Ask any entrepreneur, and they’ll tell you that getting funding even for the best ideas is no cakewalk. So when you actually manage to strike a deal with an investor, it is no less than a milestone in itself for the startup, since it feels like a new lease of life!Share:
Just like you look for certain qualities when looking for a partner, you should have a checklist in place when looking for an investor as well. It’s not just about getting the money, but finding someone who can help add value to your business as well. It’s about getting money with expertise. Moreover, it is your ‘chemistry’ or rapport that’ll decide how far you can sail together…Share:
It would not be an exaggeration to say that the initial pitch meeting feels much a like a first date when each side looks for an ‘instant connect’. The due diligence period that follows is quite like the courtship phase, and is the most crucial phase that decides the fate of the relationship.Share:
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”– This famous quote by the late co-founder of Apple Inc. – Steve Jobs, one of greatest innovators the world has seen, explains how critical innovation is!Share:
Accelerators have now become an integral part of the startup ecosystem. Entrepreneurs, first time founders in particular, are aware that by leveraging an accelerator network they can take a shortcut to the otherwise long drawn process of scaling up and can rapidly accelerate their business while simultaneously maintaining healthy business metrics.Share:
Delhi-based online car rental start-up, Mytaxiindia.com (MTI), has been identified by Green House Ventures (GHV) for its 12-month accelerator programme for entrepreneurs.
MTI will receive seed funding of $100,000 from GHV, which gets 20 per cent equity in the company.Share:
An Accelerator plays a pivotal role post incubation and pre-VC funding to enable the startups to build scalability and healthy business metrics.Share:
Gurgaon-based GreenHouse Ventures Accelerator (GHV) on Tuesday said it has selected the first startup for its accelerator programme.Share:
Japanese investors find India to be the next logical geographical destination. Indian start-ups must build asset-light models and address pain points pan India, which can be replicated globally.