Year in Review

Data in Consideration for this report Funded Companies: 416 (Ecosystem Data) Fundraising companies: 2097 (Platform Data) Average funding: $566k Highlights 1. Sectoral Data The most funded sectors...


Episode 8: When Angels and VCs Tango

In this Episode of #LVSoundbites, an entrepreneur turned VC and partner at Accel Partners, Subrata Mitra sat down with us for a quick chat. Here are some of the key insights he shared with us: 2016...


Monthly Pitch Session with LetsVenture

Hi there! As Sunitha explained in the video above, based on some very useful feedback from investors across the Indian startup system, LetsVenture has introduced monthly pitch sessions. The focus of...


Episode 7: The IoT Future You Should Consider

In this episode of #LVsoundbites, we sat down with Karthee Madasamy of Qualcomm Ventures to chat about mobile architecture, frontier tech, drones, IoT, connected cars, and connected devices....


Episode 6: Early Stage Investments vs Series A. The VC perspective.

Recently, we caught up with Sandeep Singhal, the Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that has offices in Silicon Valley, Mumbai, and Bengaluru to pick his brain about...


Episode 5: Is the Government enabling more Indian startups?

For Episode 5 we handed the mic to Gaurav Gupta, who is currently serving as the Principal Secretary, IT, BT, & e-Gov for the Government of Karnataka. We had questions on the government’s...


The Angel Investing Masterclass

The Angle investing masterclass was one of the much-awaited and much-anticipated sessions at LetsIgnite 2017. None other than Anupam Mittal kicked it off. Till date, Anupam has had numerous successful...


Episode 4: Choose The Right Problems To Solve

Sharad Sharma of iSPIRT Foundation was a speaker and a panelist at the recently concluded LetsIgnite 2017. In this episode of #LVSoundbites, he shares his thoughts on how to go about building the...


Episode 3: Investment Thesis vs. Market Sentiment. Who Wins?

In this episode of #LVSoundbites, Vani Kola gives her insights on key issues relating to the startup ecosystem. Take a look: Her investment thesis, and the three things she looks for in a startup...


Episode 2: A Startup Has To Become Sustainable On Its Own

In this episode, TV Mohandas Pai gave his insights into certain key issues like: Why startups should list on the Indian Stock Market rather than going abroad How SEBI has made it so easy for...