Show all LV News LV Data Investor Insights Startup Insights Archive April 26, 2017Q4 Funding ReportApart from the more controversial news, *cough* it's been a...Read More April 25, 2017Fin-tech 101, 201 and 402Fin-tech is one of the hottest sectors in the startup...Read More April 25, 2017The Angel Investing MasterclassThe Angle investing masterclass was one of the much-awaited...Read More April 21, 2017Episode 4: Choose The Right Problems To Solve Sharad Sharma of iSPIRT Foundation was a speaker and a...Read More April 14, 2017Episode 3: Investment Thesis vs. Market Sentiment. Who Wins? In this episode of #LVSoundbites, Vani Kola gives her...Read More April 7, 2017Episode 2: A Startup Has To Become Sustainable On Its Own In this episode, TV Mohandas Pai gave his insights into...Read More April 4, 2017Episode 1: Are Indian Startups Finally Growing Up? When was the last time you had a conversation with a VC, a...Read More March 20, 2017Letsignite Day 2 – March 17th 2017LetsIgnite Day 2- March 17th 2017 Day 2 of LetsIgnite 2017...Read More March 19, 2017LetsIgnite Day 1 – March 16th 2017 The event kicked off with a welcome note delivered by...Read More February 14, 2017LetsVenture expands to Delhi.Our focus has always been to go wherever the startups and...Read More February 3, 2017The India Scorecard (infographics)We visited Bangalore, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur,...Read More January 30, 2017In Situ or Nah?How important is location for a startup? In this post, we...Read More January 23, 2017Does Your Startup Team Make The Cut?Do you have the right team to execute your idea? #TEAM : A...Read More January 13, 2017When Should I raise funds?In this post, we want to continue on ‘timing’ but from a...Read More January 13, 2017Are you Sailing with the Angel Wave?Take for instance, the #trending #PayTM. They couldn't have...Read More January 12, 2017Why The Indian Ecosystem is Burning Hot – Q&A with Jon Medved.Jonathan Medved is a serial entrepreneur and according to...Read More January 11, 20178 Steps to Complete your Fundraise on LetsVenture (Infographic)The Fundraise De-mystified. We get a lot of questions about...Read More January 10, 2017Funding Ask & Valuation 101 for Founders“How much do I need to dilute while raising an angel...Read More January 9, 20175 Questions You need to ask yourself before you Kickstart your Fundraise.Chances are that you’re either a founder or are working...Read More January 6, 2017Live with Avinash Vashistha & Aprameya RadhakrishnaWe got valuable insights from Angel Investors with two...Read More December 22, 2016What did LetsIgnite 2016 Finalists say?LetsIgnite is a unique opportunity for both early and...Read More December 16, 2016Why You Should Apply to LetsIgniteFind your Lead Investor through the competition, Get access...Read More December 16, 2016The Process: Curating Startups For #LetsIgnite2017LetsIgnite is India’s biggest angel conference. This year...Read More December 12, 2016#VenturyShanti Mohan, founder of LetsVenture reflects on...Read More December 9, 2016Hyderabad Scorecard: Angel Investor InsightsIn 2012, Hyderabad accounted for 3% of the city-wise share...Read More November 21, 2016A leaner and meaner search tool on LetsVentureFor the last 2.5 years, we crowdsourced sectors from...Read More November 21, 2016Addressing the Pain Points. Ouch. And, 2 New App Features. We switched up a few things on the app this month. In our...Read More November 9, 2016LetsIgnite Roadshow: The Kanpur Report(5 min read) Over the last two years, startup activity and...Read More October 24, 2016Meet LetsVenture Mobile App 1.2.8(3 min read) We are excited to...Read More October 20, 2016LetsIgnite Roadshow #1 Mumbai.(2 min read) A quick summary of the LetsIgnite Roadshow in...Read More October 14, 2016India’s Angels. Data Insights.