Category : Startup

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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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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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My thoughts on potential funding winter for Start-Ups

Recently, Sequoia Capital presented a very cautious approach in a 51 page note for founders to manage their companies. Similarly, Y Combinator has also warned its portfolio companies to “plan for the worst” amidst worsening macroeconomic environment and sharp correction in tech companies. Both the letters signal a potential funding slowdown, hence the need to […]

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Personal Philosophy - Startup

My goals for 2022 vis-à-vis Start-Ups – Create moonshots to inspire and energise

One of my founder friends asked me a question about my goals for 2022, my response to him was that I need to work with my founder friends to ensure they create and internalize the purpose (Moonshots). It is my strong belief companies driven by purpose and core human values will for sure attract positive […]

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