Our investment philosophy

As an investor in small and medium sized companies we are keen to share the vision and risk appetite of entrepreneurs creating new industry categories or disrupting large existing markets with exceptionally better products and services. We invest in companies that demonstrate the highest conviction, and where our team has the closest alignment with the founders. This gives us the ability to guide and nurture businesses in the critical stages of growth.

Our focus is on technology-enabled innovation and solutions which are disrupting conventional sectors in India.

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Why Earlsfield?

Why Earlsfield?

Earlsfield has identified a compelling opportunity to invest in companies that are creating innovative ways to enable businesses of all sizes to reach suppliers and customers more easily and efficiently, by using technology to introduce straightforward, incremental changes in the way established sectors operate. We believe that the intelligent application of simple technologies can make a transformational impact on market reach and efficiency that translates rapidly into bottom line growth.

Why India?

Why India?

India is widely recognised as the world’s fastest growing large economy, supported by strong domestic demand, a democratic political system, an entrepreneurial culture and a favourable business environment. Based on our first-hand experience of the Indian business environment, we believe that India is at the start of a 15-20 year cycle of technology-enabled growth, which will continue to create major opportunities for well-informed investors.

Meet the team

Meraj Alam
Managing partner
Award-winning entrepreneur, with several years of experience in early stage investing in India. Previously co-founded Haathee Group, which he built and nurtured from scratch, creating tremendous value for shareholders. Experience of working with entrepreneurs to scale early stage businesses; Past organisations: HaatheeGroup, Axiom Real Estate, Capital West Advisors, Lintas PR.
Dishang Patel
15 years’ experience as a Business Analyst, Management Consultant and Project/Program Manager within technology. Previously ran niche consulting and childcare businesses, as well as experience of running end-to-end technology projects with a passion for creating operational efficiency. Entrepreneur and avid investor in various markets, sectors and securities. Past organisations: HSBC, JPMorgan, Citi, Old Lane, Trayport.


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