10 years on, a time of reflection for venture capital firms in India

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  1. Vidhi Khanna

    Vidhi Khanna Active Member Staff Member

    Mar 19, 2015
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    A correction in India’s VC market will give fund managers the window to pause and introspect on what has been a truly remarkable decade for start-ups and investors

    The concerns aren’t being discussed in hushed tones any more. By all accounts, the correction in India’s venture capital (VC) market is real. Large cheques aren’t being written out as quickly as they used to be six months ago. Fund managers are monitoring cash-burn rates in portfolio companies much more closely. And, every investor with bets—large or small—in the consumer Internet sector is hoping that the big valuation mark-ups they’ve been sitting on so far don’t take too much of a beating.