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What Are Indian Seed Investors Looking For With Padmaja Ruparel

Posted on Monday, Oct 23rd 2017

We’re doing a deep dive into the current seed investment eco-system and talking to our investor friends about what they’re looking for.

Here, you can hear the perspective of Padmaja Ruparel of Indian Angel Network on Indian Startups:

Come talk to me to brainstorm, strategize, weigh your funding options.

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304th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Don Hutchison, Independent Investor

Posted on Friday, Oct 20th 2017

Don Hutchison is one of the most experienced and long term Angel investors in Silicon Valley. We discuss the trends of the industry and ways to mitigate the Series A gap that is a serious issue right now.

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301st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Julien Nguyen, IT Farm

Posted on Friday, Oct 20th 2017

Julien Nguyen is General Partner at IT Farm, a seed-stage fund focused on Digital Health. We explore trends in the industry, as well as what IT Farm’s sixth fund likes to invest in.

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What Are Seed Investors Looking For With Swati Chaturvedi

Posted on Monday, Oct 16th 2017

We’re doing a deep dive into the current seed investment eco-system and talking to our investor friends about what they’re looking for.

Here, you can hear the perspective of Swati Chaturvedi of Propel(x), a B-to-B angel network:

Come talk to me to brainstorm, strategize, weigh your funding options.

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371st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Sunil Bhargava, Tandem Capital

Posted on Saturday, Oct 14th 2017

Sunil Bhargava, Founder and Managing Partner, Tandem Capital, helped us explore the difference of post-seed versus pre-Series A financing.

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5 Seed Investors Discuss Their Investment Theses in Podcasts

Posted on Friday, Oct 13th 2017

Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about the full range of possible funding options should listen to these 30-minute podcast interviews with various investors, each explaining the types of ventures they are focusing on.

Amir Banifatemi, Founder and Managing Partner of K5 Ventures – This fund is focused on pre-seed, seed, post-seed and early-stage investments from Southern California. Amir is also a Board Member and former President of Tech Coast Angels, a group of 340 angel investors from Southern California.

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370th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Padmaja Ruparel, Indian Angel Network

Posted on Thursday, Oct 12th 2017

Padmaja Ruparel is Co-founder, Indian Angel Network (IAN), and Founding Partner, IAN Fund. She has been a key player in shaping India’s still somewhat nascent startup eco-system. Those interested in Indian startups and the funding trends must listen to this interview.

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326th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Cem Sertoglu, Earlybird Venture Capital

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 10th 2017

Cem Sertoglu is Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital, based in Turkey. Cem brings the spotlight on Turkey and the Eastern and Central European startup eco-systems.

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What Are Seed Investors Looking For With Venk Shukla

Posted on Monday, Oct 9th 2017

We’re doing a deep dive into the current seed investment eco-system and talking to our investor friends about what they’re looking for.

Here, you can hear the perspective of Venk Shukla of Monta Vista Capital and TiE Angels:

Come talk to me to brainstorm, strategize, and weigh your funding options.

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370th Roundtable Recording On October 5, 2017: With Padmaja Ruparel, Indian Angel Network

Posted on Friday, Oct 6th 2017

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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Roundtable Recap: October 5 – Padmaja Ruparel on Indian Funding Eco-system and Trends

Posted on Thursday, Oct 5th 2017

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Padmaja Ruparel, Co-founder, Indian Angel Network (IAN), and Founding Partner, IAN Fund. Padmaja has been a key player in shaping India’s still somewhat nascent startup eco-system. Must listen interview for those interested in Indian startups and the funding trends.

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As for the pitches, Kanchan Dwivedi from Bangalore, India, pitched LoanGini, a peer-to-peer lending platform for India. The concept has been tried elsewhere with success, so I see no reason why it cannot be implemented in India. We discussed details of strategy and execution.

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332nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Victoria Pettibone, Astia Angels

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 4th 2017

Victoria Pettibone, Managing Director of Astia Angels, a group focused on funding women entrepreneurs. She discusses what they like to invest in, as well as the trends she sees in the deal flow and the portfolio.

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What Are Seed Investors Looking For With Ashmeet Sidana

Posted on Monday, Oct 2nd 2017

We’re doing a deep dive into the current seed investment eco-system and talking to our investor friends about what they’re looking for.

Here, you can hear the perspective of Ashmeet Sidana of Engineering Capital:

Come talk to me to brainstorm, strategize, weigh your funding options.

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10 Podcasts with Investors on Seed Financing for Startups

Posted on Friday, Sep 29th 2017

Once upon a time, there used to be Seed and Series A as financing options for startups. Now, we have pre-seed, seed, pre-Series A, and THEN Series A. And the Series A can often be a small $1-3 Million round, which typically comes from small venture firms. The bigger, more traditional firms have moved upstream, raising bigger and bigger funds. They can only do $5-10M Series A rounds, which often have the characteristics of Series B.

If you are a startup entrepreneur looking for help navigating the myriad stages of seed investing, please have a listen to the following 30-minute podcast interviews with some of today’s most respected Seed Investors.

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368th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Cindy Padnos, Illuminate Ventures

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 26th 2017

Cindy Padnos, Founder and Managing Partner at Illuminate Ventures, discusses a topic that we’ve been highlighting recently: the need for multiple seed rounds as a way to bridge the Series A gap.

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