(5 min read) In this post, LV does the math to...Read More October 6, 2016India’s largest Angel Conference is back!LetsIgnite, India's largest Angel Conference, is back. This...Read More September 6, 2016The Networked VC and Syndicate InvestingResearch shows that a better-networked VC has better fund...Read More September 6, 2016LetsVenture announces the Angel-in-Residence ProgramLetsVenture is working to enable investors in Tier 2 cities...Read More July 5, 2016Here’s why we launched LetsVenture’s mobile appBased on 2 primary goals – to create ease of access to...Read More June 10, 2016LetsVenture Investor Feature – Apurva SalarpuriaThis week we chatted with real estate group...Read More May 26, 2016LetsVenture Investor Feature – Vikram ChachraAn experienced investor, entrepreneur, advisor, avid...Read More May 19, 2016Angel Investing in India — Crystal ball gazing for new opportunitiesAs a follow up to my previous crystal-ball gazing...Read More April 29, 2016Power Searching with LetsVenture’s Advanced SearchMeet LetsVenture’s smart new feature that allows you to...Read More March 31, 2016Tipping Point | Primer on Angel InvestingLetsIgnite - India’s largest and foremost angel conference...Read More March 22, 2016Top 9 tips to be a successful Angel investorTwo leading names in India’s angel investment and venture...Read More February 22, 2016#LetsIgnite 2016: What’s in store for you as a growth stage startup?The VC world is small and connected, whereas the Angel space...Read More February 19, 2016Hacking and Surviving my second year as an Angel InvestorCan’t deny that time does fly fast. Feels like it was just...Read More January 21, 2016Here’s Why Pitching With An Angel Investor Increases Your Chances Of FundraisingOne of the most trusted approaches in start-up marketing is...Read More January 18, 20165 Quotes from startups who raised funds at LetsIgnite 2015LetsIgnite 2015 received 520+ applications from...Read More January 18, 2016Startup India: Modi takes Startups to the forefront – Action Plan unveiledParents of a young graduate from a premium Indian Institute,...Read More January 15, 2016Re-Igniting & Redefining At LetsIgnite 2016: Here’s why you should be a part of itApril 2015, LetsVenture unveiled its flagship event...Read More January 13, 2016How to raise smart money through LetsVentureAn insight into features such as Stealth mode, Smart Money...Read More January 8, 2016Flashback Friday: A look at LetsIgnite 2015 India’s Biggest Angel/Entrepreneur SummitHey Guys! we got ourselves one of those flux...Read More January 4, 2016LetsVenture Sector Based Roundtable: FinTech // December 2015In our continued effort to add value to our investors and...Read More December 30, 2015LetsIgnite 2016 – The Angel Conference is here! What is in it for you?A room full of angel investors and VCs. An active Lead...Read More December 29, 2015Finding an Investor for Your StartupA start up thrives on only few things, a fantastic idea, a...Read More December 27, 2015You’ve Started But Where To Go Now? (Part 2 Of 2)In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the first four steps...Read More December 25, 2015You’ve Started but Where to Go Now? (Part 1 of 2)Steps to a Start Up "Great empires are laid not on the back...Read More December 23, 2015Splitting To Grow: Distributing Founders’ Equity (Part 2)In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the crucial part...Read More December 22, 2015Why LetsVenture?In 2013 when LetsVenture was founded, angel investors still...Read More December 20, 2015Splitting to Grow: Distributing Founders’ Equity (Part 1)“A ship is safe in harbor but that’s not what ships are...Read More December 5, 2015Chennai Startups, We’re here for you!Amidst all the chaos and confusion, we understand that it is...Read More November 23, 2015Investor reporting: easiest and the most underused tool available to a startupPast few weeks at LetsVenture have been a eye...Read More October 16, 2015How mockbank raised $400K in funding: Fundraising, optimizing resources available and having a grand visionLooking back at when I was planning on appearing for...Read More October 13, 2015First Mover DisadvantagesFor ages, we all have been hearing success stories of first...Read More September 14, 2015LetsVenture in collaboration with Sylvant Advisors launches The Edcubator Sylvant Advisors, in collaboration with LetsVenture,...Read More September 11, 2015How to promote your startup amongst your audience by organising events?There are many cost effective channels which startups can...Read More September 9, 20152 years since private beta launch – Key Highlights at LetsVentureSept 