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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 ...


Mohandas Pai, others invest close to $2 mn in Velvetcase

Online designer jewellery marketplace Velvetcase.com has raised close to $2 million in a second round of funding led by Uniqorn Ventures Fund with participation from angel investors including TV Mohandas Pai and S Somasegar through online deal-making platform LetsVenture, it said in a statement. Exi...

29 June, 2016 | More »


Can equity crowdfunding work in India?

Entrepreneurs in the US now have access to a new class of capital, funds from unaccredited investors. In other words, any individual who has the cash can now become a startup investor in the US. Prior to this, only individuals whose net worth, along with that of their spouse, exceeded $1 million wer...

19 May, 2016 | More »

Amit & Arihant Patni

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 »


PlexusMD gets funding from Patni scion, others

PlexusMD, an online networking platform that connects healthcare professionals and organisations, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Patni family scion Arihant Patni, private equity veteran Avnish Mehra and a few other early-stage investors. Other investors included Pranay Adhvaryu of ...

22 January, 2016 | More »

Imagination is the end point in the IoT space, said experts @ Techcircle Big Data Forum 2014

With everything you can imagine getting connected, from turbines to generators to automobiles, the world will be a changed place in the next decade. At the Techcircle Big Data Forum 2014, eminent panellists discussed the opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. One of the panels, ‘Inte...

20 November, 2014 | More »


Social shopping discovery startup Klip.in secures funding from Mumbai Angels, Arihant Patni & others

Mumbai-based Smursh Ecommerce (part of Smursh Media), which runs the social shopping discovery and curation platform Klip.in, has received an undisclosed amount in funding from Mumbai Angels and a few individual investors, including Anirudh Damani, executive director, K Damani Group; and Arihant Pa...

6 September, 2013 | More »