Interesting article by Jason Rowley on the lack of a correlation b/w venture capital fund sizes & fund returns. Venture Capital Is Boring
Image: source Startups with business models revolving around aggregating services have their days numbered, unless they offer a significant additional benefit (than the underlying services they aggregate) to the end customer . Because without it, they’re just tech-backed middlemen looking for their share of the pie for merely connecting two parties, which is a tough ask in an increasingly connected […]
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Is there a bubble forming in the Indian startup scene? The Hubble Space Telescope Is the Indian startup space fast becoming a bubble? Let’s take a closer look and find out. At the Goldman Sachs technology conference earlier this year, leading venture capitalist of Benchmark, Bill Gurley expressed concerns to attendees, of a possible bubble, caused by some over-valued startups in the US. His concerns […]
All those moments that left you speechless…More like the dumbfounded speechless. I was just thinking about it today, and thought I’d share some such situations that I have been lucky (and sometimes not so lucky) to be stuck in the middle of.
Interestingly, a few years ago, I came across this interview with Alok Mittal on the internet. Alok is the Managing Director at Canaan Partners, one of the leading VCs in the technology and healthcare businesses, the world over. And in that interview, Alok was talking about their investment in techTribe a few years earlier. techTribe, by the way, happens to […]
This is one of of some business models that just don’t make sense to me.
Everyone’s aware of the herd mentality. Be it iPods, bigger and bigger cars, or even a Twitter account.
I’ve noticed similar mentalities in the VC industry. Why do we seek the safety of the herd?
Here are a few examples of it, and also the effects of the same on industries.
“The best things in life are free, But you can keep ’em for the birds and bees; Now give me money, (that’s what I want) that’s what I want.” – Barrett Strong Lets see. First time entrepreneur… or you’ve already taken the brave leap, but suddenly hit a roadblock for lack of additional funds to scale up to even qualify […]