From my several interactions with Founders, I’ve come to believe they think that there is a big barrier between Investors and themselves. Founders are often left finding the most appropriate way to get in touch with Investors. And I must admit, it is an uphill task to get a response from most Investor. Most lazy […]

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Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P Lending) has been a buzzword in India since the first bunch of startups were founded in late-2015. Quite quickly that hype died down in early 2017. A whole bunch of P2P startups raised a bit of funding and with that rose the experimental phase for P2P in India. Soon on the heels […]

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Every early stage startup goes through the rough phase of building path-breaking products and fund raising at the same time. Especially in the earliest stages, trying to juggle a startup, family and fund raising is tough. You don’t have too many people to help you sail through this phase. Most people don’t get it, aside […]

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As a venture capitalist, I get an unfair advantage. I get to see businesses, their successes and failures from a 10,000 feet height. All this while still being in the thick of the action. It’s unfair sometimes. I get access to data e.g. financial, company strategies, inside scoop, pivots, investments etc. unlike most other professions.This […]

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Or, How I Evaluate Startups This is a tough one. There’s no fixed set of steps that can help one evaluate an investment in a startup. Every startup/business comes with its own nuances that make it very tough to have a cookie cutter evaluation methodology. However, it helps to have your own set of guiding […]

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