Aniruddha Malpani

Aniruddha Malpani

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Aniruddha is Director at Solidarity Investment Advisors

Ditch your slides when you pitch!

Ditch your slides when you pitch

For most entrepreneurs, pitching to funders means preparing a deck (usually using Microsoft PowerPoint), and then using this presentation to convince…

The key question an entrepreneur needs to answer

The key question an entrepreneur needs to answer

A key question every entrepreneur needs to answer on Day 0 is whether the business being “built to run” or…

HR basics for an entrepreneur

How Do You Get The Right People On Your Team, And How Do...

One of the hardest things for an entrepreneur to do is to build a team. While you may be able…

Why Startups Find Selling To Large Corporates So Hard

Lots of startups get very excited when they get an email reply from a large company. They think, “Oh great,…

When Startup Explodes, What An Entrepreneur Should Do

Lots of articles are written about how to launch a new startup, and there are plenty of consultants, advisors, incubators,…

The Emotional Angst Of Being A Startup Founder

Entrepreneurs know that it is hard to run a startup and that they are going to have to master a…

When Your Co-Founders Desert You, Should You Quit Too?

While everyone knows that being an entrepreneur is extremely challenging, I think we often underestimate how lonely a journey it can…

Why Founders Should Stop Lumping Angels And VCs In The S...

Many first time founders are confused with the role angels and VCs play in the startup ecosystem. They think of…

Is It Fair To Release Startup Funding In Tranches?

Many entrepreneurs resent investors who want to release funds in tranches, based on the milestones they achieve. They think of…

Why Startups Must ‘NOT’ Dread The Idea Of Du...

Most entrepreneurs dread the idea of subjecting themselves to due diligence by investors. They pride themselves on their autonomy and…

Why Startup Funding Deals Fall Through

Angel investors are always looking for good entrepreneurs to invest in, and when they finally do identify a startup which…

Making Sense Of Term Sheets And SHAs

Signing a shareholder agreement is a daunting task for the first time entrepreneur because it’s full of legalese. These are…

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