A heated political debate has been brewing between two accomplished lawyers, namely the last two finance ministers of India, P Chidambaram and Arun Jaitley. The debate began on the backdrop of the data released by the National Statistical Commission which stated that the GDP growth rate under the UPA was higher than the current GDP growth under the NDA government. Of the various arguments that have been put forth by different parties of the political spectrum, I resonate most with the arguments put forth by ET’s Saubhik Chakrabarti in the article “UPA vs […]Read More Making Sense of the UPA vs NDA Economic Growth Debate
I finally saw Padman on Thursday night and I’ve got to confess, I absolutely loved it! I identify with the struggles and humiliation that Laxmikant Chauhan, the protagonist, goes through as he attempts to improve female hygiene practices ie convince the females in his home and village to use sanitary pads instead of a rag […]Read More The One Thing I Couldn’t Relate to in Padman!
We are 6 to 15 months away from getting our forefinger inked for having voted for a new Member of Parliament, which will then decide the India’s next Prime Minister. Therefore, there is no better time than now to initiate the debate of what our issues are, the issues of the Lok Sabha and what […]Read More Lets start this debate
2018 started off with a bang for Artha India Ventures. 4 of our portfolio companies successfully raised new rounds with pre-money valuations of more than $5 million. As a team, we are very happy with the solid multiples that we received on our investments and it validates our thesis of getting in early, building solid […]Read More Why We Must Become that Asshole Investor (from time to time)
I thought of writing this post almost two weeks back when I saw the movie for a second time but it would have given up key twists of the plot that would ruin the experience of those that hadn’t seen the movie. I (now) believe that most of the moving going population has seen the […]Read More 6 Lessons for Entrepreneurs from Bahubali 2