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Anupam Mittal, Rajan Anandan, Kunal Shah & Zishaan Hayath among top angel investors in Q3

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | More »

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Angel investors in the country have kept funds flowing for startups at a time when venture capital investors seem to be holding back. In the first nine months of 2016, the value of investments has declined significantly across all investment categories such as private equity and venture capital but ...


Scions of industry titans step in as Angels for startups

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 ...

2 August, 2016 | More »

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Ratan Tata leads as Flipkart, Snapdeal founders vanish from top angels’ list

Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus at Tata Sons Ltd, is heading the pack of India’s top angel investors so far this year while the founders of Flipkart and Snapdeal are conspicuous by their absence from the list. The 78-year-old Tata, who started investing in startups after retiring as chairman of the ...

7 July, 2016 | More »


After VCs, angel investors start deserting startups

Dark clouds are on the horizon for startups in India. While initial reports for 2016 showed that venture capital was drying for startups, fresh trends suggest that even angel and seed investors are deserting them in droves. The first stage funding for startups saw the steepest decline in the April-J...

1 July, 2016 | More »


Tier 2/3 cities see rise in number of angel investors: LetsVenture report

Angel investors don’t just reside in big cities. Investors from smaller cities such as Guwahati, Kanpur, Vadodara, Raipur, Visakhapatnam, Agra, Jaipur, Chandigarh are increasingly ready to bet on innovative business ideas, says a study by deal making platform LetsVenture. According to the stud...

21 June, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Yet-to-launch instant messaging app Tring gets angel funding

Tring, a yet-to-launch instant messaging app, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from ValueFirst founder Vishwadeep Bajaj and other angel investors. Alok Gupta (MD of Gerken Capital Associates) and Ranganathan V (MD of DNA Technology Consulting) also put money in this round, Tring co-founde...

16 February, 2016 | More »


Angels 15: Techcircle profiles top angel investors of 2013

Angel investors are those who invest high-risk capital in the early part of a startup’s life. They put in a few lakhs to a couple of crores of rupees, provide guidance and advice, and help the entrepreneur reach a stage where he/she can raise a larger amount of funding or attain profitability....

30 July, 2013 | More »


Meet top entrepreneurs, CEOs, PE, VC & angel investors at VCCircle Hyderabad Investment Forum on Oct 11

After the successful first edition, the 2nd edition of VCCircle’s Hyderabad Investment Forum will capture and identify the emerging sectors and the entrepreneurs who will redefine and lead the industrial scenario of Andhra Pradesh in the coming years. The event will be held at ISB Campus in Hydera...

28 September, 2012 | More »


Seeding Start-ups, Shaping Innovations: Meet India’s Most Active Angel Investors

As India’s start-up ecosystem matures and investors look at new avenues, angel funding is increasingly coming to the forefront. Angel investors literally handhold entrepreneurs, right from when a start-up is incepted to the period when it gains enough traction to raise series A funding from ve...

1 December, 2011 | More »

Holiday Comparison Site Polama Raises Rs 1.5Cr In Angel Funding

Bangalore-based holiday comparison site Polama.com has raised Rs 1.5 crore from a consortium of angel investors, led by Rehan Yar Khan and Blume Ventures, according to a company statement. Although a member of the Indian Angel Network, Khan has made the investment in his personal capacity. Blume Ven...

1 September, 2011 | More »