The secret sauce of sourcing good startup deals
What is the secret sauce of sourcing good startup deals that will make an angel investor’s private market investing journey rewarding? In this edition of Compass, we focus on the best ways to secure and analyze deals for investment.
The sweet spot: understanding Carry in venture capital
Carried Interest, or popularly referred to as Carry, comprises the percentage share of profits paid to the general partners or fund managers. In this Compass edition, we focus on understanding the significance of Carry and some of the loopholes that need to be addressed.
How do fund managers make money? Let’s dive in
Venture capital is one of the riskiest asset classes. Albeit with the potential of high returns. As they say, it is a high-risk, high-reward game. While that’s the nature of investing, it becomes important to understand the mathematics behind it. You may have come across the word ‘Power Law’ for VC returns. The Power Law […]
Navigate the choppy waters of startup investing with an investment thesis
The undeniable growth in the Indian private markets is indeed a lucrative opportunity for investments. For those planning to make your initial bets, ensure that you have a solid investment thesis. An investor without an investment thesis is like a boatman without oars – directionless. Armed with an investment thesis an investor is able to […]