Published on February 20, 2014
Startups in India TiE Angels NYC FEBRUARY 20TH, 2014
Who Am I 12+ years on Wall Street (technology & operations in hedge funds) Got bored. Quit. Moved to India in 2007. Started a company. Failed. Co-founder of HeadStart and founder of Startup Weekend India building community TLabs an accelerator run by Times of India Couple of angel investments 500 Startups India & NYC
500 Startups Seed fund and accelerator program (Mountain View, San Francisco, Mexico City) Mentor Network / Community 200+ design, technology, marketing, and product experts provide 1:1 mentoring to portfolio companies Over 650 companies, 1,400 founders in 40+ countries around the world, provide peer review and feedback on products, industry verticals, platforms, etc. Conferences & Events Dedicated conference team has completed 50+ events w/ 300-1,000 attendees per event; total reach of over 25,000+ people Geeks on a Plane Invite-only tour for startups, investors, and founders Learn about global trends, meet international companies, and gain insight/ access to foreign markets 3 TIE ANGELS NYC
India $1.8 Trillion Dollar Economy; 5% GDP growth 1 10th largest economy in the world 2 ~150 Million Indians with Internet Access, up from 5 million in 2000 3 > 900 million mobile phones 4 ~67 million smartphones in India and growing rapidly 5 1 HTTPS://WWW.CIA.GOV/LIBRARY/PUBLICATIONS/THE-WORLD-FACTBOOK/GEOS/IN.HTML 2 HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/INDIA#ECONOMY 3 HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/LIST_OF_COUNTRIES_BY_NUMBER_OF_INTERNET_USERS 4 HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/COMMUNICATIONS_IN_INDIA 5 MARY MEEKER’S ‘2013 INTERNET TRENDS REPORT’ 4 TIE ANGELS NYC
Startup Landscape 40 Accelerators 300 Angels 6-8 early stage funds 10-15 later stage funds ~3,000 Internet & Mobile startups TIE ANGELS NYC
~Billion Dollar Companies 2007 2007 2010 2004 1996 1999 TIE ANGELS NYC
RISE OF INDIAN STARTUPS D IRE U CQ A IPO D E UIR Q AC D IRE U UIR Q Q AC D E UIR Q AC A D IRE QU AC D IRE U CQ D D IRE U AC D A CQ IRE U Q Q AC D IRE U AC AC D IRE U CQ A D E UIR Q ED E UIR D E UIR Q AC D Q AC E UIR Q AC D E UIR Q AC IPO IPO 7 IPO TIE ANGELS NYC
500 Startups Investments in India 8 TIE ANGELS NYC
What do we look for Simple, quick, eﬀective screening process. We look for: Small, Eﬀective Teams (Hacker, Hustler, Designer) Product solves a problem for speciﬁc target customer Capital-eﬃcient businesses – operational @ <$100k funding Primarily Internet and mobile based distribution Simple revenue models – transactions, subscriptions, or aﬃliate Small but measurable usage - some customers, early revenue Functional prototype *before* investing (or previous product success) 9 TIE ANGELS NYC
Interesting Areas of Focus Consumer E-Commerce Cloud Services & SMB Productivity Apps for Mobile & Tablet Payments & Financial Services Family Tech & Education Food Tech & Digital Health India Focus NOTE: COMPANIES ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF INVESTMENTS ACROSS ALL 500 STARTUPS FUNDS (INCLUDING FUND I, FUND II), AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY HELD IN STARTUPWALLAH. 10 TIE ANGELS NYC
Where to Start? 1. AngelList (Sorry SeedInvest) 2. Get on a plane! 3. Co-invest on deals TIE ANGELS NYC
Thanks! PANKAJ JAIN PANKAJ AT 500 DOT CO @PJAIN 12
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