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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