Startup India Action Plan: Our Definition Of Startups Has To Go Beyond VC-Fundable Tech Companies

PM Modi’s Startup India initiative has certainly made the terms ‘entrepreneurship’ and ‘startups’ well known across India. It has made ‘doing a startup’ cool and respectable, and has certainly highlighted entrepreneurship as a possible career option. One of the biggest impacts this will have is that parents will be much more willing to allow their…

How angel investors can boost the start-up ecosystem in India

Senior professionals, moderately successful entrepreneurs as well as high net-worth individuals (HNIs) have been expressing an active interest in investing in start-ups. Individuals who are keen to explore start-ups as an asset class, however, have to recognise that investing in them is a high-risk, high-return game. They need to get comfortable with the fact that…

How Applyifi can help you create and manage an Alumni Angel Investor Group in your institute

Applyifi on Campus Applyifi on Campus is a new service designed to help establish, run, and support alumni angel investor networks at universities and colleges throughout India. The notion of alumni investing in other alumni is a powerful proposition, and one that equally benefits the academic institution, alumni and the broader startup ecosystem. Applyifi specializes…