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...


LV Web Chat (update)

We are excited to announce the new LV Web Chat. As our product manager explained in 43 seconds, we noticed a pain point where conversations on mobile and conversations on the platform were...


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...


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...


Episode 1: Are Indian Startups Finally Growing Up?

When was the last time you had a conversation with a VC, a government head or an angel investor? The keyword being conversation, not pitching your startup. You don’t have to answer. We thought it...