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A Practitioner’s guide for a start-up - Private Placement

  There are a lot of questions about funding and the right way to work with them. Considering the changes in the Companies Act, 2013 which has changed some of the basic fundamentals and imposed some restrictions for investor protection,
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VC Empowers an Entrepreneur

The word "empowerment" is always referred to the context of an employee and an employer relationship. But is there any other context that enjoys this? Read on.......   I have been asked to talk about "Empowerment".
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Got your Prototype ready?

Proto.in give entrepreneurs a forum to showcase imagination with a working prototype and interact with venture capitalist. It is an ecosystem where one can find support from mentors and look for partners among similar ventures. "I have a
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Making companies “Venture Ready”

The growth of IT industry and BPO has given venture capitalist lot of impetus. Venture capitalist comes in the early stages of business. There is high incidence of necessity based entrepreneurship in India. "How can entrepreneurs take
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Recent trends in Venture Capital

VC firms broadens their interest areas beyond IT & ITES companies like Healthcare & Life Sciences, Financial Services and Food & Beverages etc. The present prevailing trend in venture capital are totally changed from the nineties.
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SanjayA's picture

Back to the VC

Objective of entrepreneurs should be to maximise capital value and use it for value creation activities. Objective of entrepreneurs should be to maximise capital value and use it for value creation activities. You are in an
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Is Your Business FUNDable Enough?

Venture Capital is much sought after by entrepreneurs, not always available, not yet fully developed in the country; there is an enigma and mystery surrounding this industry. This Panel discussion organised by TASMAC and businessgyan, consisting of
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Joint Ventures with John, Ray and Ram

The interactive session  titled ‘Entrepreneurship, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' was held by TIE on Jan 30, at Le-Meridian, Bangalore. It was indeed a much awaited and a rare occasion to witness John Doerr, Ray Lane and Ram
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Fixing Venture Capital

Many software companies these days are built using some form of venture capital. But the VC industry has been hurting lately. A lot of investments in dotcoms turned out to be spectacular flameouts. As a result, VCs are becoming ever more selective
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Petty and Private financing

A few years ago a new stationery shop opened close to my office near Saki Naka, Mumbai. The owner was a young kid, barely out of his teens. I found out that he had recently lost his father. On enquiring as to how he managed to arrange for finance

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