Tie Startup Expo: Learnings from the Vice President of Marketing, Lufthansa Airlines.

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India has firmly established itself as a major centre for entrepreneurship the world over and the recently held Startup Expo organized by TiE and Lufthansa only served to further reinforce this. It was a mammoth affair that brought together players from across the ecosystem, be it investors, entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and SME’s. This grand affair culminated at The Epicentre in … Read More

Quick tips to keep in mind while setting up your meetings when visiting Valley/US

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A couple of startups we know well are going to TiECon on 16-17th May in Santa Clara. Like any sensible entrepreneur, they are trying to make most of their visit and are setting up meetings there. The first time visitors may find the following tips useful. They are pretty logical – so most of you might have been keeping these … Read More

Why Indian startups will miss Mukund Mohan?

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Mukund Mohan

I was fortunate to have an opportunity to spend quite some one-on-one time with Mukund Mohan over last 3 years. He has been one of the most amazing people to happen to the startup ecosystem. We specifically love him because (among other things): 1. He was probably the first investor to be willing to invest in Convertible Notes / Debt. … Read More

Few ‘angel’ Angel Investors in India

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My answer to the question on Quora: Startups in India: Who are the best angel investors in India? Why? and their representative investments, their approach to closing a deal, their preferences for domain and location, etc. It is a long long list. Yes – a lot of them out there are really like true angels. I will just mention a … Read More