Venture Capital

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Where is the gunpowder? VC funds launched in 2020

2020-05-20T14:25:52+00:00May 19th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Trendspotting - India Global Business|

Many venture capitalists around the world have announced fresh funding or have expanded their footprint into international markets, our VC expert does a quick round up of the latest deals. The inspiration behind this article was simple. To compile a list of VCs and other investors who have recently raised fresh funds. Over the last few months, I have been keeping a record of new fund announcements that I have come across in the VC world. I figured it might [...]

A new tune in the venture party

2020-05-11T04:05:12+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, Trendspotting - India Global Business, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

Technology start-ups and investment banks have had paths which seemed parallel till now. Recently, more banks are looking to do business with growth companies. Is this a passing trend? Or is it here to stay? Highlights: High-growth companies are now choosing to stay private for longer. Investment banks are now looking towards the tech sector for revenue. Larger deal sizes and M&A activity in the tech sector present them with good opportunities. It's 11 pm, you are having a [...]

The evolving female niche in the Indian start-up

2020-03-06T12:45:32+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Women's Edition – April 2019|

An Indian industry expert sheds light on the significance of female leadership and presents some noteworthy milestones. The Indian Start-up Ecosystem has been one of the fastest growing ecosystems globally. So, does the world’s fastest growing start-up ecosystem have a place for female entrepreneurs? This month’s column tries to find an answer to this very interesting question. A study by the Harvard Business Review reported that women are rated higher than men when it comes to leadership competencies — with [...]

Diversity is the key to innovation

2019-04-18T12:19:31+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Women's Edition – April 2019|

Anarghya Vardhana is a Partner at Maveron, a consumer-only venture capital firm. In this interview, the young executive shares some insight into her remarkable professional journey, the role her Indian heritage has played in the same as well as pointers for budding entrepreneurs. Does Maveron's direct-to-consumer model offer a template for venture capitalists eyeing tech investments? We believe that there will be a number of billion-dollar direct to consumer companies created every year. Our definition of consumer is broad, it’s [...]