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Scions of industry titans step in as Angels for startups

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | More »

As startup funding gains ground in India, a new set of investors has begun taking bets on new ideas and enterprises. These are not seasoned investors with years of experience behind them like family offices, Angel or seed fund investors or venture capital firms. On the contrary, these are the young ...

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B2B firms to benefit from IoT, AI in 10-15 years: Amit & Arihant Patni

Brothers Amit and Arihant Patni are no strangers to the game of investment and entrepreneurship. The sons of Gajendra Patni, the eldest of the three Patni brothers who founded Patni Computers and later sold it to iGate Technologies, have been one of the earliest backers of several Indian consumer In...

16 May, 2016 | More »


Ideaspring to seed-fund tech product startups with up to $450K

Newly launched early-stage venture fund Ideaspring Capital, with a targeted corpus of Rs 125 crore (around $18.8 million), is set to achieve its first closure by next month. Naganand Doraswamy, managing director and CEO of Ideaspring, said that the Bangalore-based fund is expected to hit its first ...

26 April, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Ideaspring floats early-stage venture fund

Angel investors Naganand Doraswamy and Prashant Deshpande have joined hands with Patni Computers’ scions Arihant and Amit Patni, among others, to launch an early-stage venture capital firm Ideaspring to back technology startups in the country. The firm will essentially come at the seed-stage a...

22 April, 2016 | More »


Arihant Patni on his new venture Hive India, Big Data ecosystem and more

Siblings Arihant and Amit Patni came into prominence after the family sold out IT firm Patni Computer Systems to Nasdaq-listed iGate Corp for $1.5 billion in a bulge-bracket deal in January 2011. Almost six months later, the siblings launched another venture Nirvana Venture Advisors, a VC fund focus...

11 September, 2013 | More »