Seeing a lot of healthy debate on Venturewoods regarding Â the VC – entrepreneur relationship and even some amount of VC bashing in comments, I thought of summarizing my own experiences so far.Having talked, met and pitched to several Indian VCs, I have discovered four distinct breeds which are obviously broad categorizations based on my own […]
TiE-ISB Connect ’09 will be held on October 22nd and 23rd, 2009 at Hotel Marriott Hyderabad. Organized by the TiE, Hyderabad Chapter and the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (WCED), ISB. This year TiE-ISB Connect will focus on looking beyond the current challenges and focus on the real issues that face entrepreneurs as they establish […]
Paul Jazefak has an interesting post on VC bashing. I was at the TiECon last week chairing a panel around fundraising, when the ultimate happened – a VC on the panel started bashing VCs! How much worse can it get 🙂 I think part of the issue here is a lack of understanding of the […]
TiECon Delhi is about to happen at Taj Palace Hotel, SP Marg, Chanakyapuri, Delhi, Sept 18-19, sessions from 9:00am onwards and networking dinner/cocktails at 7:30 pm on 18th Sept, 2009 (Website: www.tienewdelhi.org ) . Dont Know what’s TiE ? Never heard of TiECon ? Then read right on…
It is time yet again for NASSCOM Product Conclave, Indiaâ€™s leading and most prestigious platform for the burgeoning software product development community. The exhibition-cum-conference, a Mecca for the countryâ€™s â€œsoftware productâ€ innovators, will be held in Bangalore on October 27-28, for the third consecutive year.
TiE Delhi has extended an offer to Venturewoods community for their annual flagship event – TiE Connect (18th & 19th Sep) 1. First two people will get a free invitation for the entire event 2. All will be able to avail TiE membership rates for the event (Rates offered to TiE members are subsidized as […]
WSJ Venture Capital Dispatch has an interesting article on how long it takes to build large (defined there as time to get to $50M revenue) software companies. The answer: 8-9 years on an average if the sample is top 100 public software companies. Thats pretty long, given that the sample is really the top end. […]