After venture capital, startups taking ‘vendor capital’ for granted

Anirudh-Damani_Artha-India-VenturesThe bloodletting in the Indian startup ecosystem continues with hotel-booking app RoomsTonite shutting shop on the heels of the Stayzilla fiasco, which is still playing out in the media. I have previously said that the startup space in India is safe because of its self-correcting nature. However, I did not expect that startups that failed […]

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How an obscure windmill in Rajasthan is helping an angel investor fund startups

Anirudh-Damani_Artha-India-VenturesArtha India Ventures, led by former director of Bombay Stock Exchange Ashok Kumar Damani’s family, funded 15 startups in the last one year with the cash from the power generated by a large wind turbine it owns in an obscure village in the desert state of Rajasthan. The windmill that is installed at Bhopalgarh, 30 […]

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E-commerce portal GoZefo raises $1 mn funding led by Helion Venture Partners

GoZefoBangalore-based GoZefo, an e-commerce portal marketplace for second hand and factory seconds goods run by Zero Effort Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $1.05 million (Rs 6.9 cr) in funding led by Helion Venture Partners, according to the filings with the Registrar of Companies (ROC). BeeNext, a Singapore-based early-stage technology venture fund, also participated in the […]

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Statrtups shutting down is not a negative sign: Artha India Ventures’ Anirudh Damani

Anirudh DamaniAnirudh Damani, partner at Artha India Ventures, has made nine investments to date this year, just five deals behind Ratan Tata. His investments include companies such as ConfirmTKT, FindUrClass, Vahanalytics, ShabdaNagari, vPhrase Analytics, Roadhouse Hostels, and others. In an interview to Techcircle, Damani shares the strategy he implies while investing. He speaks about what makes […]

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Statrtups shutting down is not a negative sign: Artha India Ventures’ Anirudh Damani

Anirudh DamaniAnirudh Damani, partner at Artha India Ventures, has made nine investments to date this year, just five deals behind Ratan Tata. His investments include companies such as ConfirmTKT, FindUrClass, Vahanalytics, ShabdaNagari, vPhrase Analytics, Roadhouse Hostels, and others. In an interview to Techcircle, Damani shares the strategy he implies while investing. He speaks about what makes […]

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