Monthly Archives: April 2016

Start-Ups Deal Sizes Are Getting Smaller: VCCircle

Startup funding deals has stood at $301 million, a drop of 50 per cent over the last year In the first quarter this year, start-up funding deals have shrunk to $301 million as compared to $611 million in the same … Continue reading

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Byju Raveendran lesson for startups – Love your work

BENGALURU: From the sun-soaked days spent running and playing football and cricket at Azhikode, Kerala, Byju Raveendran learned one thing: Do what you love with all your heart. He follows the same mantra while leading a company that recently secured … Continue reading

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A CFO’s Perspective on Scaling Startup Growth

As the chief financial officer of a startup, driving continual growth is a critical component of the job. In addition to managing accounting, finance and other areas, focusing on scale is just as important. One of my early mentors said it … Continue reading

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3 Things to Remember When Choosing Your CFO

Fifty million new firms are started every year across the globe. By the five-year mark, half will no longer exist. It may come as no surprise that an abundant supply of capital is the major factor in longevity. Ample capital … Continue reading

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Twelve rules for win-win negotiating

Listen carefully to the other party. Don’t interrupt the other party when they are talking, don’t spend your listening time figuring out how you’re going to shock the other party when he or she finally stops talking. Most people carry … Continue reading

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Small entrepreneurs banking on Mudra loan scheme

One more pet scheme of the Modi government — the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) — could notch up a record of sorts, going by the number of new entrepreneurs financed within a short span of 12 months.  In the … Continue reading

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