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Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the week:ShareChat
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the week:ShareChat

It doesn't matter if you run a small shop or a big company. Social Media is a very important part of your business marketing strategy. India's vast regional diversity has been an issue for most brands. But, networking by the utilisation of regional content has proved to be highly beneficial for most brands. It helps in more innovation and boosts business productivity. Hence, this week we have come up with one such interesting information about a Social Networking and Regional Content Platform, ShareChat. About ShareChat ShareChat is India's own Social Media App with more than 100 million users. It offers the content consumption and sharing platform only in Indian vernacular languages to cater to over 1.17 billion wireless network users of India. It is available in 15...
Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera
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Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera

Funders Gallery Founders are responsible for building companies for creating the right culture to promote innovation and growth. The company’s vision should be an interpretation of their own ideas and execution. An idea requires funding in its journey and angel investors are the ones who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Ankush Gera, the Founder/CEO at Junglee Games is a stage agnostic angel investor. He previously founded Monsoon Company, a boutique software company that was acquired by Capital One which helped Yammer, TOMS, Zazzle, HP, and other fortune 100 clients launch their mobile experiences. Ankush is a limited partner in funds Metastable, Upshift, Fearless.vc, Tandeme, Kae Capital and a Venture Partner at Unshackled. He is on the board of Kunai, Kintohub and ...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl

Funders Gallery We believe ideas are worthless until you get then out of your head and see what they do and it it is a base when it comes to business as a whole. Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Kunal is the co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Private Limited, India's largest no-frills, value focused marketplace. Previously, he has also worked at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and Microsoft in the US. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He loves backpacking through ...
Earlypad Monthly/Quarterly Investor Update Template
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Earlypad Monthly/Quarterly Investor Update Template

A startup founder has to face many challenging situations during the startup journey. Between product development, its distribution, employee satisfaction , etc it can be very tough to make time for investor relationships. However, when organised properly, those investors can often be a valuable resource for startups. Apart from providing capital, investors offer advice, expertise, introductions, and more. It is your duty as a founder to let your investors know what is happening with your business so they can help.  An investors’ success is directly proportional to the success of their portfolio company. Your investors likely have other investments and can’t be expected to know exactly where to help each company. By sending regular investor updates you can stay top of mind...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart

Startups, technology and innovation are exciting and effective instruments for India's transformation.New startups embody the creativity and innovation of young people. Funding increases visibility and attracts the attention of the market. It adds value to business thereby increasing credibility among customers. This week Earlypad has come up with one such interesting startup story of an electric cab hailing app BlueSmart that is transforming Indian cities by providing 100% Electric,sustainable and most reliable mobility solutions. About Startup BluSmart Blu Smart Mobility is a provider of electric shared smart mobility platform for efficient, affordable, intelligent and sustainable transportation. Blu Smart is making people move smarter in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR. Vision an...
Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event
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Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event

We have always known that entrepreneurs were risk takers and they make visions into reality by developing new products, processes and markets. So what happens when all the definitions for entrepreneurship merge? You get today’s young entrepreneur. During Covid 19 where the world economy seems shaking, there still exists a spectrum of hope that can help you make money and do good in the world at the same time. Earlypad Handpicked Events Watch pitches from innovative seed-stage startups growing rapidly as a result of the pandemic, and ask the founders questions. Founder Institute Alumni that has raised over $950M in funding and are worth $20B is organising a live and interactive online event for budding entrepreneurs,angels and VC's. Start Date: Thu Jul 16, 2020Starts at:...
Investors Interest in Consumer Products Startups Surged Amid Covid-19
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Investors Interest in Consumer Products Startups Surged Amid Covid-19

Consumer products startups saw funding jump in Q1’20 while fintech industry witnessed one of the worst quarters in years. Consumer products funding was up 36% quarter-over-quarter, garnering $3.3B across 366 deals. Q1’s surge was largely driven by mega-rounds in the alternative proteins, gaming, and fitness spaces.  Lets have a look at the consumer products areas that have seen the most growth amid Covid. 1. Food and beverage Food and beverage startups saw funding soar in Q1’20, raking in $1.3B — more than double the dollars compared to the prior quarter — across 106 deals.  Sustainability and health remained top of mind for investors, with Impossible Foods’ $500M Series F coming in as one of the largest deals of the quarter. Alternative protein companies ...
Why do 90% of Startups Fail?
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Why do 90% of Startups Fail?

Most entrepreneurs think they are building the next big thing and are very much confident about their idea. They have a strong belief of having their startup scale up in no time. In reality, over 90% of them fail. So how can you turn your ideas into reality? Are you solving people's problem and making their lives feel better? Most people fail because they make mistakes that they could have prevented. Preventing them will allow to work on things that actually create value for your customers. Want to build a successful startup? Prevent These Mistakes. Mistake 1- Focus only on building and not on customers. Life is too short to build something nobody wants!- Ash Maurya Try to solve a meaningful problem for other people. Most startups fail because they don't under...
What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?
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What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?

Startup Founders should be well prepared when pitching their startup companies to angel investors . The failure to have reasonable answers to the probable questions will decrease the likelihood of the entrepreneur’s company to receive funding and support by investors. The following is a list of key questions all entrepreneurs should be well prepared to answer during their investor pitch:    So, expect that you will need to cover the following: What does the company do?What is unique about the company?What big problem does it solve?How big is the market opportunity?Where are the headquarters?        Opportunity in the Market   You will need to showcase that the market opportunity is meaningfully large and growing. You wi...
Best Emerging Startups 2019
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Best Emerging Startups 2019

With each passing day we are heading towards an AI-enabled world and this a great time for tech startups to have an impact on the startup ecosystem. As we all know AI & Robotics will rule the future, many venture capitalists and tech investors are looking forward for all the innovative ideas that can turn into reality. Since there are hundreds of new startups launching every year , the real question is : How can you trace out the best startups that will flourish in 2019 ? We have decided to save you the trouble . Check out the list of the most promising new startups of 2019 based on their success stories, uniqueness and the venture-backed funding they have raised so far. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/2279380905471523/ Did we miss any of the best startups th...