9th 2015 marks 2 years since LetsVenture launched the...Read More September 7, 2015How Ressy Closed $400K in Angel Investment on LetsVentureLooking back about 5 - 6 years, E-commerce companies...Read More September 2, 2015What I learned about mentorship in my two startupsI started my first company in 2013, but I had to shutdown...Read More August 30, 2015How Footprints raised $672K in Angel Funding via LetsVentureThe experience of Footprints Childcare, a non-tech startup...Read More August 24, 2015Reference guide for responses from Angel InvestorsWe have seen many articles dissing angel investors for...Read More August 21, 2015Tyranny of sanitized startup pitches: Venkat Raju (Angel Investor)After listening to a series of fundraising pitches in the...Read More August 17, 2015Newer Greens for Angels – Looking Towards Newer PasturesAs the dust and initial bit of hoopla settles on the...Read More August 6, 2015Inkmonk – The deep dive into fundraising – from learning hands on to raising $320kFlashback to September 2014, Inkmonk had started out by...Read More July 27, 2015iTraveller – Pursuing your startup dream: About the lessons not regretsIt isn’t uncommon to see people quit their corporate jobs...Read More July 20, 20153 Tips to become an Angel InvestorKnown as a business angel or an informal investor or an...Read More June 30, 2015Investments in India by non – resident Indians – Policy LiberalisationUnder India’s FDI policy, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) have...Read More June 24, 2015Love and Learning from Angel InvestingMany who are joining the ever-increasing swarm of angel...Read More June 16, 2015My Funding Story: Aureus AnalyticsLetsVenture in conversation with Anurag Shah, Founder of...Read More June 8, 2015My Funding Story : AdPushupLetsVenture in conversation with Ankit Oberoi, Co-Founder,...Read More June 5, 20157 Mantras shared by Phanindra Sama (Redbus) and Shiju Radhakrishnan (iTraveller) at Letsventure Open HouseLetsVenture first Open House session was conducted on...Read More May 28, 2015#1 : Know Your Angel – Vikram ChachraKnow Your Angel series #1 brings you Vikram Chachra,...Read More May 18, 2015Startup Mini Storms“Storms make you wiser,” she stated and I nodded in...Read More May 11, 2015Raising Seed/Angel Round: (Part 2) Valuations and Term Sheets for StartupsContinuing on our series of blog posts around raising...Read More May 3, 2015Raising Seed/Angel round : (Part 1) A PrimerI plan to write a series of blog posts emphasizing on some...Read More April 27, 2015Here is what happened at LetsIgnite 2015: India’s Biggest Angel/Entrepreneur SummitLetsIgnite on 22nd April, 2015 witnessed a fully packed...Read More April 24, 2015Tweet -o- Greet | LetsIgnite22nd April 2015 was graduation day for LetsVenture! That’s...Read More April 13, 2015What you should know before you Pitch your company at a Global LevelSocialCops was a finalist at the Global Social...Read More April 6, 2015Startup : Its all about the journey and not about the destinationStartup is kind of new Smoking. Its cool to be...Read More March 23, 2015LetsIgnite’15 – Startup Curation processWe received an overwhelming response from startups for...Read More March 17, 2015The PosterGully Story — How We’re Building a Killer BrandIt’s been a long time since I last wrote! We have been too...Read More March 4, 2015LetsIgnite’15 – An initiative by LetsVenture (#LetsIgnite)LetsVenture is organizing the first Angel Summit of India -...Read More February 18, 2015Jiffstore in Top 5 of 19th Wharton India Economic ForumIndian startup ecosystem is truly shining with Indian...Read More February 11, 2015We focus on startups building businesses, not on just technology: Pankaj Jain, 500 StartupsTrue to the Bangalore’s image as the Silicon Valley of...Read More February 6, 2015Autowale – Powering reliable & efficient urban mobilityIn 21st century Indian commuters have seen Radio-Cab...Read More January 30, 2015LetsIgnite Mixer – Delhi | SnapshotsWe are speeding up for LetsIgnite - The Ultimate Angel...Read More January 28, 2015The Trackmemo journeyWouldn't it be great if we had Google Now for Work? As...Read More January 26, 2015Rise of the new angel investorLate 2012 was a time when