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...


Q4 Funding Report

Apart from the more controversial news, *cough* it's been a quiet Q4 in the Indian startup ecosystem. In other news, Q4 saw 87 deals in the angel space with an average funding of $433k. Do note that...


Fin-tech 101, 201 and 402

Fin-tech is one of the hottest sectors in the startup ecosystem to invest in, and it was one of the key topics that was touched upon during the recently concluded LetsIgnite 2017. Part I: A chat...


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...