startup funding: It’s 2017 again: How startups are changing their plans as winter funding begins

startup funding: It’s 2017 again: How startups are changing their plans as winter funding begins

Synopsis Startup funding is pouring in, but fewer deals are being signed because investors are extremely cautious when making decisions. Meanwhile, the DNA of startup founders is changing as seasoned entrepreneurs with better vision and clarity jump in while still shying away from high cash burn ideas. Rohit Anand, 52, sold his first startup Value…

$4.5 billion in fresh VC money waiting to be deployed in Indian startups

$4.5 billion in fresh VC money waiting to be deployed in Indian startups

Even as venture funding shows signs of a slowdown in India’s startup ecosystem, several global investment firms have made new commitments of more than $4.5 billion to the industry — albeit mostly early-stage deals. In recent months, venture capital firms — including Sequoia, Accel, Matrix and Lightspeed — have announced new funds with a particular…