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Plan A to Plan B and beyond
15 Oct
2011
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An entrepreneur’s move from Plan A to Plan B must be ‘process-oriented’, says John Mullins, professor of management practice at London Business School and co-author of ‘Getting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business Model’. In this interview with The Smart CEO, Mullins shares his ideas on how to make Plan B work and work well for an entrepreneur.

Give us the money
15 Oct
2011
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A freewheeling conversation with C Venkat Subramanyam, Founder Director, Veda Corp, on how an entrepreneur should weigh his different options during the fund raising process

The early bird in the Indian venture capital story
15 May
2011
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Sarath Naru, managing partner at Ventureast, one of India’s oldest venture capital (VC) firms, has pioneered several firsts in the Indian VC industry. His latest bet: India’s first micro-equity fund to provide equity-like financing to small neighbourhood businesses

“Education, wireless and Internet are some sectors I am excited about in India”
15 May
2011
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In conversation with Venetia Kontogouris, senior managing director at Trident Capital, a global venture capital and private equity firm

Education is a non-cyclical industry that provides high returns for investors, while making a social contribution
15 Feb
2011
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Sandeep Aneja, founder and managing director of Kaizen Management Advisors Pvt. Ltd., speaks to Poornima Kavlekar about the opportunities that lie ahead in the education sector

Dham on Silicon Valley vs. India
15 Jan
2011
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The venture capital (VC) based Indian startup ecosystem is still its nascent stages. A bulk of the VC activity in India really began in 2005-06 with the establishment of VC firms who setup offices in Mumbai and Bengaluru with a significant amount of capital.

Inventor. Entrepreneur. Investor.
15 Jan
2011
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Vinod Dham, who is acknowledged as ‘Father of the Intel Pentium’ and currently founding-managing director at Indo U.S. Venture Partners, has constantly reinvented himself to stay on top of the global technology industry

‘Ad’venture Capital
15 Oct
2010
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An early stage investor, Aavishkaar believes in funding ventures that operate in rural India, enabling 70 per cent of India to participate in economic growth

Are investors interested in backing student entrepreneurs?
15 Aug
2010
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What investors pay attention to is the value an entrepreneur can bring to the table. In India, student entrepreneurs are only now learning this nuance

Angels give you wings
15 May
2010
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Mumbai Angels is among the few angel investment networks across India that recognise and support great business ideas through early stage investments. Founded in November, 2006, Mumbai Angels began with just 10 investors, including the founders and one investee company in its portfolio. Three years on, the numbers have grown to over 85 and 17, respectively. The network has investors that have supported entrepreneurs across the sectors of information technology, telecommunications, retail, biotechnology, media and entertainment amongst others.

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