This post was originally published in December 2017 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

Recently I ordered take out from a restaurant in Mumbai. I was passing by the restaurant and stopped to place an order. On my way out, I asked the restaurant manager which food delivery app shall I use the next…

This post was originally published in January 2017 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

The Housing and PropTiger merger could be a potential game changer for Real Estate in the country. Here’s why -

The Indian Residential Real Estate market is gigantic- over a $100b market. Real Estate is the single biggest expense that…

This post was originally published in December 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

“Good Company, Bad Investment” is an often used phrase when discussing some of the follow on financing rounds for many of the funded start-ups in India. Over the past several years, start-ups were aggressively funded by Hedge Funds, Venture Capital…

This post was originally published in December 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

Surprising, few companies in the Indian start up space are thinking about adding Independent Directors to the boards early on. …

This post was originally published in November 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

The last few years Startup India has seen an abundance of cash. We had Hedge Funds doing Seed and Series A deals and various Strategic and other investors investing large monies at the growth stage. Many entrepreneurs were flush with…

This post was originally published in July 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

Quick recap of recent M&A — Yahoo sold for broadly 1/10th the price that Microsoft offered several years ago, Jabong sold for broadly 1/10th the price that was being discussed with global ecommerce majors a few years ago.

Given the…

This post was originally published in July 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

I was speaking to an entrepreneur in our portfolio who was going through a major pivot and asked him how he was feeling given the last few months of dealing with the business model change, jittery investors, confused employees, etc…

This post was originally published in July 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

As the saying goes, Great companies are built in tough times. There is good reason for this. When there is an unforgiving financing environment, smart companies tend to focus a lot more on costs, more emphasis is put on generating…

This post was originally published in March 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

Nexus was an early backer of one of the two leading free online horizontal classifieds in India and was instrumental in building out its leadership in the country. Both the leading companies are helmed by smart mature leaders and the…

This post was originally published in March 2016 at indianvc.blogspot.com.

There has been a lot of unnecessary recent negative press and social media chatter around a recent de-valuation in an Indian unicorn by an existing investor in the company. Valuation fluctuations are par for course in large fast growing private…

Suvir Sujan

Co-founder, Nexus Venture Partners, Co-Founder Baazee (eBay India)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store