sales reps successful in meeting their Quota.”
“Nektar.ai is filling a key gap that exists in how revenue teams operate: a collaboration platform that captures and leverages the collective experience and intelligence of the Go To Market teams and helps in operationalizing the best practices and winning sales playbooks,” said Jishnu Bhattacharjee, managing director at Nexus Venture Partners who has been an early investor at companies like Postman, Rancher Labs, Druva.