entrepreneurship was continuing to...Read More January 21, 2015LetsHangout Ep 4 : Snapdeal’s Startup ConnectJoin us for the 4th edition of LetsVenture LetsHangout...Read More January 16, 2015LetsHangout #3 : “Google & Startups” videoWe had an engaging hangout with Sunil Rao, Country head...Read More January 13, 2015LetsHangout #3 : “How Google can help your Startup?”Join us for the third edition of LetsVenture LetsHangout...Read More January 9, 2015LetsVenture 2014 Year In ReviewAs we welcome this new year with new avenues, have a look at...Read More December 24, 2014WIEF Startup Competition 2015 powered by LetsVentureLetsVenture partners with Wharton on one of...Read More December 21, 2014LetsGiveBack as we Welcome 2015!At LetsVenture, 2014 has been a journey of discovery,...Read More December 20, 2014IoT startup out of India? Yes!Most of the people I meet in the startup world are inspired...Read More December 19, 2014LetsHangout #2: When a startup is ready for VC funds?We are with our second edition of LetsVenture LetsHangout...Read More December 18, 2014Horntell – Running like an OstrichThis is the story of how a tiny experiment evolved into a...Read More December 1, 2014LetsHangout #1 with Dave Richards, co-founder of Unitus Seed FundThe first edition of LetsVenture LetsHangout series, a live...Read More November 28, 2014Startup Profile privacy on LetsVentureAt LetsVenture, we are very serious about security...Read More November 26, 2014Innovating for emerging markets“Platforms are your friend,” observed Dave...Read More November 12, 2014Success Story: How AdPushup raised $632000 in investmentRecently, AdPushup successfully closed its angel...Read More October 20, 2014Anthah:Prerana | Calling for Applications for 2014“Platforms are your friend,” observed Dave...Read More October 9, 20145 reasons why investors should attend Web Summit 2014If you want to know why some of the world’s biggest...Read More October 6, 2014Understanding Startup Funding : Deal Flow and Legal ClausesGet to know in depth about the Termsheets and Legal clauses...Read More September 4, 2014Angel Investing in India vs US – InfographicAngel Investing in India vs US Read More August 31, 2014LetsVenture completes 1 year today!Looking Back at the First Year at...Read More July 16, 2014Primer of Valuations for your StartupEverything you need to know about your Startup...Read More July 3, 2014Featured Syndicates – Get Featured – Get Funded FasterLetsVenture enables syndication in a very easy way using the...Read More May 12, 2014Startup Funding Made Easy – SlidesBasic Concepts about Startup Funding : Ready for Funding? ...Read More May 12, 2014Angel Investing Made Easy – SlidesBasics of Angel Investing! Angel Investments Made...Read More May 4, 2014Lead Investor on LetsVentureToday, at LetsVenture, we have more than...Read More February 27, 2014How to Incorporate your Startup in USA?Anil Advani from Inventus Law talks about how to setup the...Read More February 19, 2014Suresh Shanmugham | Saama CapitalMr. Suresh Shanmugham from Sama Capital talks about the 4...Read More February 8, 2014Investment Guidance for NRI’s / Foreign Nationals into Indian startupsRead More February 3, 2014Public Profiles for your Startup [New Feature]Our product team @ LetsVenture is always cooking...Read More January 8, 2014Myths of Angel InvestingJune 2012: I met an entrepreneur friend, with a brilliant...Read More January 3, 2014Angel Investor TipsWith the Indian startup eco-system really flowering, I am...Read More December 20, 2013The Power of SyndicatesRaising an angel round for an entrepreneur is critical for...Read More October 5, 2013Winning a Business PlanAn active angel or seed stage investor would typically...Read More October 1, 2013What do Angel Investors Look for?The Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem has evolved over the...Read More September 23, 2013The Journey So FarAs we move into our private beta launch, we thought that our...Read More September 23, 2013About UsLetsVenture enables startups looking to raise seed /...Read More January 14, 2013How to get LinkedIn Profile URL for filling up LetsVenture formHow to get your own LinkedIn Profile URL? 1. 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