Private equity firms raise capital from institutions and high-net-worth individuals and invest these funds to obtain equity in companies with potential. What are the world’s biggest PE firms? What are their investment products and work culture? How many employees do they have? We try to answer these questions in this article. The top private equity … Read more
At first glance, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) firms look alike: they both represent firms that invest in companies and exit when the time is ripe and they can make good returns. But there are differences – they buy stakes in companies of different types and sizes, make different levels of investments, and … Read more
Business management graduates who want to build a career in finance generally go into investment banking. But the “buy-side” now presents an attractive employment destination, too, with institutions such as private equity (PE) funds, hedge funds, and asset managers recruiting MBAs.
In the previous posts, we covered the basics of venture capital. If you missed them, here’s the list. – What is Venture Capital? – Venture Capitalist salary range in India & USA – How to get Venture Capital jobs In this post we list down the prominent venture capital firms in India. Many of these … Read more
In our mini-series on venture capital jobs, we covered the basics of VC (What is Venture Capital?) and the money involved (read – Venture Capitalist salary range in India & USA). You might be wondering how you could get a venture capital job. Unfortunately, given the attractive nature of the industry & the fantastic perks … Read more
Our highly effective Crystal Ball tells us that you’d like to earn a venture capitalist salary and retire early. Correct? If the answer is No, just wait till you finish reading this post. Before you go and talk to the venture capital firms in India or USA or anywhere else, it’s important that you do … Read more
Venture Capital in India has been generating a lot of interest, but it pales in comparison to the obsession you’ll find among the U.S. startup community. If you are interested in entrepreneurship or finance, it is important for you to understand how venture capital funds work, who runs them, where the money comes from, what … Read more
Guy Kawasaki has been there, done that, several times over. He shot into the limelight in the mid eighties as the evangelist for Apple’s Macintosh. After a brilliant track record there, he moved on to become a successful serial entrepreneur launching technology businesses ranging from databases (4th Dimension) to content aggregating websites such as Alltop.com. … Read more