Gunderson Dettmer Recognized by PitchBook as Most Active VC Law Firm in India and Southeast Asia for Q3 2021

November 19, 2021Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer continues to earn top rankings as the #1 VC Law Firm Globally in PitchBook’s Global Venture Capital League Tables. In addition, the PitchBook database confirms that Gunderson Dettmer handled more venture and growth equity transactions in India and Southeast Asia during the third quarter of 2021 than any other law firm in the world.

Within the reporting period, deals handled by Gunderson Dettmer included approximately 54 financings and nearly $9.3 billion raised for the most promising companies in the region – on pace for a significant increase compared to 2020.

“India and Southeast Asia continue to thrive with record levels of venture funding activity despite the pandemic. In the third quarter of 2021, we are thrilled to be representing trailblazing companies and investors in the minting of some of the fastest unicorns in the region,” said Jonathan Pentzien, Managing Partner of the Singapore office.

Of particular note, among numerous early-stage and late-stage financings focused on India and Southeast Asia:

Gunderson Dettmer represented Asia Partners as it led the $65.7 million Series C financing of Doctor Anywhere, a digital health platform.

Gunderson Dettmer represented Insignia Venture Partners as it led the $19.7 million Series A financing of Honest Bank, a Singapore-headquartered fintech company with operations in Indonesia

Gunderson Dettmer represented Lightspeed Ventures as it led the $11 million Series A financing of Nas Academy, a Singapore-based education platform 

Gunderson Dettmer represented Monk’s Hill Ventures as an investor in the pre-Series A financing of CoderSchool, a Vietnam-based coding-focused edtech platform.

Gunderson Dettmer represented, a conversational AI platform provider, in its $78 million Series C financing 

In the first 3 quarters of 2021 alone, Gunderson Dettmer guided clients in 450 financings worldwide valued at about $124 billion. This result reflects Gunderson Dettmer’s continued market leadership in the venture capital marketplace and reinforces previous recognition as the most active law firm in the world every year since 2014.

Gunderson Dettmer is the only business law firm singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging technology marketplaces. With more than 400 attorneys across ten offices worldwide, Gunderson promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology by representing investors and companies at every stage in the growth lifecycle.