Episode 12: India 2 is a marketplace of fast adopters.

In this episode of #LVSoundbites we sat down with Chief Product Manager at UIDAI and Chief Architect of Aadhar, Sanjay Jain. We asked him 5 questions: What is your one piece of advice for anyone...


Episode 11: Leverage Your Influencer Power

In this Episode of #LVSoundbites we sat down with Shweta Shalini, Co-Convenor, IT Cell - Maharashtra State for an insightful chat on brand building for startups. She shared insights on: How should...


Episode 10: The Founders 'Ask' says it all.

  For Episode 10, we reached out to Mohan Kumar, Executive Director of NVP India. Mohan brings in extensive operational, technology and investment experience, having worked at leading global...


Episode 9: Building India's Digital and Entrepreneurial Future

The Indian government is a big stakeholder in the startup ecosystem. We have seen an effort to shape startup friendly policy making and the development of grassroots initiatives for the same so we...


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...