For every startup founder, the most significant pain today is the lack of funds to run the operations. Even though there are ample opportunities, but still, 94.3% of startups struggle in securing capital. Do we really know as a founder where we lag, or what the investor actually looks for when investing? It is important… Continue reading What an Investor looks for?
Headstart Network Foundation hosted the eighth episode of “Headstart Live – A Webinar Series” on 18th March 2020. The topic for the webinar was “Are You Seed-Funding Ready?”. It was very diligently covered by Ganapathy Venugopal, the co-founder and CEO of Axilor Ventures. Mr Venugopal had formerly worked for Infosys as a strategy and planning… Continue reading Are you seed- funding ready?
With a fund of INR 340 crore, he hopes to have at least 20 – 25 companies in his portfolio by the end of 2020. With 50% of investments in domains like education, lifestyle, fashion and FMCG, Kanwaljit’s next focus in on health and wellness, personal care and beverages.
While your startup idea may have strong business potential, if the pitch goes haywire, you could miss out on an opportunity to get the financial support and backing of established investors.
We got Sanjay Swamy, a founding member of venture capital firm, Prime Venture Partners to share some pitching tips to help startups have a better chance at getting funded.
‘Funding’ is one such attractive word in the dictionary of any budding entrepreneur that can have easily given him either nightmare or showed him the path to make that startup successful. Pitching your idea in front of investors hoping to get that cheque definitely gives the reality check on how difficult the journey is to… Continue reading ALL ABOUT FUNDING
Pitching to investors is a challenge in itself. Your pitch is the single thing that could either get your business off the ground or plunge your idea into eternal oblivion. Sometimes, even with well-planned presentations and numerous rehearsals, a pitch can go wrong. It is therefore of prime importance to hold a few things in… Continue reading Pitch Perfect!