Launched by Rajiv Lall, Vishal Mehta and Donald Peck in 2005, social impact venture fund Lok Capital completed a decade of investing in India this year. CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan caught up with the founding team to reflect on the journey so far.
'Ventureast Proactive Fund II (VPF2)' is expected to make the final closing in the next six months and has seen strong interest from existing and new investors.
Direct investments by Indian firms abroad fell by 49.1 per cent year-on-year to USD 1.36 billion in March 2016, according to the RBI data.
Venture capital investments were particularly active in July-September, hitting a quarterly record of USD 536 million, Venture Intelligence added.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Nayantara Rai, Yuvraj Singh spoke about his new found love for venture capitalism.
Sarita Digumarti and Gaurav Vohra both base in Bangalooru have a Jigsaw Academy that trains working professionals and students on the latest tools and techniques on the field of analytics.
A bunch of young IIT graduates have turned the online real estate classifieds business on its head with thier venture Housing.com
These two new products are based on the company's enhanced X1 platform, on which the existing Vista and Manza models are built.
Total passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market stood at 9,272 units in December, down 34.63 percent from 14,185 units in the same month in 2012. Sales of Nano, Indica, Indigo range in December 2013 were 6,537 units, while that of Sumo, Safari, Aria, Venture range were at 2,735 units, Tata Motors said in a statement.
Fields of View is a serious gaming venture that creates online communities that learn while they play stimulation games.
Tata Motors today reported total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in August 2013 at 49,611 vehicles.
This piece is, by no means, meant to discourage entrepreneurs from throwing their hats into the ring a second time. But, time and again, I‘ve noticed that the successful first-time entrepreneur fails second time around.
The regulator will have to rework the nitty-gritty of its new rules for Indian angel investors. Here's a detailed analysis
Founded in June this year by 29 year old Himanshu Chanda, Project Heena is an online platform that connects various volunteers based in their location and skills to Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that need help.
Till the e-commerce space consolidates, fl-by-night operators will continue to make hay. Here's how you can protect yourself against bogus operators
Back in the day, everyone who owned a venture or inherited one was called a businessman, at least in India.
Investments by private equity and venture capital players in the country slumped 21 per cent to USD 7.6 billion last year and are expected to be at similar levels in 2013 as well, according to global consultancy Ernst & Young.
The government has accepted the Shome-Committee recommendations on General Anti-Avoidance Rules
By Alok Kejriwal: I was born and brought up in a Marwari family where breakfast, lunch and dinner conversations were about deals struck and money made. I guess that's where I inherited my 'entrepreneurial dna'.
Tata Motors today reported a 15% increase in total sales at 74,159 units in July this year.
Are you fearing taking the first step to be an entrepreneur? There is a fair chance you are not designed to be an entrepreneur, this you will not know only once you try.
RPP Infra Projects has started a new venture in Sri Lanka, which will be known as RPP Infra Projects (Lanka) Ltd.