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Roundtable Recap: May 16 – Spotlight on Mexico

Posted on Friday, May 17th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest, Hernan Fernandez, Managing Partner at Angel Ventures Mexico. The firm invests in Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia. Excellent discussion on Latin America trends.

Lightwing

As for the entrepreneur pitches, from Bangalore, India, we had Ravitej Yadalam pitch Lightwing, a cloud monitoring and optimization solution for SMEs.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Sumant Mandal of March Capital Partners (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, May 14th 2019


Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Sumant Mandal was recorded in March 2019.

Sumant Mandal is Managing Director at March Capital Partners, a firm that invests largely in enterprise-facing businesses with deep technical differentiation. The conversation includes excellent insights into the changing dynamics of the networking space and how companies like Cisco and Juniper are managing their existential threats.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as March Capital and your other early stage investment activities.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Shalini Prakash of 500 Startups India (Part 1)

Posted on Saturday, May 11th 2019


Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Shalini Prakash was recorded in March 2019.

Shalini Prakash, Venture Partner at 500 Startups India, talks about the opportunities in the Indian market.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by giving our audience a bit of an orientation of what’s happening at 500 Startups India. How are you positioning the activities of the organization?

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Roundtable Recap: May 9 – Spotlight on African Startups and Venture Capital

Posted on Friday, May 10th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest, Eghosa Omoigui, Managing Partner at EchoVC Partners, a firm focused on the African market. It was a fascinating discussion.

The Westland Concept

As for the entrepreneur pitches, up first we had Rui Jorge Romao from Coto, Portugal, pitch The Westland Concept. Rui wants to build a sustainable clothing brand.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With David Lambert of Right Side Capital Management (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 6th 2019


Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with David Lambert was recorded in March 2019.

David Lambert, Managing Director at Right Side Capital Management, a firm that invests small chunks of capital efficient ventures. The firm is very much in line with the Bootstrapping to Exit philosophy we’ve been discussing.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about you. Tell us about Right Side. Let’s get acquainted.

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442nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Vikas Choudhury, Pivot Ventures

Posted on Monday, May 6th 2019

Vikas Choudhury is Managing Partner at Pivot Ventures, and President at Reliance Jio. He is one of the earliest Angel investors in India, and invested in early successes like InMobi and Myntra. We discuss the evolution of the Indian startup and venture capital industry.

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438th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Cristobal Perdomo, Jaguar Ventures

Posted on Sunday, May 5th 2019

Cristobal Perdomo is Co-founder and General Partner at Jaguar Ventures, a venture fund that invests in Latin America. 

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442nd Roundtable Recording on May 2, 2019: With Vikas Choudhury, Pivot Ventures

Posted on Saturday, May 4th 2019

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

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Roundtable Recap: May 2 – India Has Come A Long Way

Posted on Thursday, May 2nd 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest, Vikas Choudhury, Managing Partner at Pivot Ventures, and President at Reliance Jio. Vikas is one of the earliest Angel investors in India, and invested in early successes like InMobi and Myntra. We discussed the evolution of the Indian startup and venture capital industry.

Playpal

As for the entrepreneur pitches, up first we had Eesha Sheikh from Colorado pitching a Digital Health concept.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Mark Selcow of Costanoa Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 30th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Mark Selcow was recorded in March 2019.

Mark Selcow, General Partner at Costanoa Ventures, talks about the firm’s primarily B2B investment thesis and strong penchant for investing in companies that have grown outside the Bay Area.

Sramana Mitra: We had Greg Sands of Costanoa a few months ago. We’re going to continue the conversation today with Mark. Let me just recap a little bit of the vital statistics of the fund that we’re talking about here.

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439th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Michael Smerklo, Next Coast Ventures

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 30th 2019

Michael Smerklo, Co-founder and Managing Director at Next Coast Ventures, talks about some of the ventures his firm has invested in and the philosophy in general.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Harald Nieder of Redalpine Venture Partners (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Apr 19th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Harald Nieder was recorded in March 2019.

Harald Nieder is a Partner at Redalpine Venture Partners, a European firm primarily focused on Germany and Switzerland.

Sramana Mitra: So tell us about yourself as well as Redalpine. Let’s get you introduced to our audience.

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Roundtable Recap: April 17 – A Discussion on Concept-stage Financing

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 17th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Shripati Acharya, Managing Partner at Priven Advisors, advising Prime Venture Partners, a firm focused on core technology ventures in India. Unlike most VCs, Prime does concept-stage investments.

Oracle project

As for the entrepreneur pitches, up first we had Arun Philips from Bangalore, India, who is also an Oracle-sponsored 1Mby1M Premium member. He pitched a blockchain based impact assessment solution.

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181st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Taylor Greene, Collaborative Fund

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 17th 2019

Taylor Greene, Managing Director at Collaborative Fund, shares his firm’s investment thesis.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Rahul Chowdhri of Stellaris Venture Partners (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 16th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Rahul Chowdhri was recorded in March 2019.

Rahul Chowdhri, Investor at Stellaris Venture Partners, shares some fascinating examples of consumer ventures catering to the next 400 million consumers in India.

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