Interview with TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman Aarin Capital Partners

  • Posted: Jul 31, 2014 /
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Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Aarin Capital said,’The finance minister should create proper incentive for the real estate sector and for construction.’ In an interview with CNN-IBN he moved on to say how the tax efficiency should go up. Tax assessment is also a major issue he pointed out. He expects these expectations to be fulfilled by a straightforward budget. Click here to read more

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Unlocking Innovation and Scientific Thinking in India

  • Posted: Jul 31, 2014 /
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The economic liberalisation of 1991 was the second independence in Indian history. It represented a tectonic shift in policies, the start of the end of ‘licence raj’, and unshackled the growth of the country. Time has come for the third independence of India, the liberalisation of the academic, science and technology ecosystem in the country. Historically, the growth of countries has been driven by continual advances in science and technology. [ . . . ]

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Interview with Dr Ranjan Pai: Livemint

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The Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) has built a reputation as a smart and aggressive investor. The group’s chief executive is Ranjan Pai , who created the corporate structure of MEMG and separated its not-for-profit universities from the for-profit units. In an interview, Pai, whose net worth is $1.4 billion (around Rs.8,610 crore), according to Forbes, spoke about MEMG’s strategy for the next three-five years, its acquisition plans in [ . . . ]

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Interview with Dr. Ranjan Pai, Co-Founder of Aarin Capital Partners

  • Posted: Jan 17, 2014 /
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Dr. Ranjan Pai, Managing Director, Manipal Education and Medical Group, has led the professionalisation of the Group by consciously empowering his senior managers, seeding several new ideas and laying the platform to raise private equity capital for growth. Operating in two sunrise sectors – education and healthcare – he’s now gearing up to build tremendous scale in India and across the world.

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Bangalore emerges as Mecca of startups; engineers, customers transforming city into a hub for new businesses

Its well-publicised troubles with basic infrastructure and political instability notwithstanding, Bangalore is proving that it is by far and away India’s startup capital, aided in the assumption of this title by the software companies which first put the city on the global map. A strong community of engineers with global work experience, savvy customers and growing pools of early-stage capital, are transforming the city into a global startup hub, much like the Silicon Valley in the United States.

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Tandem Capital Launches $100 mn Fund – Unveils Latest Batch of Startups

  • Posted: Dec 20, 2013 /
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Former Infosys director T V Mohandas Pai and Manipal Group CEO Ranjan Pai have invested in the fund through Aarin Capital, a VC fund set up by the duo. Previously, the two have invested in four startups and also announced a private equity fund in August 2011.

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10 new early-stage investors in India you may not have heard of

There has, perhaps, never been a better time to become an entrepreneur in India than now, given the availability of abundant early-stage capital and easy access to hundreds of angel investors, mentors and advisors. You know the familiar names in the early-stage investment scene in India, such as Sequoia Capital, Blume Ventures, Seedfund, Indian Angel Network, Mumbai Angels and so on.

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