Seedfund articles

  • Summary of PE exits from Indian start-ups in Q2 ‘13

    Private Equity firms obtained exit routes for their investments in 29 Indian companies during the quarter ended June 2013, up 38% over the 21 exits in the same period a year ago, says data from Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations in India. The exit volumes were also 21% higher than that in the in the immediate previous quarter (which had witnessed 24 exits). Of the divestitures during the latest quarter, 21 represented complete exits; the remainder partial ones.

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  • What to do when you become a crorepati overnight? Like the redBus founders

    So what would you do if you became a crorepate overnight? Go car shopping, maybe buy some diamonds(if you are a lady i.e.), buy a yatch or get yourself a private island? These are things a normal crorepati or maybe Vijay Malaya would do, but the three crorepatis we know — who go by the names Phanindra Sama, Charan Padmaraju and Sudhakar Pasupunuri have no such fancy plans. “I will go back to office on Monday morning,” says Phanindra aka Phani nonchalantly.

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