Every slump has a silver lining
Discretionary consumption has been hurt, but some businesses could see renewed investor interest
June 19, 2020
Flavour of the season
As venture capital rushes into B2B start-ups, is the euphoria around this space justified or is it yet another bubble waiting to burst?
N Mahalakshmi - January 14, 2020
Count me in
The Walmart-Flipkart deal was much-needed validation that Indian start-ups can scale and this has stoked the interest of global investors
N Mahalakshmi - November 22, 2018
Age of Plenty
It is not only flush venture capitalists who are chasing start-ups. Family offices and high-net worth individuals are also chasing Unicorns
Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham - November 27, 2018
Problem of plenty
PE and VC investments hit an all-time high in 2017 as investors pumped in a record $24 billion, 41% higher than the previous high seen two years ago
N Mahalakshmi - February 16, 2018
Pep Up Entrepreneurs
Indian B-schools must have students infused with a ‘launch business’ spirit
Kavil Ramachandran - October 10, 2017
Feeling The Squeeze
Consolidation is the name of the game as private equity and venture capitalists turn cautious
Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham - July 24, 2017
"When Money looks easy, it brings out the worst entrepreneur"
Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital on how excess capital continues to distort valuations in Silicon Valley
December 02, 2016
"Great Entrepreneurs have a learn-it-all, and not a know-it-all approach"
Benchmark Capital's Peter Fenton expects a couple of breakout IPOs in the open source space
December 03, 2016
"If you can't impose self-discipline, you can't be better off as a private Co."
Scott Sandell of NEA on the investment opportunities thrown up by the cloud and mobile revolution
December 03, 2016