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Why Rajan Anandan Shies Away From Single Founder Startups

Google’s Vice-President for South East Asia and India, Rajan Anandan has a portfolio of over 80 startups. He is almost certainly the most sought-just after angel investor in the state nonetheless Rajan thinks it is the other way round. “It’s a privilege to be investing in brilliant companies. The startups that make it are for…

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The 9 High Profile Indian Startup Acquisitions Of 2017

This article is part of Inc42’s Year-End Stories for 2017 where we’ll highlight the major developments, Indian startup acquisitions from 2017 and their impact on the Indian startups and the ecosystems. Find all the stories of this series here. In 2017, the Indian startup ecosystem witnessed a large number of startup acquisitions. Some were on…

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17 Indian Startups That Failed in 2017

This article is part of Inc42’s Year-End Stories for 2017 where we’ll highlight the major developments, startup shutdowns from 2017 and their impact on the Indian startups and the ecosystems. Find all the stories of this series here. Taskbob, Shopo, Stayzilla. At the start of 2017, the industry might have looked upon these names with…

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17 Indian Startups That Fell Into The Startup Death Valley

This article is part of Inc42’s Year-End Stories for 2017 where we’ll highlight the major developments, startup shutdowns from 2017 and their impact on the Indian startups and the ecosystems. Find all the stories of this series here. Taskbob, Shopo, Stayzilla. At the start of 2017, the industry might have looked upon these names with…

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The 8 Indian Startup Ecosystem Newsmakers Of 2017

This article is part of Inc42’s Year-End Stories for 2017 where we’ll highlight the major developments, newsmakers from 2017 and their impact on The Indian startup ecosystem. Find all the stories of this series here. Another year draws to a close. Another chapter finishes. Some would say it was the best of times, some would…

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Angel Investor Sanjay Mehta On Bitcoins, Cryptocurrency, ICOs And More

Bitcoin’s price tag is sky substantial. In spite of the RBI and the Federal government of India’s recurring warnings, investments, buying and selling and passions in Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies continue to surge with each individual passing day. Like quite a few other traders who have backed cryptocurrency startups, serial entrepreneur and angel investor Sanjay…

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The 70 Startups That Raised Funding Under Startup India Fund of Funds

When PM Narendra Modi announced the $1.5 Bn Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS) in January 2016  as part of his ambitious his Startup India Plan, for many it was just another promise on paper. But, the hopes and aspirations of several young entrepreneurs of India got an uplift, when on June 22, 2016, the Union…

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Apart From Capital, VCs Can Do Much More For Startups: Vaitheeswaran

Imploring VCs to present endurance in get for the Indian startup business people to delve deep into neighborhood Indian challenges and build answers that provide price to the customer, K Vaitheeswaran kickstarted the 18th annual Asian Undertaking Money Journal (AVCJ) India Forum in Mumbai yesterday. Vaitheeswaran, commonly hailed as the father of Indian ecommerce having started…

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How Goomo Is Aiming To Become One Of India’s Top 3 Travel Firms

Currently ranking 7th globally in terms of its contribution to the country’s GDP, the Indian tourism and travel sector underwent an impressive 8.5% jump last year, with 2017 witnessing an additional 6.7% leap. Interestingly, domestic travel is what currently leads the charge, accounting for a staggering 88% of the total revenue generated by the tourism…

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