Late last year, my colleague Maanav mentioned that he had met this amazing team at YellowClass who were doing interactive online hobby classes for kids, had an overwhelmingly positive response, and that I might want to check that out.
Much like the west, we’re increasingly moving towards apparel that’s comfortable and multifunctional. As athletic wear becomes part of the mainstream wardrobe (the “athleisure-wear” culture), we believe the aspirational segment of women in fact represents a large emerging opportunity.
Discussing some key metrics that growth investors are looking for in SaaS companies today.
I started writing this article with a very serious tone around productivity and then quickly realized that there is so much out there already (both on productivity and in a boring tone).
Here’s what I learnt running Akiva Love for the last 5 years. We are still on our journey but here are a few things I wish I knew on Day Zero.
In August 2016, we were fortunate to have led the seed round in Meesho.
Today, Meesho announced a $300MN fundraise led by SoftBank with participation from some of it’s existing investors including Facebook and Prosus (previously Naspers). This round values the company at $2.1BN.
Here is an article that we wrote in 2017 on why we invested in Meesho
Modern retail isn’t about converting offline users to online, or the common interpretation of omni-channel (O2O) offering, but instead creating a tech-enabled retail ecosystem with a consumer-centric approach that combines digitalization, merchandising and supply chain to redefine key retail elements.
Why is “neo-banking” for kids an underserved market and a long-term opportunity FamPay is building a neobank for teenagers — having initially launched an app-based smart prepaid card They make it incredibly easy for parents, from anywhere in the world to send pocket money to their kids, without opening a bank account for them, giving […]
After misplaced optimism (which led to first wave of hyperlocal startups shutting down), the space is picking up steam again with even likes of Amazon, Jio, Flipkart joining in.
But unit economics still remain a challenge in these models.
Product, Place, Price and Promotion have been the go-to framework for many Brand Managers for decades.
When it comes to software products, however, what frameworks do Product Managers (a role inspired by the Brand Manager role) refer to?