Book Review: The Hard Thing About Hard Things

The author gives us a wonderful lesson on the art and science of people management at startups. From hiring and onboarding to firing and building a culture, Ben Horowitz, the renowned Silicon Valley investor covers it all.

Focusing on Bharat’s IP driven start-ups

Ashwin Raguraman, Venture Partner at Bharat Innovation Fund, talks to us about what it takes for him to say yes or no to a deal and about the future of the venture capital ecosystem in India.

A blend of value and growth

S. Krishna Kumar, Chief Investment Officer of Equities at Sundaram Asset Management Company, talks to us about his investment style which has evolved to become a blend of value and growth investing, with a bias towards growth companies. This blended approach, he believes, has helped him spot several small cap stocks early in their cycle…. Read more »

Metropolis 2.0

In 15 years, Ameera Shah transformed Metropolis Healthcare from a single lab in Mumbai to a chain of 135 laboratories raking in revenues of Rs. 650 crores in FY 2015. She’s now gearing up for the next phase of growth, one in which she wants to create a formidable diagnostics brand in two geographies – India and Africa. Her master goal: reach a valuation of Rs. 12,000 crores by 2020.

Learning to ride the market’s wave

Anand Radhakrishnan, Chief Investment Officer – Franklin Equity,  Franklin Templeton Investments – India, talks about his investment journey and the lessons he learnt from his career that spans over two decades.   With a career that spans more than two decades in the investment management sector, Anand Radhakrishnan, Chief Investment Officer – Franklin Equity,  Franklin… Read more »

Belong.co, Hiring 2.0

Backed by Matrix Partners and Blume Ventures, Belong.co is building a Saas-based hiring solution for companies to recruit middle to senior management professionals in engineering, product, design and data sciences.

Chargebee: The business of billing

Tiger Global and Accel Partners-backed ChargeBee has identified a clear product roadmap to grow into a preferred SaaS player in the global billing and subscriptions space. Here’s how

At The Heart Of Financial Inclusion

India’s leading financial inclusion platform, IFMR Holdings, has fought hard to draw attention to the positives of running a microfinance business in India. With its recent influx of funding from international firms and the launch of its second alternative investment fund, the company continues to strive for financial inclusion across India