Did you know that a majority of successful start-up deals for VCs resulted from start-ups that the VC’s identified, and not the other way around? (Think anti-portfolio!) “Don’t take VC money unless you have to!!” Ironic and paradoxical coming from
“This sounds exactly like the business model of Startup X, back in India!” I exclaimed, when I heard a young Tanzanian startup founder describe his startup to me. Despite the 3000 miles between India and Africa, some things still remain
As a founder going nearly broke, I started working part-time for an interesting organisation called Capria VentureBasecamp. I was hired as an Entrepreneur in Residence, and I quickly found myself getting involved in an experiment that evolved into the Head
Incubator Managers play a crucial role in how a startup evolves through its initial days. An incubation manager’s skills can make or break startups’ potential and future… In short, they are responsible for guiding their startups towards sustainability and investability.