Indian startups have raised $3.5 billion in funding in the first half of 2015 and the number of active investors in India has increased from 220 in 2014 to 490 in 2015.
Funding will continue. Bigger challenge is for entrepreneurs to manage VC expectations: Kalaari Capital MD Vani Kola
By Anirvan Ghosh
“Entrepreneurs need to evaluate whether they really need the funding. It might not the right step for everyone. VCs will expect returns in high multiples and that’s where sometimes friction happens. But entrepreneurs need to know that when they raise money it comes with expectations,” Kola said.
There may be some slowdown in 2016, but emerging market leaders and strong teams with sustainable business models will not have an issue raising capital,”