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So, what is the actual value of a company ?

First, a few events - A friend was approached by a VC to fund his idea. He accepted and later on found that the valuation he did was much less than how the VC did it. In other words, the VC had bought his shares cheap. - Another friend
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Who needs a VC and when?

  Mr. Ganesh Rengaswamy - co-founder, Travel Guru, Investment mentor and strategic adviser answers this question and more about  Funding, Valuation and Exits...   Excerpts :   One of the first questions I
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Investing behind successful entrepreneurs

Bill Davidow shares his thoughts and experiences about investing in innovative and creative ideas. He also shared the concept of Six Sigma Entrepreneur. Indian history has shown that India is a land of entrepreneurs. From very early
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Ashish Gupta - Striking it BIG

 Ashish Gupta, MD Helion Ventures Pvt Ltd. Of fame talks about being an entrepreneur and a VC....The dream to make it big is universal and when 5 boys who just finishing school and on the threshold of their lives make it happen,
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A call centre with a difference

The blind don't want to be left behind and have now opened a call centre just for themselves in India's... financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay). Reported by BBC News - UK on 28th May 2007 Read More . 
taro's picture launches its Online Payment Gateway for sales over the Internet:

Paysignet e-Transactions Pvt Ltd, today announced the launch of its Integrated Online Payment Gateway The company aims to enable over 3 million Small and Medium Enterprises in India to sell their products over the Internet
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VC investors are coming back slowly but surely

  A handful of new Venture Capital funds are set to catalyze investments in start-up and early-stage companies, writes Arun Natarajan, Founder & CEO of Venture Intelligence India. “VCs are no longer in the business of
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Cash flows into Retail

Scanning all the major investments happening in the industry sector one can evidently see a retail boom. In the past, BPO deals across the country took the media spotlight, this year it’s the retail sector that is burning bright. Many new
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Offshore Financial Centres & Routing of Investments

On Investment companies, Royalty Companies and various Havens. Offshore companies have been used in the past to structure/ route investments into various jurisdictions. The single most important reason for routing of investments through such
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Building a productive relatioship with banks a guide

In the Indian context, it is imperative for many businesses to approach banks for raising capital considering venture capital is still not available to all businesses. Thus for many a SME, bank financing is critical and this article tries to outline