May 10, 2016

Valuation of a Company – Discounted Cash Flow Method

How do investors determine which stock to put their money on? They compare financial ratios and multiples of different stocks. However, when it comes to determining the absolute value of a company, discounted cash flow (DCF) gives you the answer. In simple terms, DCF tries to work out the present-day […]
April 7, 2016

Is your startup compliant?

Is your startup compliant? Whether you are a giant corporation or a startup, to be successful, it is important to analyse if you are compliant and are following certain laid-down protocols. It’s imperative to keep a close eye on the laws in the city or state you operate in, failing […]
March 29, 2016

100% FDI in E-commerce Market Place

The rise of e-commerce businesses has slumped the footfalls of offline stores, thanks to the ease of doing business that they offer as well as the increasing number of players in the field. However, if the recent government orders are anything to go by, this trend will soon witness a […]
March 28, 2016

Top Startup Investors in India

For a start-up in its growth stage, the next most important requirement is undoubtedly a backing by reliable Startup investors and an ample amount of funding to scale up. This investment can be provided by individuals, entrepreneurs or organizations with the motive of profits. Startup Investors provide funds to those […]
March 17, 2016

What Investors look for in a Startup?

Early funding option for startups can usually be limited. Though there are ways like bootstrapping, crowdfunding or receiving help from family members and friends, startups need angel investors or VCs to scale up fast. Investors want to become the primary backers of the next game-changing venture. There are many things […]
March 8, 2016

How potential Investors will look at your business before investing – Due Diligence for Startups

With the startup community growing stronger than ever, there has been a rise in the number of angel investors, venture capital investors, and private equity firms who are willing to invest in such startups. Among the various factors evaluated in the due diligence report, adherence to legal compliance is one […]
January 19, 2016

Hacking the term sheet

Amidst the big rush for Funding, Funding, and more Funding, most founders get carried away by the “hulla” in the market rather than trying to understand the real implications. One such example is at the time of initial negotiation with the Investors. The Term Sheet is the first document that […]
January 16, 2016

Startup India Action Plan 2016

The day of 16th January, 2016 can be marked as one of the prominent days for budding Indian Entrepreneurs, with the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, announcing the “Startup India Action Plan”, intended to boost and support the startup ecosystem in India. First announced on the occasion of India’s 69th […]
September 11, 2015

How Startup Funding Works

Today, startups are on a boom. There are ideas and there are people who want to convert such ideas into flourishing businesses prospects. What is required to evolve a startup is “Funding”. The question is that from where do you get this investment for your business. The easiest option, either […]
August 26, 2015

What you need to know about pre and post funding compliance for startups

Funding is key for any startup to expand its horizon of products and resources. Pitching for investments and getting a deal is one aspect, but the legal side is something that founders find complicated. I experienced this when I saw some of my clients panicking about how to go about […]