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Key Takeaways from my journey of Angel Investing in Start-Ups

I have been an active angel investor since the last few years. I am sharing below some of the key takeaways from my journey of angel investing in start-ups. These learnings are based on an approximate sample size of over 60 start-ups that I have invested in. 1. Each one of the start-ups has an […]

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Family Business/Family Office Setup

My Thoughts on the Relevance and Timing of setting up a Family Office

This note is based on my three decades of experience working with Munjal family of Hero Group and Dr Parvinder Singh of Ranbaxy. Family office as an institution, is the identity of the family. The institution defines the legacy we want to leave behind and is a conscience keeper. A. The Principles of foundation of the family office could be based on: Purpose: Role of family […]

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Startup

Trade-Offs involved in registering holding companies in India, USA or Singapore for Start-Ups

In this blog post, I am sharing my thoughts on the trade offs involved in setting up a Holding Company in USA/Singapore vs India for Start-Ups operating and having management control in India while raising their first external investor. I have enlisted below my thoughts based on my limited understanding on this subject : Global […]

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Personal Philosophy - Startup

Role of foundations in nation building for India @ 100

On this wonderful occasion of 75 years of Independent India, I am sharing my thoughts below on the role of foundations in nation building for India at 100. Firstly, I would like to salute to the people who have committed large amount of funds for making a significant positive impact in lives of people. As […]

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Personal Philosophy

My life experiences and learnings

I was invited by my founder friend Abhishek Shah (co-founder, Almo) to deliver a talk to the young team members at Almo – one of my investee companies. I spent some time talking about my experiences starting with the foundational values and philosophy of my life, besides sharing few learnings based on my personal and […]

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