The unfortunate fact is that though being in the business of risk investments, most VC’s and Angel investors in India are highly risk-averse. This is why start-ups in India struggle to get off the ground. Past experience has made investors extremely careful with their investment decisions and despite such extreme caution still end up with […]
WestBridge launches India “evergreen” fund
Interesting. Investment firm WestBridge Capital has raised Indiaâ€™s first so-called evergreen fund from global investors, or limited partners (LPs). Unlike traditional funds, the $500 million (around Rs 2,500 crore) corpus that WestBridge has raised will not have an investment cycle. Instead, returns generated on investments will automatically be ploughed back into the investment pool, creating […]
Entrepreneurs and VCs can use Innovation Engineering
Yes.Entrepreneurs and VCs can useÂ Innovation Engineering. Entrepreneurs to understand the needs, design, implement, validate/verify and evolve/revolutionize Innovation. VCs to validate/verify and revalidate/reverify Innovation of their portfolio and future portfolio companies. More on Innovation Engineering is here:http://3innovate.net/innoengineering.htmÂ and hereÂ http://www.facebook.com/innoengineering 0
Is Micro-Funding a New Trend to Come?
A lot of folks seem to be very curious as to what I am working on, since my stepping back from Proto.in. Well, quite a bit actually and on some rather serious stuff. Serious as cash, infact. One of the major concerns that has been on my mind is the scarcity of capital in this […]
Marc Andreessen raises $300MM for early stage investments
Very interesting news. In this climate of fear, uncertainty, and doubt, noted entrepreneur Marc Andreessen (who led the development of the first web browser and co-founded Netscape, among other things) and Ben Horowitz have raised 300 million dollars for early stage investments: Sources said the fundâ€“which was nicknamed â€œProject Aâ€ but is actually called Andreessen […]
Angelsoft – salesforce for seed stage investors?
Fascinating article in Wired about the resurgence of angel investing in the US, as well as a new software platform for angel investors that seems to be a category killer for now. Alok, would you know more about this? Okay, so what? Well, the classic V.C.’s simply have too much money under management, and too […]