The Entrepreneurship panel at HeadStart and Compute 2009 will have entrepreneurs talk about their experiences. Sloka Telecom‘s Sujai Karampuri will talk about his experience with raising angel and VC funds for his venture. Being in a segment that can not really be called a VC favourite makes Sujai’s talk more relevant. VCs in India invested… Continue reading Experiences with fund raising, growing business without VCs and exits
VCs in the last three years of strong economic growth have invested in a few application segments – search and local search (eg, Guruji, AskLaila), payment systems (eg, Obopay, MChek, Paymate), ad networks (eg, Ozone, MKhoj, Komli), social networks and communities (eg, Minglebox, techTribe), consumer services (eg, Cleartrip, Seventymm, Carwale) and mobile VAS (eg, mGinger,… Continue reading Business models to counter tough economic climate : High growth or Higher margins ?