Antler announced plans to launch in India to enable more entrepreneurs to build startups through their platform, support and global reach. The local operation will start in Bangalore and be led by Rajiv Srivatsa, co-founder of Urban Ladder, who is joining as Partner.
In this episode of the Antler VC Cast on our series of Stories of Exceptional People, we speak to Abheek Anand, Managing Director of Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm that has backed companies like Apple, Google, Dropbox, Airbnb, Whatsapp and Zomato. Abheek is an active and known Venture Capitalist and shares some sharp insights on navigating the current climate as an investor and founder.
“Out of every crisis, voices emerge from unlikely places to help us understand how we can build a better future” - Scott Galloway. In this opinion piece, Antti Rantanen, Venture Partner at Antler, draws inspiration from this quote and reflects on how tech collaboration between startups and giants will breed new innovative models of operation in the near future.
In this episode, we speak to Roshni Mahtani, founder and CEO of theAsianparent. theAsianparent is a digital content and community platform for all things related to parenting. It reaches over 30 million mums monthly in Asia and they also have an African platform. The content is adapted for each market and is available in 11 different languages.
Find out how a full-stack, machine learning specialist partnered up with an expert in scaling retail businesses to build Yayloh - a smart SaaS platform which empowers e-commerce retailers to regain control of their returns flow.
In this episode, we speak with Abhishek Gupta, one of the founders of Circles.Life, a personalised, digital network provider that is disrupting the telecommunications space. Abhishek reveals the birth story of Circles.Life, which launched in 2016, and has rapidly grown across Singapore, Taiwan and Australia. We also delve into the founders’ ideation process of their product, their unique customer-centric approach, and their mission-driven company culture.
On episode 3 of the Asia VC Cast, we have with us Nick Nash and Oliver Rippel, the founding partners of Asia Partners. We spoke about about the gap in the funding ecosystem, the steps businesses can take to navigate through these uncertain times, why this is still a good time for investors and a special breed of rhinos.
In this episode, we will be talking about balancing sustainability and profitability in business, the PropTech space in Asia and the importance of getting guidance and coaching along every step of the way when growing your business.