What Every Startup Must Do to Get Investor Ready

Advances in technology have given way to a proliferation of new startups. So, when it comes time to begin looking for those elusive investor meetings, you’re competing against more startups to secure time with investors. This competitive buyer’s market also holds the potential to drive down valuations, and even what once was considered the typical funding round. So in a…

The engrossing story of tech startups in the year of SoftBank’s India invasion

The engrossing story of tech startups in the year of SoftBank's India invasion Most of the time, numbers hide the real story. But at times, they show the complete picture. Consider this: of the $13.5 billion invested in the Indian tech startup ecosystem last year, about $4 billion was invested by Japanese internet giant Soft-Bank, and the top five funding…

Why Startups Are Panicking About The Gop Tax Plan (But Maybe Shouldn’t)

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THE INTERNET LOVES a good outrage, even over something as mundane as taxes. Over the weekend, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs fumed at a provision in the Senate Republicans’ proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would affect how stock options are taxed. The change threatens to upend the way startups pay their employees, which has historically been a key advantage…

Quona leads funding in fin startup Fisdom

Quona leads funding in fin startup Fisdom Eustan Ventures

Personal finance management startup Fisdom has raised its second round of institutional funding of Rs 25 crore led by Quona Capital. Venture capital fund Saama Capital, which led the first round of Rs 7 crore last October, also participated in this round. Fisdom is a platform that allows users to make financial and investment decisions for long-term financial planning. The…

Chennai- based FixNix is only Indian company to make it to RegTech 100 list

Chennai- based FixNix is only Indian company to make it to RegTech 100 list

City-based FixNix is the only Indian company to feature in RegTech 100, a list of world's most innovative companies that every financial institution needs to know about in 2018. The 100 companies were chosen by a panel of industry experts who reviewed an analysis of 416 RegTech companies that was undertaken by data and research firm FinTech Global. "The selected…

Government Enlarges Startup Definition, Benefits to now Flow for 7 years

Government enlarges startup definition, benefits to now flow for 7 years eustan

India enlarged the definition of what constitutes a startup to a venture that's as much as seven years old from five now, relaxed the norms for tax benefits and included employment generation potential to give a big push to job creation and entrepreneurship. "These changes are an effort to ensure ease of starting up new businesses to promote the startup…

Making the Right Call: How Can It Make You Successful?

Making the Right Call: How Can It Make You Successful

It seems like a tough job. You never know when it is the right time to call something off or to sign up for something. But here is where the entire difference lies. You are a founding member of a future whale of Startup sea. And what do whales do? They dominate, play smart and other fellow whales fear the…

Building a New India Rise of Next Breed of Entrepreneurs

Building a New India Rise of Next Breed of Entrepreneurs - Eustan Ventures

With the recent elections and the declaration of the new government for various areas, people have this question in mind- What does this particular government hold in its first for the youngsters of the nation? We have these brilliant brains out here who just need the right thrust and the right push to be aligned in the position where india…

Changes You Need to Boost your Startup – Eustan Ventures

Boost your Startup - Eustan Ventures

When it comes to a newly started anything, everybody makes mistakes. Mistakes are indeed human nature and anyone who does not make mistake in literal terms does not exist. What varies is the extent of mistakes one makes and their interest to learn from mistakes others made. If someone is considerate enough about learning about mistakes other people have made…