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Payments is the next big opportunity in India, says Sequoia’s Mohit Bhatnagar

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Mohit Bhatnagar
Mohit Bhatnagar has come to be known as the investor with a Midas touch in the Indian venture capital space. Three companies which had the managing director of Sequoia Capital on their board – Citrus Payments, Prizm Payments and Ujjivan (from which Sequoia made a part-exit) – gave the firm e...

Mohit Bhatnagar

Sequoia Capital to invest in early stage startups from now on, says MD Mohit Bhatnagar

Going back to its global business philosophy of being an early stage investor in fledgling companies, Sequoia Capital in India has decided to primarily make early stage, seed and series A investments going forward even as it remains open to writing “large cheques” for companies needing growth ca...

26 September, 2016 | More »


“Mobile advertising needs to get more creative & less intrusive”

Advertising spends on mobile phones are expected to touch $100 billion globally in 2016 and account for 51% of the total digital ad market but a majority of this is likely to go to large multinational players such as Google and Facebook. Even as that is a matter of concern for local ad-tech startups...

30 June, 2016 | More »


5 key takeaways from Techcircle Mobile Forum 2013

With close to billion subscribers, mobile is one of the biggest opportunities for tech entrepreneurs in India. But it is yet to make it big as a medium for transaction. Ventures in this space often struggle with key challenges such as monetising through apps/services, resolving mobile payment issues...

28 June, 2013 | More »


Citrus Payments discloses Series A worth $2M from Sequoia Capital

Mumbai-based online payments company Citrus Payments Solutions Pvt Ltd has disclosed that the amount it raised from VC firm Sequoia Capital as its Series A funding was to the tune of $2 million. The investment was first reported in June last year, but the amount was not disclosed. Talking to Techc...

20 March, 2013 | More »

Indian E-com Space Heavily Over-funded & Lacks Innovation, Say Investors; Do You Agree?

Coming, as it is, from investors we know this could portend bad news for Indian e-tailing startups looking to raise funding. But then you already knew that. The key lies in innovation rather than being Indian clones of successful global ventures, felt panelists at the national conference on digital ...

1 May, 2012 | More »