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Man on a mission: Bowei Gai's startup tour across 29 countries starts in India
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Man on a mission: Bowei Gai's startup tour across 29 countries starts in India

Firstpost caught up with Bowei Gai, founder, World Startup Report in Mumbai, as he kicks off his tour from India.

Getting innovative with risk: When VCs think like start-ups
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Getting innovative with risk: When VCs think like start-ups

In these times, which 'are a-Changin', phones are getting bigger again, and computers are getting smaller. In the innovate-or-perish world, start up investors are acting like start ups.

New agenda: VCs are thinking small, and beyond IITs
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New agenda: VCs are thinking small, and beyond IITs

Not only are the number of angel investors and networks increasing in India but growth stage venture capital funds are also signing smaller cheques.

New agenda: VCs are thinking small, and beyond IITs
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New agenda: VCs are thinking small, and beyond IITs

Not only are the number of angel investors and networks increasing in India but growth stage venture capital funds are also signing smaller cheques.

Referral site Whistle Talk raises Rs 2 cr from Hyderabad Angels
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Referral site Whistle Talk raises Rs 2 cr from Hyderabad Angels

Whistle Talk uses social networking sites including Facebook, LinkedIn and Google Plus to help employees refer people for job openings.

Healthcare IT attracts $194 mn VC funding in September
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Healthcare IT attracts $194 mn VC funding in September

The global venture capital (VC) funding for the healthcare IT sector continued to be strong as deals worth $194 million were announced during the July-September quarter of 2012, says a report.

PEs invest $2.5 bn in 97 deals in Jul-Sep
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PEs invest $2.5 bn in 97 deals in Jul-Sep

Private equity firms invested about $2.5 billion across 97 deals during the quarter ended September 2012 driven mainly by the Bain Capital-Genpact deal, says a study.

How Angel investors are making money in India
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How Angel investors are making money in India

Angel investors are looking to exit ventures sooner rather than later and they are doing it in the first round of VC funding, which in investment parlance is called Series A funding.

Venture capital firm Kalaari Capital closes $150 mn fund
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Venture capital firm Kalaari Capital closes $150 mn fund

Venture capital firm Kalaari Capital today said it has closed a $150 million fund, which will be invested in areas like software products and services, e-commerce, mobile and telecom services, education and healthcare.

Why private companies could be the answer to Indian entrepreneurship
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Why private companies could be the answer to Indian entrepreneurship

One small step by entrepreneurs could be a giant leap for the economy. It may not take us economic nirvana, but it could just be the encouraging push that we need.

Why Indian entrepreneurship is a far cry from Silicon Valley
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Why Indian entrepreneurship is a far cry from Silicon Valley

The Indian entrepreneurship ecosystem is in a global race. Only, what's a relay for its peers is an obstacle race for us.

Why Indian entrepreneurship is a far cry from Silicon Valley
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Why Indian entrepreneurship is a far cry from Silicon Valley

The Indian entrepreneurship ecosystem is in a global race. Only, what's a relay for its peers is an obstacle race for us.

India Inc July M&A deals down 43% at $2 bn: Grant Thornton
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India Inc July M&A deals down 43% at $2 bn: Grant Thornton

Indian industry's merger and acquisition deals in July dipped 43 percent, year-on-year, to $2.09 billion, says a report

IT is an investor favourite, with investments worth $379 mln
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IT is an investor favourite, with investments worth $379 mln

Even as private equity and venture capital firms are tightening their purse strings, they prefer to park whatever money they are willing to spend in IT sector.

Falling rupee traps global investors without exit options
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Falling rupee traps global investors without exit options

The falling rupee has shaved off a year's returns for global PE firms which poured tens of billions of dollars into India investments when the economy and currency were flying high a few years ago.

Bangalore as Silicon Valley? Think again
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Bangalore as Silicon Valley? Think again

Amidst a myriad of investors and entrepreneurs rushing to serve the ripe Indian market, start up accelerator The Morpheus thinks it's still a long way before India can be pitted against the Silicon Valley.

Bangalore as Silicon Valley? Think again
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Bangalore as Silicon Valley? Think again

Amidst a myriad of investors and entrepreneurs rushing to serve the ripe Indian market, start up accelerator The Morpheus thinks it's still a long way before India can be pitted against the Silicon Valley.

Alok Kejriwal to exit Games2win in three years, launching fund for startups
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Alok Kejriwal to exit Games2win in three years, launching fund for startups

Serial tech entrepreneur Alok Kejriwal all set to turn Rodinhood with fund for startups Founder of Games2win says he will exit venture in 3 years, spend his time as entrepreneur capitalist.

Pinterest raises $100 mn in funding
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Pinterest raises $100 mn in funding

Pinterest, the increasingly popular online bulletin board, raised $100 million in a financing round that values the US start-up at $1.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

Pinterest raises $100 mn in funding
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Pinterest raises $100 mn in funding

Pinterest, the increasingly popular online bulletin board, raised $100 million in a financing round that values the US start-up at $1.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.