Posts Tagged ‘ Vani Kola ’
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Dearton Thomas Hector
E-commerce giant Flipkart’s co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a “level playing field” for Indian startups, saying it is essential to ensure that local companies don’t get “prematurely killed” by foreign competition. “Indian companies can and they...
Tata Sons interim chairman Ratan Tata has said he would go back to investing in startups this month after handing over the reins of the Tata group to N Chandrasekaran, managing director and chief executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), who will formally take over on 23 February. After retiring...
7 February, 2017 |
In December last year, Sachin Bansal, co-founder of India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart and Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder of ride hailing service Ola hit out at foreign-origin firms on their capital dumping practices and asked the government for a ‘level- playing field’ for India’s st...
30 January, 2017 |
Venture capital fund Kalaari Capital is planning to invest about $20 million (around Rs 135.7 crore) in 40 startups over the next two years as part of its seed and incubation programme. “We didn’t do a single seed deal in the last 10 years, but we feel that there is a requirement and a g...
4 February, 2016 |
Last year, Technology focused venture capital firm Indo-US Venture Partners rechristened itself to Kalaari Capital while raising a new $160 million fund. Its existing portfolio from investments includes a bunch of e-commerce players such as Snapdeal, Myntra, UrbanLadder, Hushbabies and Zivame. Howev...
5 September, 2013 |
Pitching to a venture capital fund is an important step in the fundraising cycle of a company. The “pitch” done by an entrepreneur is one of the factors that will decide if the VC will put in money in the startup or not. With the investment ecosystem getting competitive and availability ...
30 August, 2013 |
e-commerce as a sector has been facing a lot of challenges. Over the past year many companies have been acquired or shut shop altogether. Two companies, Seventymm and Indiaplaza, have fallen prey to this trend as they have been unable to raise further funds. Seventymm had earlier pivoted from an onl...
21 August, 2013 |
Kalaari Capital, a new entity formed by the founders of Indo US Venture Partners (IUVP), has raised an investment fund worth $150 million for the Indian market. Though the investment strategy of IUVP fund and Kalaari will be similar, this is a rebranding for IUVP which would help it to bring in fres...
28 September, 2012 |
Mettl an online skill assessment platform has received $4 million in funding in its Series A round led by IndoUS Venture Partners and its existing investors. As part of the transaction, Vani Kola, MD, IndoUS Venture Partners, will join the board of the startup. The startup had earlier raised angel ...
13 August, 2012 |
On the sidelines of India Internet Day Summit organised by TIE, a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship globally, Techcircle caught up with Vani Kola, head of the India arm of Indo-US Venture Fund. IUVP has actively invested in many internet companies including Snapdeal, Myntra, Ind...
9 July, 2012 |