Founders’ Speak

“We see strong value in Sixth Sense Ventures’ focus towards the consumer space. For us consumers is an extremely important segment with 70% of our business coming from FMCG companies. Nikhil and his team’s deep expertise in FMCG will help is in devising strategies with leading companies and allow us scale and differentiate ourselves to become India’s largest supply chain operator”, said Sunu Mathew, Managing Director, LEAP

- Sunu Mathew, Leap India Private Limited


“Hindustan Foods, with an optimistic vision for the future, has lined up some acquisition opportunities which will help it strengthen ongoing manufacturing business and also diversify into new product categories. Since a financial partner with a thorough understanding of capital and consumer markets is essential to fund future growth, Hindustan Foods decided to partner with Sixth Sense India Opportunities. Founded by Mr Nikhil Vora. The combined knowledge, experience and track record of all the partners along with changes in regulations and upcoming opportunities will make this collaboration attain great heights by creating value for their customers, investors and the economy as a whole. With the following investment, Sixth Sense India Opportunities will hold 15.39% in Hindustan Foods Limited. ”

- Sameer Kothari, Hindustan Foods Limited


“The partnership with Sixth Sense ventures brings a dedicated focus on the Indian consumer market. Soothe and Sixth Sense’s vision are aligned to build Paree into a dominant Indian household brand.”

- Sahil Dharia, Founder and CEO of Soothe Health Care


“Weddingz.in is a customer focused business and Sixth Sense has been a pioneer in identifying unicorns in the consumer domain. Nikhil Vora and his team of advisors are extremely well connected with the industry and their acumen for working with early stage growing businesses is well known. We believe the Indian Weddings space is a business of the future and our association with Nikhil and his team at Sixth Sense will help us reach our goals sooner. Our aspiration is take a 10% share of the Indian Weddings space over the next 5 years. This is just a start of our journey and we will strive to ensure that while marriages are made in heaven, its executed best at Weddingz.in”

- Sandeep Lodha, Founder and CEO of Weddingz.in


“It’s been a long journey of knowing and having one of india’s finest thinkers in the consumer sector, Nikhil Vora, to partner with us at JHS. We have spoken and talked since last 10 years of doing things together and build on synergies we both get in form of our competitive advantages of huge infrastructure and a very sharp knowledge of FMCG market of india to create a fine organisation. The investment from Sixth Sense is highly valued and respected also because it comes at a time when JHS has gone through some turbulent past. They understand the consumer space thoroughly and have meaningfully contributed towards our strategy and growth plans. We see the right partner in Sixth Sense to create a successful Oral care brand for India. Apart from servicing the contract manufacturing needs of some of the top brands in India, JHS would also be working to creating a strong niche brand of JHS in oral care category. Sixth Sense and JHS do bring together broad complimentary synergies which would go a long way in creating value and premium products for Indian markets and filling in the existing gaps”

- Nikhil Nanda, Founder and CEO of JHS Svendgaard

“While the investment from Sixth Sense is highly valued, Grab really appreciates the Sixth Sense team who quickly identified the industry’s key aspects along with our strengths. The experience brought in by the Sixth Sense team is an asset to tap for Grab’s ongoing growth path”

- Pratish Sanghvi, Founder of GRAB


“Happy to partner with someone like Nikhil Vora and Sixth Sense Ventures who understand the future of consumer behaviour”

- Yasho Saboo, CEO of KDDL / Ethos


 

 “Nikhil and team has provided us the much required incubation, the team has been very consistence in their commitments. Their lean team size does not stop them from participating actively in all organizational activities and ensures that you always remain focused. The team is strongly networked and helps ride on the same, with exposure to the best brains in the domain. They ensure providing you with the best and fastest learning support”

- Harish Lakhera (Founder, Crossroads)


 

“Beyond capital Nikhil brings that tremendous consumer side knowledge which was very relevant from a decision making standpoint.” 
- Manash Lifestyle – Purplle 


“Nikhil Vora is an active investor with deep knowledge of the online learning domain. It has been a pleasure to have had him on board, as he has been a mentor and guide to the Rainmaker management team and me.  Our business is set to scale and grow – and having Nikhil’s inputs and guidance has been a tremendous help.” 

- Rainmaker


“If you are building a consumer business, he is a great guy to have on board. As an investor, the best thing that I love about him is that he invests sheerly in people.”

- Prabhkiran Singh, Siddharth Munot (Promoters, Bewakoof)


“It has been an immense pleasure to be aligned with Nikhil, one of the main reasons being a highly compatible match of minds and vision. As an organisation, we have benefitted tremendously from his astute business sense and we look forward to a long, symbiotic and mutually rewarding association with Nikhil and Sixth Sense Ventures.”

 - KKEL


 

“Nikhil was an early supporter of RezNext and the vision.  His advice and counsel, as the organization was formed and grew, was a significant contribution to what the company is becoming today.”

- Mike Kistner, CEO RezNext


 

 “Nikhil has been a champion of Infinite Analytics even before he invested in it. He has been instrumental in pushing the team to go beyond the product roadmap and explore new frontiers. He opens doors for Infinite Analytics whenever required and often participates in brainstorming sessions with the executive team. He is an ideal investor for early entrepreneurs.”

- Akash Bhatia, Puru Botla (Co-founders Infinite Analytics )


 

 “Nikhil is not your archetypical investor. He has an uncanny ability to spot disruptive opportunities. His language is simple and straight, and he brings with him passion, knowledge and a wide repertoire of experience. He easily connects with the “big picture” and at the same time with the “small details”.

Specifically, he has helped us shape our ideas and plans, to make them more market focussed. He has helped us sharpen our pursuits, and build a network of highly accomplished advisors.”

- Suresh Satyamurthy, Senthil Rajagopalan (Co-founders, Tarnea)