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On April 17, I was in Pune for a 1M/1M live event. Pune has become a hotbed of product entrepreneurship in India, and I was curious to see what kinds of ventures are cooking there. Well, Persistent Systems and IncuCapital hosted a highly interactive and engaging session. Here are the companies that pitched at the […]
McKinsey has come out with an interesting report on impact of internet on GDP of countries. As per this, Internet contributes to 3.4% of GDP in these countries, and 21% of GDP growth in mature countries. For India, the numbers are 3.2% and 5% respectively. Policy makers – get it right! Internet matters: The Netâ€™s […]
Pleased to share the acquisition of Advanced Biohealing, a Canaan backed company, earlier this week. An extremely positive exit for the Company and for Canaan Partners, ABHâ€™s largest shareholder. Congratulations to Kevin Rakin and the team! More details here.
Â After Funding What?Seedfund and TiE presents the secrets of fast-growth startups.How did CarWale vault to the no.1 position among car portals? Or Redbus do to grow to 10,000 tickets a day from just 10? What ‘s Edusports secret sauce in signing 100 school customers in 10 months? TiE invites you to ask founders.Seedfund comes to […]
I am super excited to introduce the PowerPlug contest, a unique contest targeted towards early stage startups in India. With PowerPlug contest, we wanted to bring out (and recognize) amazing Indian technology startups on a continuous basis. That is, go deep inside the rice fields & animal sheds of the startup farms. As part of […]
An interesting report predicting that venture capital asset class will make a strong revival over next 10 years. Key reasons: public markets are finally rewarding value like never before (interesting information on IPO valuations and multiples of some iconic tech companies), the demand-supply equation within venture asset class has swung to being favorable with only […]
Sorry for the short notice. Did not expect to have office hours this week, but had a few hours open tonight and decided to schedule it at the last moment. Let’s meet! Just posted new @Ohours for Sun, May 08 http://ohr.me/lDhZul
On April 16, I was in Mumbai doing a live 1M/1M event with TiE Mumbai and Indian Angel Network (IAN). While in Mumbai, I also finalized a deeper partnership with IAN, which I will discuss later in this post. I presented my usual 1M/1M perspective on bootstrapping. After the event, I received an e-mail from […]