What’s Happening At Equanimity?

November 2018

Equanimity crossed a major threshold with its assets under management crossing the INR100 crore mark. Given the plethora of opportunities that we see in the ecosystem, we have decided to bring in another INR100 crore of assets by exercising our greenshoe option.

The investment team at Equanimity continues to deploy capital and in 2Q18 made an investment in a parenting platform, BabyChakra. The founder, Naiyya Saggi and her team are some of the best people in…

Equanimity Insights - What Do We Look For In A Team?

November 2018

In our previous Equanimity Insights, we shared our viewpoints to one of the most frequently asked question: What do we look for in an early stage business? Amongst others, the most important factor came about to be the Team. This time around, we delve a bit deeper into the team aspect and share with you our way of evaluating founding teams.

According to some estimates, of the approximate 3000 odd startups founded in India…

Investor Interactions with Startups

• 9th Mar, 18  

By Rajesh Sehgal (Managing Partner, Equanimity Investments)

Of all these players involved with startups, allow me to focus on the investor community and how this has grown organically over the decade or so that I have been involved here. In late 2006 and early 2007, when I cut my teeth making my first startup investment, we had a loose group of friends and like-minded individuals trying to support some entrepreneurs willing to risk it all by…


India’s Startup Ecosystem

• 22nd Feb, 18  

By Rajesh Sehgal (Managing Partner, Equanimity Investments)

India today is the 7th largest economy in the world (US$2.4 trillion GDP)  and the Indian startup ecosystem is the 3rd largest behind US and China . Indian market cap at 101% of GDP is also the 8th largest . By some accounts, the Indian startup ecosystem seems to have come of age. With over 3,000 startups being set up every year, India seems to have become the hot…


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