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Emotix – India’s first companion robotics start-up secures $2M funding led by IDG Ventures and YourNest

Press Release: April 25, 2018 Emotix, a new age Indian robotics and consumer Electronics Company founded on the pillars of Artificial Intelligence, and Internet of Things has secured a $2M ...
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SFW market to grow at CAGR of 17% : Praxis Global Alliance & YourNest Report

ANI | Apr 10, 2018 New Delhi [India], Apr 10 (NewsVoir): Praxis Global Alliance, a global business research and solutions firm, along with its thought partner YourNest, an early stage ...
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Health is indeed wealth: SFW Report: Opportunities in Sports, Fitness and Wellness (SFW) in India

A report by Praxis Global Alliance and YourNest Venture Fund Executive Summary: Theme of Sports, Fitness and Wellness is emerging with a large multi-$B opportunity in India (large market with ...
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Certain segments in Indian start-up space are overcrowded, says Dr Vivek Mansingh

DNA India: Nov 13, 2017 YourNest India VC Fund general partner Dr Vivek Mansingh, an IT veteran who has worked with the likes of Steve Jobs, Michael Dell and John ...
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“When there is a choice between speed and perfection, speed should be your first choice”

Smart CEO: October 25, 2017 Sunil K Goyal has a passion for early stage ventures which led him to invest in nine start-ups on his own before he set up ...
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Sunil K Goyal, Managing Director and Fund Manager, YourNest

Anil Mascarenhas, Vice President, IIFL | Mumbai | August 14, 2017 Sunil K Goyal, Managing Director and Fund Manager, YourNest, has won recognition for playing pivotal roles in the growing ...
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Seven tips to invest in startups as a VC fund manager

Money Control | September 4, 2017 | By: Sunil K Goyal The mandate of each Fund Manager is to outperform. The safety quotient is dependent on the asset category being ...
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2017 will be all about enterprise software, IoT solutions: YourNest’s Sunil Goyal

TechCircle: January 5, 2017 Sunil K Goyal, founder and CEO of early-stage venture fund YourNest, is betting big on Internet of Things (IoT) and enterprise solutions with his second $45-million ...
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Indian start-ups are ripe for investment by NRIs

Khaleej Times: March 12, 2017 Their potential offers an opportunity to step up investments India is one of the global players riding the surge of a knowledge economy, fuelled by ...
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YourNest-backed GolfLAN makes second acquisition in 6 months

VCCircle: 9 January, 2017 Delhi-based golf course aggregator GolfLAN has acquired its Singapore-based competitor GolfGreedy in a part-cash, part-stock deal, the company said in a statement on Monday. This is ...
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Representations

As an active player in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, we believe in advocacy. We make representations to the government and industry, with suggestions and requests, to ease the journey of an entrepreneur.

We believe in advocating, on behalf of, and at times to, all the stakeholders in this ecosystem. In recent past, we have approached the authorities multiple times. The aim of these representations has been –simplify the process of doing business in India.

Some of our representations are:

Improving Government regulations and policies that hamper-growth of startups in India – May’13
Representations to the Department of Corporate Affairs – Ease of Doing Ecosystem – Nov'12
Action points, for the finance ministry, to enable “Indian Start-ups” to prosper – Oct'12
Allow NRI/PIO Investment in SEBI approved VCF or AIF through automatic route – Oct'12
Permit pension funds, insurance funds, provident funds, banks and charitable or religious foundations to invest a part of their corpus in venture funds – Oct’12
Offer Special incentives such as tax deduction to investors in early stage venture funds or incubators – Oct'12
Allow companies registered in India to make an initial public offer on exchanges outside India without or before listing in India – Oct'12
Planning Commission Report on “Creating a Vibrant Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in India” – Aug'12

Regulatory Updates

Regulatory Updates - Quarterly Report – December 31, 2016
Regulatory Updates - Half-yearly Report – September 30, 2016
Regulatory Updates - Annual Report – March 31, 2016
Regulatory Updates - Quarterly Report – December 31, 2015
Regulatory Updates - Half-Yearly Report – September 30, 2015
Regulatory Updates - Annual Report – March 31, 2015
Regulatory Updates - Quarterly Report – December 31, 2014
Regulatory Updates - Half-Yearly Report – September 30, 2014
Regulatory Updates - Annual Report – March 31, 2014
Regulatory Updates - Quarterly Report – December 31, 2013
Regulatory Updates - Half-Yearly Report – September 30, 2014
Regulatory Updates - Annual Report – March 31, 2013
Regulatory Updates - Half-Yearly Report – September 30, 2012

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