Posts tagged "Venture Capitalist"

  • How to get VC funding?

    Guest Author on November 13, 2023

    Now that we have a broad overview of VC history, structure, and incentives, let us understand how the dealmaking works. I will try to keep it simple since several founders and VCs have spoken about th ..

  • How do VCs make money?

    Guest Author on October 27, 2023

    Many of you are maybe curious to understand the payoff or motivation for anyone to be a VC investor. So here goes. But before that, here is an excerpt from The Generalist, that will make sense later i ..

  • What is Venture Capital?

    Guest Author on October 25, 2023

    In the past two blogs of the venture capital series, we went through the history of VC from a global and Indian standpoint. But what exactly is Venture Capital (VC)?  Quite simply put, venture capita ..

  • The History of Indian venture Capital

    Guest Author on October 19, 2023

    Three decades after the first Venture Capital (VC) firm mushroomed in the US, in 1975, risk capital found its way to India. Even though there were several instances of accidental VC underwriting busin ..

  • Venture Capital 101 – The Origins of Venture Capital

    Guest Author on October 14, 2023

    A few years ago, around 2016, I remember stumbling onto an old lecture from Don Valentine. For the uninitiated, Don Valentine founded Sequoia Capital VC firm in 1972, before the terms “Silicon Valle ..