The why and how of startup media

Two years ago, during my stint at The Economic Times (ET), I met the CEO of a consumer internet company who I’d been tracking from his early days. He had just raised a significant round of …

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The rise of automated investment advisors – T&C apply

The quote describes it the best – we work hard to earn money but do not put it to the best use. Most people just put money in their savings account (or probably FDs at best) but hey, how many …

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How to pick the right advisors for your startup

Building a world-class startup is hard! As a founder, you are building so many things together — from a team and a business model, to a product and a marketing strategy– there is never …

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Re-Inventing User Adoption and Support – Our Investment in Whatfix

One of the holy grails of software is that it should be so easy to use that no one should require help to use it. The dream is fair, but a distant one. Design thinking, focus on UI and improvements …

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Greatest trick the devil ever pulled

Most startups understand the need to have a product market fit. In this hard journey of building something valuable, it’s that elusive state of nirvana where everything becomes a little bit easier …

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Announcing our first investment – Wydr

India trades around $300 billion of retail products every year. While people talk about companies owning distribution chains, more than 70-80% of retail goes via the wholesale route. In addition, we …

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Will Global companies eat our lunch?

As an investor, I am often asked this question, and the simple answer is, if I believed this were true, I wouldn’t be in the business. But let me explain. The Indian tech economy is often …

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Will Indian tech companies ever be profitable?

Perhaps the top question venture capitalists have asked Indian tech companies in the last 2 years is about their profitability potential. In view of the discount-driven growth strategy of some …

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Why India is a large tech market

Over the past 24 months I have been asked this question many times – will India ever create large tech companies? And considering we went through a strong run-up in valuations, followed …

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Hello World!

Hello world! This month, we closed the first round of our maiden $100 million fund, and as we get into action, we are excited to announce the launch of our blog. If you’re on this page, we are glad …

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Asian Elephants vs American Rabbits

In conversation with Khadim Bhatti, co-founder & CEO of Whatfix

Remote Sales for Global Markets

In conversation with Krish Subramanian, Founder & CEO of Chargebee

Customer Success

In conversation with Sreedhar Peddineni, ex co-founder of Gainsight

Asia Centric GTM – What does it take?

In conversation with Aneesh Reddy, CEO of Capillary Technologies

Building Product Roadmap

In conversation with Rohit Chennamaneni, co-founder of Darwinbox

Revenue Ops

In conversation with Siva Rajamani, CEO of Everstage & ex-head of revenue ops, Freshworks

Solving the Pricing Puzzle

In conversation with Krishna Depura, co-founder of Mindtickle

Demand Generation
In Conversation with Sandeep Nagpal, VP-Global Marketing, Cvent.

Product Marketing.
In conversation with Supriya Goswami VP-Product Marketing, Whatfix.

Building US teams…
In conversation with Umesh Sachdev, Co-Founder and CEO, Uniphore and Vispi Daver, Senior Vice President, Whatfix.

Content Marketing..
In Conversation with Asad Khan, Co-ounder and CEO, Lambdatest and Vipul Gupta, Vice President Marketing, Whatfix

Channels and Alliances..
In conversation with Arpit Ratan, Co-Founder, Signzy and Kushal Nahata
Co-founder and CEO, FarEye

Outbound Demand Gen
In conversation with Deepak Anchala, Founder, Slintel and Ankur Saigal
Co-founder, BambooBox.

  • D2C Dialogues

D2C Dialogues 1: Featuring Limechat
D2C Dialogues 1:
Using tech to acquire and serve customers

D2C Dialogues 2:Influencer Marketing featuring Sarva and One Impression
D2C Dialogues 2:
Influencer Marketing featuring Sarva and One Impression

D2C Dialogues 3: Building Global Brands from India
D2C Dialogues 3:
Building Global Brands from India

D2C Dialogues 4: Leveraging social commerce to scale consumer brands featuring Shop101 and SHEROES
D2C Dialogues 4:
Leveraging social commerce to scale consumer brands featuring Shop101 and SHEROES