Private equity is no different from listed stocks in that carpet baggers need to be hand-picked and curated. ShiftAltCap takes on a complex subject: how to curate businesses with limited histories and new business models Read More
Win-win-win: Private equity opportunities, by definition, have very few common traits among them. Built keeping the discerning investor in mind, most deals are early-stage and backed by a strong founder and seed-investing team. Beyond that, similarities pale. Read our take on how to succeed in this world Read More
In this short video, we uncover how technology is disrupting industries, and thereby how disruptors command a premium over disrupted companies. We also showcase some important characteristics of Early Stage Investing and how our curation approach can help reduce risks associated. Read More
Competitive advantages in early-stage businesses are hard to determine. Yet, sustained Competitive advantage, will drive significant valuation as the company ages up to and including long-term success. In this article we look at the different shape these advantages can take in new age businesses.
We use AirBnB to playout our curation model. While the model lays out all the success markers worth considering, “timing”, “marketing” and “pivot” stand out as things which made Airbnb, THE AIRBNB.
As fantasy and reality converge in the 4th industrial revolution, innovation has now reached realm of multiple disciplines coming together. The hyperobjects, thus created, are difficult to grasp but even more difficult to pass as investment targets.
Our Video Series with Mr. Vivek Law, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Money Mile.
At ShiftAltCap, we love the disruption around us, with the creativity and the opportunities they entail. Here is food for thought – Disruption on your food plate.
As we look through our journey, we call out the key questions we asked ourselves and founders of new businesses to differentiate the high-potential businesses from the crowd
Over the last couple years, the startup ecosystem has rapidly evolved in India. Be it mobile / internet penetration, game changing policy reforms, increase in investable wealth or an evolving culture among others, all of this has set and continues to set the stage for what is, and what’s to come. Consider the below statistics …
Even the most successful global startups face challenges with managing their business from afar. When you combine cultures, business models..
Investing in a start-up – is it an asset class at all? Not for the faint hearted. In India, most of us have been conservative investors. We have seen high interest rates over the years and we have been happy and content to get 7-10 % in seemingly secured bank fixed deposits or government backed schemes like PPF, POMIS, SCSS etc. Investing in shares and Mutual funds was considered to be risky too. Investing in a property was supposed to be a safe proposition. Not anymore.
“I want the cake and eat it too” Wish we were all Adam Smith’s economic man. Someone, who can think and act rationally at-least where economic matters are concerned. After all, economics is about facts and figures and decision making should follow that rationale
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