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Alok Mittal on turning entrepreneur again, his new startup & more

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | More »

Alok Mittal, who quit as managing director of Canaan Partners last year, has co-founded a startup that runs an online platform connecting small businesses with formal lending institutions. Indifi has also raised funding from Accel Partners and Elevar Equity among several prominent angel investors....


Tuition startup CueLearn raises angel funding from ex-Canaan Partners MD Alok Mittal

New Delhi-based Cue Learn Pvt Ltd, which provides after-school tutoring in Mathematics and English subjects through CueLearn, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding led by Canaan Partners’ former managing director Alok Mittal. The startup will use the capital to reach 25,000 teacher...

3 August, 2015 | More »

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Alok Mittal to disassociate with Canaan’s new investments, to turn entrepreneur again

Alok Mittal, managing director of Canaan Partners, is turning an entrepreneur, according to a blog post. Mittal will disassociate himself from fresh investment activity of the Silicon Valley VC firm in the country, while he will continue to manage the firm’s existing investments in India. Mi...

10 July, 2014 | More »


Top three predictions in the mobile payments space for 2014

Mobile has been one of the most talked-about technology verticals and continued to see innovation in 2013. New companies emerged in India and explored opportunities in this space that changed the way people lived and interacted. Some of the applications where mobile is already making life easy inclu...

27 December, 2013 | More »


In India, you can’t have 10 big horizontal e-com players; consolidation is imminent: Alok Mittal of Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners is an early-stage VC fund which started investing in India back in 2006. Till date, it has 13 portfolio companies across sectors like e-commerce, enterprise technology, analytics and more. Techcircle.in caught up with Canaan’s managing director Alok Mittal at the TiE India Internet...

22 May, 2013 | More »


One in four startups gets angel funding, 20% of angel-backed firms score Series A: Alok Mittal

So what are the odds of an Indian startup reaching a stage where it pulls in a venture capital firm with Series A funding? Just over 5 per cent, it seems, and that, too, after it has gone through an incubator, according to Alok Mittal of Canaan Partners. Speaking on the occasion of TiE India [...]...

30 April, 2013 | More »


FDI in multi-brand retail commendable but life doesn’t change for Indian e-com startups: Experts

The government’s decision to allow up to 51 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has been made with an eye on physical stores, but it would undoubtedly impact online retailers as well. Of course, some prominent investors in Indian e-commerce space are cautious in commenti...

19 September, 2012 | More »

Top investors want $1B govt-sponsored fund of fund to anchor domestic early-stage VC funds

A committee comprising the bigwigs from alternative investment fund community has estimated that the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem would require $55 billion over the next decade and half of the amount should come as debt to support entrepreneurial activities in the country. The committee has al...

28 August, 2012 | More »


Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

They provide smart insights into hot trends and create strategies that redefine businesses. They innovate opportunities for themselves and others – writing some success stories that inspire awe. Meet the homegrown Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerbergs and Warren Buffetts who have made waves in the digital ...

15 June, 2012 | More »