Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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Mohandas Pai

The home interior solutions start-up has raised over $113 million across 10 funding rounds from investors like Sequoia India (now Peak XV Partners), Accel, JSW Ventures, Mohandas Pai and cricketer MS Dhoni

The American bank worked on a model that was favourable for fast-paced start-ups. If the Indian banking sector can emulate that model, while retaining its cautious approach towards lending, it can keep local start-ups insulated from upheavals like the one at...

Pai advised founders of India-centric startups "to be careful" and "not get carried away" by investors who force companies they fund, to domicile in the US and open bank accounts there as well. Pai said Silicon Valley Bank was a start-up-friendly bank and its...

The recent blow-ups in many start-ups are a result of the founders' vanity and their failure to understand the basic obligation of public shareholding