Here’s a VC’s Take on Two Important Funding Trends Expected in 2017

Darren Li G-Startup Worldwide, Media Coverage

Foreign funds and two or more funds coming together for a single round of funds are two key trends that are set to emerge in 2017. But are how  does an entrepreneur deal with these two trends? Entrepreneur India spoke to Anand Lunia, General Partner at IndiaQuotient, on funding trends  and checks entrepreneurs should make prior to picking an investor. …

Three Indian Startups Win Top Honours At A Competition That Helped Launch Didi Chuxing

Darren Li G-Startup Worldwide, Media Coverage

What’s common between three early-stage Indian startups – StockViews, Numberz, WorkIndia – and China’s largest ride sharing app make Didi Chuxing? All four emerged winners at G-Startup Worldwide, a startup competition organised by Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC). In 2013, a year after Didi Chuxing (formerly known as Didi Kuaidi) launched in China, it won an award for the most …

Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

Darren Li G-Startup Worldwide, Media Coverage

Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten startups in a year from its new $20 million fund, its co-founder Barret Parkman told Techcircle. GWC Innovator Fund is an offshoot of Great Wall Club (GWC), the company that conducts mobile and internet startup conferences worldwide under the …

Can VCs Add Value Beyond the Money?

Darren Li Media Coverage

Dave McClure of 500 Startups had a very interesting remark about the VC environment. He said, “Most VCs don’t work hard, they think they are great stock pickers!” Post this comment in one of the key VC panels at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Bangalore,which was chaired by marquee investors from the Indian ecosystem and was moderated by Entrepreneur …

G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Bangalore 2016 Winners Announced

Darren Li G-Startup Worldwide, Media Coverage

  G-Startup Worldwide, a global startup competition held at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) events to find the most innovative, early stage startups, is honored to announce the winners for its 2016 Bangalore competition. The G-Startup Worldwide competition at GMIC Bangalore is where entrepreneurs from around the globe gathered to pitch world leading VC judges for the first prize …