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Late stage investments from US VC firms

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 […]

Kickstarting “The Startup Centre”

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 […]

India’s first-ever multi-city boot-camp by IAN

Indian Angel Network announces India’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 […]

Venture Capital in India – the Next Decade

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

Welcoming Rahul Khanna to Canaan

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 […]