LetsVenture presents Angel Investing Masterclass
Apr 18, 2020
10:30 AM - 04:30 PM (Asia/Kolkata)

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At LetsVenture, we pioneered the Angel Investing Masterclasses back in 2015 and have since then consistently been conducting these across the country to build out angel investing and bring more liquidity & 'value capital' to early stage startups. With these workshops we have helped educate new investors and encouraged CXOs, UHNIs, Business Leaders to look at startup investments more systematically and find the balance between 'gut calls' and 'diligence' when investing.

On 18th April 2020, we are conducting a half-day workshop which will discuss and help you uncover the following topics: 

Session 1: How & why you should invest in the private market during a downturn? by Ashish Gupta and Kashyap Deorah. 

  • Ashish is a Senior Managing Director at Helion Ventures and is one of India's most successful angel investors with companies like Flipkart ( First angel investor), Sattviko, IndiQube among others in his portfolio. 
  • Kashyap is a serial entrepreneur with exits to Future Group, Open Table in the US. He is also an angel investor in MyToppr, Meesho, Leverage Edu, etc and the author of The Golden Tap, the story of the hyper-funded Indian startups. 

Session 2: Introduction to Angel Investing and trends in the ecosystem by Sunitha Ramaswamy, Director at LetsVenture.

Session 3: Fund-As-A-Service(FaaS) by Paras Malhotra, Director at LetsVenture.

Session 4: How to formulate your Investment Thesis? by Shanti Mohan and Sharad Sharma. 

  • Shanti is the Co-founder and CEO of LetsVenture. She is a seasoned entrepreneur and angel investor with expertise in consumer internet, embedded technology and enterprise and is a mentor for various startups. 
  • Sharad co-founded iSPIRT Foundation and a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council from 2009-13. He has held several senior executive positions in companies like Yahoo,Veritas, etc. He is an active technology angel investor with over two dozen investments. 

Session 5: Live pitch and evaluation exercise for a startup

Session 6: How to evaluate a startup ?  by Hari Balasubramanian and Amit Somani. 

  • Hari is an entrepreneur, active angel investor who has led several deals and exits on Indian Angel Network. 
  • Amit is a Managing Partner at Prime Venture Partners. Prior, Amit has held leadership positions at Makemytrip, Google and IBM. He is also deeply engaged with the early stage startup ecosystem in India and actively volunteers with iSpirt, TiE and NASSCOM. 

Session 7: How to understand and interpret valuation metrics of startups ?  by Sanjay Mehta. 

  • Sanjay is the founder and partner of 100X.VC. He has invested in over 100+ startups. He has been featured as Super Angel Investor, Forbes India List of Investors, 2017 Investor of the Year by LetsVenture.

Session 8: Managing negotiations and decoding term sheets by Sanjay Khan and Rishabh Bharadwaj. 

  • Sanjay is a Partner at Khaitan&Co. He specialises in private equity and venture capital investments and private and public M&A. He also works with entrepreneurs and governmental agencies such as the RBI, the SEBI, the Prime Minister’s Office, etc to bring about various impactful policy changes.

Session 9: Keynote by Sanjeev Bikhchandani. 

  • Sanjeev is the founder and executive vice chairman of InfoEdge which owns,, etc, as well as the co-founder of Ashoka University. He was given the Padma Shri Award, the fourth Highest civilian award in India, in January 2020.

Register today and start your journey as an Angel Investor with us! 

About LetsVenture:

LetsVenture is one of India's most active angel investing platforms in India, having enabled 220+ startups to raise over $114 M on the platform since 2013. As a pure marketplace we have worked to build out both sides of the market by providing value added products, services and content to grow the ecosystem as a whole. 


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