YS Exclusive: Leadership Talk with Bejul Somaia
About the session

On this episode of YS Exclusive: Leadership Talk, we have Bejul Somaia, Managing Director of Lightspeed Venture Partners. He shares insights into his journey from an entrepreneur to an investor, reveals what he looks for in early-stage founders, and talks about his experiences and learnings form investing in startups like BYJU'S, OYO, Udaan, and more.

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Bejul Somaia
Managing Director, Lightspeed

Shradha Sharma
Founder & CEO, YourStory Media
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1 Bejul Somaia on Finding the Right Sectors to Invest in India
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2 Bejul Somaia on the Need of Diversity in Perspectives
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3 Bejul Somaia on the Parallels Between a Venture Capital Business and a Startup.
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4 Bejul Somaia on the Most Common Misconception on the Role of a VC
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5 Bejul Somaia on the Key Challenges in Making the Transition from Entrepreneurship to VC
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6 Bejul Somaia talks about the power balance between VCs and Startups
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7 Bejul Somaia on Ethics: Selling vs Lying and the Importance of Trust
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8 What Bejul Somaia Looks for in a Founder's Personality
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9 How Bejul Somaia Thinks About Aligning Investor-Company Goals
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10 Bejul Somaia Talks About Patent Matching's Dos and Don'ts
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