Long wedded to conventional asset classes like stocks, real estate, and gold, many family offices in India do not benefit from the exponential returns generated by VC investments. This is because the risk-reward payoff for such investments is not well structured and documented for the family office community. 

But as we will see, the situation is slowly but surely changing.

Over 2014-19, Indian family offices participated in over 1700 startup investments and many made lucrative returns from their early investments.