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Entrepreneurs must build startups that address daily user needs

Monday, January 4, 2016 | More »

External funding alone cannot assure a startup’s rise. While raising capital is important, entrepreneurs should not focus on getting money first to deliver consumer value later. From day one, the user has to be at the center of what you do. Running a successful venture is not just about burnin...


QikPod raises $9M from Flipkart, Accel and others

QikPod, a yet-to-be-launched startup founded by serial entrepreneur Ravi Gururaj that will offer locker services, has raised $9 million (Rs 60 crore) in funding led by e-commerce company Flipkart and venture capital firm Accel Partners. Logistics service provider Delhivery and Taiwanese electronics ...

30 November, 2015 | 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 »


Angels 15 – Ravi Gururaj

As the co-founder of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels (India chapter) and a top executive at software firm Citrix Systems, Gururaj has been investing in Indian startups for a while now. He is a member of the NASSCOM executive council and co-host of the NASSCOM Product Conclave. He recently laun...

26 July, 2013 | More »


Ravi Gururaj of Citrix launches ‘concept lab’ Frictionless Ventures; to invest $50K-250K in each incubatee

Ravi Gururaj, co-founder of Harvard Business Angels (India chapter) and a top executive at software firm Citrix Systems, has launched a startup incubator called Frictionless Ventures. But unlike other incubators, this one is an idea experimentation lab. Based in Bangalore, this incubator picks up an...

17 May, 2013 | More »


11 Indian startups pitch to Harvard Angels; at least 3 to get Rs 1Cr or more each

Harvard Alumni Angels India (also known as Harvard Angels), an India-centric angel investing organisation founded by Harvard alumni Raj Chinai, Ravi Gururaj and Ramesh Shah last year, has had its first formal ‘HA Pitch Day’. The event, held at Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) Bangalore office, saw ...

3 December, 2012 | More »