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Startup Investing
Made Easy

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About the event

Startup Investing Made Easy is the most-awaited Masterseries offering practical learning experience to gain a holistic view of angel investing, alongside key stakeholders of the startup ecosystem.

The three-part Masterseries will cover a comprehensive overview of the startup investment landscape including the right ways of allocating assets to deal evaluation across sectors, and the investor's role post investment.

Key Speakers
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Shanti Mohan is an angel investor and the Co-founder & CEO of LetsVenture, an online platform enabling angel investment in early-stage startups that has facilitated more than 950 investments with a portfolio value of over $11 billion. She is also the CEO of trica, an equity-management and transaction platform.

Shanti is the Nominated Committee Member, Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) of SEBI. She is also Member of Karnataka Vision Board for Startups.

With more than 25 years of professional experience under her belt, Shanti is also the founding venture partner for RBF Fund N+1 Capital and has personally invested in over 40 startups, including Trell, Siply, Giva, GoBillion, Goat brands, and Bimaplan, among others.
Shanti Mohan
Co-founder and CEO, LetsVenture and trica
Nitesh Aggarwal is the Chief Investment Officer at Single Family Office Fund, investing largely in unlisted assets with a total corpus of $130 million deployed across funds and startups.

An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore, he has over 17 years of experience investing in the private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) asset class.

Nitesh was earlier associated with funds like Q Investments, New Enterprise Associates, and Edelweiss, among others.
Nitesh Aggarwal
Chief Investment Officer, Single Family Office Fund
Anirudh Singh is a Partner at Avataar Venture Partners. An investor in the Indian technology ecosystem for the last 15 years, he has led investment rounds in some of the most successful B2B companies across food delivery, agri-tech, edtech, financial services, marketplaces, and gaming, among others.

In his most recent role, Anirudh was the Managing Director at Alpha Wave Global, heading its venture growth fund, Alpha Wave Incubation.

He was earlier associated with technology funds such as B Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, and Canaan Partners, covering early-stage to public market investment opportunities in India.
Anirudh Singh
Partner, Avataar Venture Partners
Vikram Ahuja is Co-founder and Managing Director at ANSR, a market leader helping some of the world’s best companies build and manage global workforce.

A serial entrepreneur, Vikram has experience building successful ventures at the intersection of technology, communities and online commerce. 

He is also CEO at  Talent500, an ANSR platform with 1.5M+ community of global professionals.

At ANSR and Talent500, Vikram oversees a $50M+ global portfolio of AI-enabled workforce solutions.
Vikram Ahuja
Co-founder and Managing Director, ANSR
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Masterseries 1 (Offline in Dubai. June 17, 2023)

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9 - 9:30 AM
30 mins
Introduction to angel investing
‣ Time and motivation to start angel investing
‣ Asset Allocation
‣ The difference having private market in your investment portfolio can make
9:30 - 9:45 AM
15 mins
Solidifying angel investing
LetsVenture as an enabler
‣ LetsVenture has enabled 600 plus startups raise funding through its platform. 
‣ Lessons and opportunities
9:45 - 11:00 AM
1hr 15 mins
Portfolio Construction
‣ Building an investment thesis with details on how to approach early stage investing.
‣ Portfolio construction for returns
11 - 11:15 AM
15 mins
Tea Break
11:15 - 12:45 PM
1hr 30 mins
Deal sourcing and evaluation
‣ Ways to source deals and evaluate them
‣ Dos and don’ts to avoid common mistakes early investors make
12:45 - 1:30 PM
45 mins
1:30 - 1:50 PM
20 mins
Founder Pitch 1 - From India
1:50 - 2:15 PM
25 mins
2:15 - 2:35 PM
20 mins
Founder Pitch 2 - From UAE
2:35 - 3 PM
25 mins
3 - 3:45 PM
45 mins
Understanding rights of angel investors, understanding term sheets
‣ All the important legal matters investors should know
‣ Rundown of term sheets
‣ Your rights as an angel investor
3:45 - 4:30 PM
45 mins
The many roles of a lead investor
‣ Responsibilities as a lead
‣ The role of an angel investor as a lead
‣ How to work closely with founders
‣ The art of negotiating follow-up rounds
4:30 - 4:45 AM
15 mins
Tea Break
4:45 - 5:15 PM
30 mins
Syndicate investing
‣ Post-investment involvement+brand building
5:15 - 5:45 PM
30 mins
Panel Discussion: Unlocking private markets as the next big investment opportunity
‣ Why private market investing is emerging as one of the most important asset class of investment
‣ Success stories, value created in the market and the opportunity cost of missing out on this asset class
‣ Why now is the right time to invest in startups
Networking and drinks

Masterseries 2 (Online. July 7, 2023)

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10:30 - 10:50 AM
20 mins
Intro and recap of the Dubai Masterseries
10:45 - 12:30 PM
1hr 45 mins
AMA: Unfiltered with the veterans

Masterseries 3 (Online. July 12, 2023)

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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
90 mins
Sector Spotlight
‣ Web 3 + QnA
‣ D2C+ QnA

Who Should Join

Aspiring Angel Investors
Early Investors looking to develop expertise
Operators & Senior Executives
C-Suite Working Professional
Founders & Entrepreneurs
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Why Join?

1 1
Free onboarding to LetsVenture AIF
Get auto onboarded to LV AIF, a SEBI-registered Category 1 Fund for a seamless angel investing experience so you can start investing from day 1.
2 2
Free access to two online Masterseries
Get a chance to join two more online Masterseries for in-depth discussions across sectors
3 3
Network with veteran investors
Connect with veteran investors and network with key ecosystem stakeholders for a holistic learning experience
4 4
Reduced initial investment
Secure the opportunity to make first two investments up to Rs 5 Lakh with zero fee on the LetsVenture platform
5 5
Industry-recognized certificate
Earn a certificate of completion from LetsVenture, India’s leading platform for startup investing.
6 6
Free annual subscription to LEARN
Become a member of LEARN, our destination platform for lessons across stages of angel investing offering a host of live and recorded sessions as well as resource guides.
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