Q1 Report FY 17-18

Our Startup Team analysed 1000 fundraising companies and 120 funded companies to create the 1st Quarter Report for the financial year 2017-2018. The Data delivers insights into: The kind of sectors...


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...


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...


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The India Scorecard (infographics)

This year, we kicked things off with the LetsIgnite Roadshow: a 7 city event with angel workshops, pitch sessions and networking which ran between 19th October 2016 and 19th December 2016. The...


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In Situ or Nah?

Silicon Valley, New York, Tel Aviv, Singapore, Bangalore and Berlin; top startup hubs in the world. (Yes, Bangalore is up there). These are cities equipped with resources, skilled individuals and a...


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Does Your Startup Team Make The Cut?

Here is one question every conversation you’ll have with an investor will include: Do you have the right team to execute your idea? #TEAM A top priority for any investor, and goes without saying...


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When Should I raise funds?

If you’re a founder and you probably are, we’re sure you’ve spent time on a white-board, skimmed Quora, googled various search variations and made maybe 10-15 phone calls asking trusted friends...


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Are you Sailing with the Angel Wave?

“The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” ― Willie Nelson As we mentioned in our introduction post on fundraising, your venture + good timing = increased odds of...


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8 Steps to Complete your Fundraise on LetsVenture (Infographic)

The Fundraise De-mystified. We get a lot of questions about how the fundraising process on LetsVenture works for startups. It’s quite simple and in this post, we've outlined of the process in 8...


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Funding Ask & Valuation 101 for Founders

“How much do I need to dilute while raising an angel round?” “Will investors agree to this?” “Is it too low or am I diluting more than required?” We get a lot of questions along these...