Who is the right investor?

As a founder, once you have decided to fundraise, the next question to ask is -Who should I raise the money from? What is the approach I should adopt for my fundraising strategy? “Who you should...


2017 in Review | LV Insights

Startup Data - Ecosystem and Platform, Sectors, Marketplace, Fundraising/Funded, Commit data, Investor Data   2017 in Review provides an update on the ups and downs in the startup ecosystem for...


Angel Tax in India — Demystified and Explained

  Section 56: 2(viib) or Not To Be Context Section 56(2)(viib) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, or the dreaded “Angel Tax” was inserted by the Finance Act, 2012 to tax any capital raised by a...


Q3 REPORT FY 17-18

Our Startup Team analyzed 1000+ fundraising companies and 55 funded companies to create the 3rd Quarter Report for the financial year 2017 - 2018 (Oct - Dec, 2017). The average size of funding this...


Should I or Should I not? Founders Dilemma

I am not talking about whether you should start up. I am assuming you have already founded your dream venture. The dilemma now is “should I raise funding for my venture? Is this the right time?”...


Curation Process for Startups | LetsIgnite Mumbai

How LetsIgnite Curation Process Enables Startups To Raise Funding Efficiently

Startup applications for LetsIgnite Mumbai closed on 19th November and we have already initiated the curation and pitching preparations for the shortlisted startups. The complete LetsIgnite startup...


Q2 Report FY 17-18

Our Startup Team analysed 950 fundraising companies and 80 funded companies to create the 2nd Quarter Report for the financial year 2017-2018. The average size of funding this year was $680k, 20%...


From the Founder's Desk for LetsIgnite 2018

At LetsVenture we believe in listening - to the market signals, to our investors and the founders we work with. For us LetsIgnite has never been about an event. It is our way of strengthening our...


LV Soundbites, Episode 15: Being a Founder and a Funder

In this episode of LVSoundbites we sat down with Anand Chandrasekaran, Director, Platform & Product Partnerships Facebook. He was most recently Chief Product Officer @ Snapdeal, one of India's...


Resources for Indian Women Entrepreneurs

  Below we've compiled a list of important resources for women entrepreneurs in India: Women Entrepreneurs India They offers support to women looking forward to start a business with ideas...