Mumbai-based venture capital firm Equanimity Investments has made the first close of its debut fund at Rs 70 crore ($10.8 million), founder Rajesh Sehgal said on Monday
According to Mr. Sehgal mentoring is an integral part of investing. If you are investing , you should input your experience to your capital through mentoring
Mr. Rajesh Sehgal’s newest entity, Equanimity Investments, continues to invests in startups and early stage businesses across sectors and geographies
"Equanimity is doing a very interesting private equity investing focusing on new innovations, new technology and their fund has just started and I have invested in the fund" - Dr. Mark Mobius
As a member of the investment committee and a key investor in the fund, Mobius will be actively helping to evaluate investment proposals, directing investment and exit decisions
"The unlisted space compared to the listed space is lucrative where internal rate of return (IRR) expected is going to be significantly higher than the listed markets by a factor of 2 or 3." - Rajesh Sehgal
for others like Rajesh Sehgal, angel investing “was a forced thing” that has now turned into a passion. As former senior executive director at Franklin Templeton, Sehgal managed his clients’ investments in listed and unlisted companies across emerging markets.
when Rajesh Sehgal decided to dabble in angel investing about 10 years ago, it was just another way to broaden his personal investment portfolio. This February, after 24 investments and seven profitable exits, Sehgal bid adieu to a 17-year stint at Franklin Templeton Investments’...
Separately, a company statement said emerging markets investment guru Mark Mobius has joined the VC firm’s investment committee. Mobius is one of the limited partners of the VC firm.