With the industry reckon a spur in the ERDS industry, Zodius Technology Fund has proposed $20 million round for investing in Allygrow Technologies, an engineering services company. Along with Zodious, IT industry veteran Atul Nishar and Allygrow founder Prashant Kamat are also avid investors in the company. The funds are known to help Allygrow to setup its operating infrastructure, build a global team and make strategic acquisitions.
The recently incorporated Allygrow, with headquarters in Pune, India, will serve industries such as aerospace, automotive, hi-tech, heavy industries, and medical devices amongst others. The company is being led by the founder and CEO, Prashant Kamat, who brings over 20 years of new product development and business management experience in the engineering space.
Commenting on the investment, Neeraj Bhargava, Senior Managing Director & CEO, Zodius said, “We are very excited to partner with a business leader of Prashant Kamat’s caliber to set up Allygrow, and build it out as the fastest growing and the most innovative player in engineering services. Our investment will fuel both organic growth and some early acquisitions that the company intends to make in the near future.”
Prashant Kamat, Founder & CEO, Allygrow Technologies further added, “The Engineering Services space is at an inflection point. It is poised for exponential growth with traditional sectors like automobiles and aerospace moving towards digital platforms, and sectors such as medical devices and next-generation electronics leveraging benefits of the Internet-of-Things revolution. I am delighted to start this venture with the backing of a savvy investor like Zodius and a seasoned entrepreneur such as Atul Nishar.” Commenting on the approach that Allygrow will take, he added, “We plan to setup the right blend of high-end competencies clubbed with a global operational delivery model. As a philosophy, we strongly believe in the concept of inclusive growth and hence our strategic approach for this venture will pivot on the central theme –”Partnering for growth”. This also reflects in the name of our company, Allygrow Technologies. I look forward to the exciting times ahead.”