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.

Impact investing: It pays to do good

impact investing

Impact investing is relevant more than ever today precisely because we cannot turn the clock backward. But impact investing is not only about getting brownie points, it pays to do good. Often confused with philanthropy, impact investing is misunderstood and several myths around lower returns continue to exist. CaHa Capital’s Sachindra Rudra and Shruthi Cauvery […]

How do fund managers make money? Let’s dive in

Private market investing

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 […]

The rise of content ventures: the next big asset class

Through his premium IP ‘Young Captain Nemo’, Rainshine Global Inc Neeraj Bhargava is taking a big bet and bringing method to the madness that is the creators’ economy landscape today. Read about it here in our new series, Influencer Insights. “A creator I know told me a year ago that only 10% of the value […]

Public vs private markets: Where does the opportunity lie in India?

The core principles of investing in both the public as well as private markets remain the same, that is, it requires an audacious attitude, very much like the ‘Fearless Girl’, a bronze statue that stands facing the New York Stock Exchange building in NYC. Nonetheless, both are different ball games. The debate about whether one should […]

Angels in the gilded age: the rise of a new breed of startup investors

Mapping the private market investing behaviour and trends of a new breed of HNI investors in startups.   In-depth interview with 125 HNIs and UHNIs conducted by LetsVenture The growth of Indian tech services, tech startups, and product firms is creating a new breed of HNI investors With more than 72K DPIIT registered startups and over […]