If you’re involved in startups, you know how trends can grip an industry. Excitement builds around specific subsectors or technologies, which in turn leads to the creation of more startups, which in turn leads to more hype. But remember – You’ve not entered a sector, just because it’s #trending In my experience, signing on to […]
Even though top mentors are nestled in the tight entrepreneurial networks of tier 1 cities, the startup ecosystem mustn’t work in isolation if it wants to see big things happen. What’s Happening in Incubation in India Today? What the startup ecosystem knows as an ‘incubator’ today is a concept primarily pulled from the hallowed palm […]
Initiated in 2015, Speed2Seed is a unique program supporting early-stage entrepreneurs emerging out of India’s incubators and accelerators to become strong, investment-ready startups.
Timely availability of credit from formal institutions is Indian agriculture’s achilles’ heel. Can startups innovating in fintech help India’s small & marginal farmers?
Investment to drive increased customer acquisition for unified commerce.
Investment to be used for a national sales expansion, investment in technology and content development 9 November, 2015. Bangalore, India: iSTAR Skill Development, a skill training company has raised Rs 10 crores (USD $1.5M) in Series A funding from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. Unitus Seed Fund, an early investor in iSTAR also participated in this Series […]
Impact Investing Showcase Features Leading Global Fund Managers that Deliver Social, Environmental and Financial Returns 28 October, 2015. Seattle, WA – Capria Ventures has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2015 (IA 50). The IA 50, now in its fifth year, is the first publically available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund […]
Over one hundred applications, two days of boot camp, ten finalists and three hours of pitch fest with seven eminent jury members 27 October, 2015. Bangalore, India: Unitus Seed Fund, India’s leading venture seed fund supporting startups innovating for the masses, is pleased to announce that MedPrime Technologies has emerged as the winner of the second […]
“Listen, if you’re going to perform inception you need imagination.”— Eames, Inception It’s a tough world out there for an entrepreneur, no matter how steadfast and determined one may be. Incubators and accelerators are rising to become key players in the ecosystem that help entrepreneurs develop strong, fundable startups, but even incubators and accelerators need […]