Venture Capitalists

Growth Strategies

Fueling Innovation Across 650 Districts: Venture Catalysts

Over the past eight years, the Mumbai-based firm claims to have invested in over 500 (till March 2024) startups diversified into over 40 sectors and covering over 650 districts in India.

Growth Strategies

Driving Tech Innovation from Seed to IPO

B Capital is a multi-stage global investment firm that partners with extraordinary entrepreneurs to shape the future through technology. Karan Mohla, General Partner, B Capital has been around the block for over 20 years and 15 of them have been in tech-focused venture and growth investing.

Growth Strategies

Investing in India's Future with a 10X Vision: Amit Somani

The Bengaluru-based firm has made over 45 investments in a variety of industries, including fintech, SaaS, edtech, health care, and logistics. MyGate, Niyo, Sunstone Eduversity, Wheelseye, Quizizz, and Poshn are among some of its portfolio companies.

Growth Strategies

Fostering a Market-Thesis-Driven Investment Formula: Blume Ventures

Purplle, GreyOrange, Exotel, IDfy, Carbon Clean, TaxiForSure, Turtlemint, Cashify, IntrCity, Zopper, WebEngage, Unacademy, Slice, Spinny, Servify, smallcase, LambdaTest, Ultrahuman, Classplus, and Battery Smart are just a few of the significant companies in which Blume has invested.

Growth Strategies

Debt Funding to Propel the Ecosystem

Founded in 2019, Stride Ventures, a venture debt firm has emerged as one of the largest and most active of its kind in India.

Growth Strategies

The Collaboration Between Limited Partners and Growth Partners: Investors' Perspective

In the past 10 years, co-investments have increased 4-5 times. The VCs and LPs have discovered that they are highly skilled at co-investing and producing returns.

Women Entrepreneur®

5 Things Women Investors Want Women Founders To Know

So far this year, women-led startups have witnessed USD 112 million in funding almost in line with USD 123 million raised in the first two months of 2023.

Fundraising

99% of Investor Pitches End in Failure. Here's How to Make Sure You're Part of the 1% That Succeed.

If you can't get investors to bite on your business, it may be because of one of these seven issues. Here's what they are and how you can avoid them.

Fundraising

Venture Capital 101: A Comprehensive Guide for Startups Seeking Investment

Fundraising is a challenging and stressful process for every startup, not only because the future of your business depends on potential funding but also because you have to exert significant effort to make your company appear investable.

Business Ideas

Secure Your Funding — How Small Business Owners Can Level Up Their Negotiation Tactics With Venture Capitalists

Even if your business is very small or you're new to the business world, you don't need to be intimidated when working with venture capitalists.

Growing a Business

Serial Entrepreneur Turned VC Reveals 4 Numbers You Need to Know to Scale Your Company

If you're looking to attract investment or simply seeking to scale your business, there are four key numbers you should use as your guiding light.

Finance

Mumbai's VC That Funds Moonshot Startups

100X.VC claims to have invested in 105 businesses from its inception to the end of FY 23, and it plans to invest in an additional 70-75 startups in this current FY 23-24, bringing the total to 170-175 portfolio companies.

Leadership

The Agritech Governor

Founded in 2010, the venture capital firm is working towards funding entrepreneurs who are building the future of agriculture and food systems in India.

Leadership

How Rainmatter is Ramping Up Indian Impact

Dinesh Pai feels that while sector, founder, team, and idea play an integral role, the impact is the deciding factor for the Zerodha initiative to invest in any startup

Leadership

A Word of Advice- Build a Real Company

Better Capital works on a hypothesis that no bridge rounds are raised to extend the runway. Instead, startups need to prove with data that they will be able to raise a proper next round.