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Exclusive: Saha Fund, Exfinity, others to back online fitness discovery platform Fitternity

Monday, August 22, 2016 | More »

Online fitness discovery platform Fitternity has received commitment to raise fresh investment from existing investors women-focused Saha Fund, Exfinity Venture Partners and couple of other angel investors based out of India and Silicon Valley, according to a person privy to the development. “It h...

Ratan Tata

Meet the men who advise Ratan Tata on his angel investments

Ratan Naval Tata is no stranger to betting big. The 78-year-old chairman emeritus of Tata Sons Ltd has backed 36 startups since retiring as the head of the Tata Group in December 2012. Tata’s personal investment portfolio is spread across India’s hottest internet companies, covering sect...

29 June, 2016 | More »


Govt scraps ‘angel investment tax’; only ‘eligible’ startups to benefit

The government has scrapped the so-called ‘angel investment tax’ on investors providing funding to startups. This means resident angel investors, domestic family offices or domestic funds not registered as VC funds will now not have to worry about having to pay tax on the money invested in start...

18 June, 2016 | More »


Looking for an angel investor? Ananya Birla could be your next hope

She started her first entrepreneurial venture when she was still in her teens. At 21, Ananya Birla feels she may now even back other entrepreneurs. The daughter of billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla and wife Neerja Birla told Techcircle.in that she could be an angle investor as startup ventures excite...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Former Google exec Amit Singhal to join GOQii board

Former Google executive Amit Singhal, who is also an angel investor in GOQii Inc, will join the board of directors of the wearable devices startup. Singhal recently resigned as head of Google’s flagship search business after spending nearly 15 years in the company. The former Google executive will...

8 April, 2016 | More »

Serial entrepreneur Sashi Reddi to invest Rs 100 Cr in Indian startups

Sashi Reddi is a busy man even when he is not setting up or running his own companies. After selling his software testing firm AppLabs Technologies Pvt Ltd to NYSE-listed Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) last September, the serial entrepreneur has donned the role of an angel investor, although on...

5 July, 2012 | More »

5 Traits Of A Great Angel Investor

Over a startup event Bangalore a few weeks ago, I had the chance to talk to over 50 budding entrepreneurs about the seed funding scenario in India. It is well known that there is a lot more demand for investments at the seed stage than there is supply. The number of angel investors in India [&hellip...

9 February, 2012 | More »


Check Out Five Red Hot Investment Themes

As the chief executive of Google India, Rajan Anandan is one of the topmost thought leaders in the technology field in the country. But as one of the most active angel investors in India, he also has the pulse of start-up activity. Addressing a packed gathering of around 250-plus entrepreneurs, ange...

5 December, 2011 | More »

Top Angel Investors To Attend VCCircle’s 2nd Angel Investor Summit

Angel investment in Indian continues to see a lot of traction, with an increasing interest from large, successful entrepreneurs and existing institutional investors to invest in exciting business ideas that will create tomorrow’s large businesses. After the successful first edition, we have again ...

22 November, 2011 | More »