E90: 'How Angel Investors Think?' with Manish Verma

If India has to grow, we need lot of startups and entrepreneurs. Not all of them will be privileged to bootstrap their ideas. That is where angel investors come in. Today I have my friend and an angel investor, Manish Verma. He has been a banker, operator, and investor. So he knows all angels of running a business. We are going to discuss how to get funded from angel investors.

What you'll listen
  • (00:00) - Introduction
  • (01:09) - How Manish got into angel investing
  • (04:08) - Overall investment philosophy of Angel Blue
  • (07:43) - How can startups get funded from Angel Blue
  • (10:32) - PERSISTENT framework to evaluate startups
  • (15:26) - How to value startups
  • (19:05) - Let's talk about one recent investment
  • (21:53) - Strategy for exit
  • (23:52) - How to invest via Angel Blue in startups
  • (26:49) - Challenges for Indian startups
  • (33:12) - What is the kindest thing anyone has done for you?
  • (33:45) - Best leadership quality
  • (34:42) - Definition of living a good life

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