Dr Apoorv Ranjan Sharma
Co-Founder and President, Venture Catalysts
A doyenne in the field of early stage investment and start-up incubation, Dr. Apoorv Ranjan Sharma is the Co-Founder of Venture Catalysts, India’s first Seed Investment & Innovation platform. In his role, he is responsible for driving the strategic planning and overseeing the overall functioning of the organisation.
Suresh Prabhu, the Minister for Commerce and Industry, recently announced this relaxation broadening the definition of a startup by extending the tenure of existence from 7 to 10 years
After a period of hyper-growth and big ticket funding sprees, investments into Indian start-ups have recently shown signs of achieving normalisation.
"At present, almost 98-99 percent start-ups are rejected by VCs."
These trends are bound to grow by leaps and bounds in the future.
Startups have been simplifying the tasks of many a professional by reading complex data and generating simple-to-read reports for their end-users.