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Concept Arbitrage: Preface

Posted on Friday, Jun 23rd 2006

This is an introduction to a series on entrpreneurship in India, investments, investment prospects, and emerging trends and opportunities. The structure I will follow in the series is that I will analyze specific sectors, deals in those sectors, how they came about, and summarize conclusion nuggets and trend implications.

In researching the series, I have looked into the India portfolios of those funds that are involved in the early-stage investment game in India. The deals that I will discuss are:

May be others. Don’t know yet. If you have ideas and segments or companies that you want to see covered, please ping me.

This segment is a part in the series : Concept Arbitrage

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Further Readings: (From Subrata Mitra, via email);

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