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How Footprints raised $672K in Angel Funding via LetsVenture

The experience of Footprints Childcare, a non-tech startup in a tech dominated world   Browsing through the archives of funded startups, it is noticeable that Tech startups have been at the...


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Reference guide for responses from Angel Investors

We have seen many articles dissing angel investors for saying ‘no’ in different ways or even disguising it with creative phrases. I am privy to some of these, cause I tend to use them too. As most...


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Tyranny of sanitized startup pitches: Venkat Raju (Angel Investor)

After listening to a series of fundraising pitches in the past few weeks -- in an industry forum, at a closed-door investor session, at a crowdfunding platform, at a panel in an accelerator -- I have...


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Newer Greens for Angels - Looking Towards Newer Pastures

As the dust and initial bit of hoopla settles on the ‘hot’ sectors like FoodTech, Last-mile logistics, Hyper-local services & discovery and Uber for X modeled startups, I wanted to share with...


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Inkmonk - The deep dive into fundraising - from learning hands on to raising $320k

Flashback to September 2014, Inkmonk had started out by attempting to bring the printing industry online. At this point Isaac, Founder of Inkmonk, says, he knew almost nothing about fundraising.