Lithium-ion batteries form the core requirement for switching to electric mobility but excessive mining could soon deplete the limited reserve of Lithium. In this edition of Compass, we spoke to Gurugram-based BatX Energies who are solving this problem by recycling batteries to extract the core metals. Did you know that India reportedly generates over 50,000 […]
A lot has happened over the past few years and the game of crises and opportunity has been in play. In this edition of Compass, we took a step back to review how the last year has been for the Indian startup ecosystem and what 2023 looks like in our LetsVenture Early-Stage Funding Report 2022-23: Insights and Projection.
Having an experienced person at the helm is always reassuring, isn’t it? Do angel investors who have been experienced founders with their own successful ventures also provide similar reassurance as an investor?
Over the years especially amid COVID-19, crushing the candies and drawing the ludo dice online became one of the popular ways for keeping ourselves entertained. Even as we move back to our pre-COVID daily routine, the demand for online and mobile games seems to only rise.
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.
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.
The newest entrant betting on the India story appears to be the good old family offices that have long trusted the public markets. With the undeniable growth opportunity in the private market, family offices are increasingly considering startup investments as an alternative asset class. Long wedded to conventional asset classes like stocks, real estate, and […]
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 […]
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 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 […]