Interesting article around growing appetite from US VC firms in late stage companies, at valuations that seem rocket high, but who knows! The dynamics of the shift are interesting – from some firms that missed the early bus, to others that are building a strategy around mixed stage investments. Will Indian ecommerce segment see a […]
I’ve been a raving lunatic about this, for almost the past eight months, talking to various folks in the ecosystem, listening, iterating and evolving and still realizing that there is enough evidence to point to the need of an existence of an entrepreneur-centric early stage hub and accelerator. The Startup Centre is an effort towards […]
We searched for info about filing a trademark, and came up empty-handed. So we wrote this: the Entrepreneur’s Guide to filing a trademark in India. Why you need a trademarkA trademark is the mark, logo or trade name which identifies your business to your customers. A trademark registration is valid all over India. Even though […]
Interesting note here – India should have a parallel opportunity, perhaps including delivery logistics.
Indian Angel Network announces Indiaâ€™s first-ever multi-city start-up bootcamp. This event would give an opportunity to both budding as well as established entrepreneurs to gain access to IAN angel members as well as certain power-packed panel discussions on various fund-raising challenges. Further, to inspire entrepreneurism beyond the niche social circles – the event would also […]
Venturesource has published its list of top 50 venture backed companies. Canaan is privileged to have partnered with great entrepreneurial talent behind 5 of these companies – Xirrus, The Active Network, Zoosk, Endogastric Solutions and Soasta. Congratulations to everyone who made the list!
I authored this article for Inc Feb 2011 issue. The underlying strength of growing markets and entrepreneurial talent make growth of venture capital a foregone conclusion – the questions lie more around how it will take shape… Would love your thoughts! Inc feb 2011 -alok mittal – venture capital View more documents from Alok Mittal
Inc India carries iYogi as cover story for March 2011. Some great insights into what has gone behind the rapid scale iYogi has seen over last 4 years. iYogi Cover story – Inc India Mar 2011 View more documents from Alok Mittal.
Happy to announce that Rahul Khanna will be joining Canaan as Managing Director. As many of you would know, Rahul was with Clearstone India till recently, and has had operating and startup experience before that. He has built a credible network in the Indian venture space, and has been at the center of some evolving […]