Divya Modi is an entrepreneur and investor in India with a deep belief in the power of disruption through entrepreneurship to challenge the old and bring in the new, helping bring benefit to a large cross-section of people.
Divya Modi – The Entrepreneurial Investor & Mentor in India. Pregnancy Diet plan - Why Nuts & Seeds Are So Important. Protein Nuts and seeds offer an incredible amount of protein and energy.
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Here, in this section, we bring to you 5 oatmeal breakfast ideas to make your breakfast even better. Simple and easy to make these recipes can be easily added to a pregnancy diet plan. Oats Idli A variation to the traditional South Indian dish – oats idli is healthy, tasty and simple to make – be it any day. Ingredients Cooking oil1 tsp mustard seeds,½ tsp urad dal,1 tsp chana dal,½ tsp cumin seeds,few curry leaves½ tsp ginger paste2 chopped chillies.1 cup finely chopped carrot¼ tsp turmeric powder½ cup rava or suji1/2 cup powdered oats½ cup curd½ cup water¾ tsp salt½ tsp Eno (fruit salt) Method of Preparation Take a small pan and heat oil in it.
This sumptuous oats and vegetables cheela is a great blend of taste and health. What we Invest In. How We Invest. Ho we work. The importance of managing workplace stress as an Entrepreneur - Divya Modi. According to the Gallup Wellbeing Index, 45% of entrepreneurs report being stressed compared to 42% of other workers.
In fact, a study published by Small Business Economics, found that entrepreneurs were more likely than comparison participants to experience depression. Entrepreneurship Archives - Divya Modi. Entrepreneur Funding in India - Divya Modi. As per the IBM Institute for Business Value’s survey 90% of Indian startups fail in the first 5 years and as per the report, 65% of Venture Capitalists believe that funding is one of the major challenges for these companies.
In spite of several start-up funding programs in India why is it that new ventures still struggle to raise capital? Focusing more on the idea than the execution Many early stage investors in India say that they back good entrepreneurs. For a first time entrepreneur who does not have a track record, this statement could be quite disheartening. However they can still demonstrate their ability to execute by meeting business milestones and linking these to their fund-raising rounds. Not understanding the importance of bringing on board the right set of early stage investors. The early investor would usually be the first outside money in a venture and bringing on board an investor partner that one can rely upon is critical. Entrepreneur Funding in India - Divya Modi. Embracing uncertainty - Divya Modi. Posted at 14 Sep 2017 in Thinking by Divya Modi We all usually have a life plan.
Starting from our teenage years, we start planning when we will get married or be in a relationship, start our career, earn a certain amount of money, own a house, travel the world, reach our ultimate goal of what we want to be in life and a lot more. For a lot of Asians, we usually also have a life plan made for us, in the minds of our family and friends. By when they feel we should have settled down, what career we should pursue and perhaps even what type of life we should lead. But one thing we all fail to acknowledge in all this planning, is the plan that life has for us. Life is not about hitting milestones. Embrace that life will always be uncertain. Role of Venture Capital in Fostering Entrepreneurship Growth in India - Divya Modi. Posted at 26 Aug 2019 in Thinking by Divya Modi “The Indian PE/VC ecosystem has grown from $200 million in 1998 to almost $39.5 Billion in 2017, a CAGR of almost 32%.” as per the PE-VC Agenda, India Trend Book – 2018 by E&Y.
Venture capitalists play an important role in developing the startup ecosystem in any country as they provide the funding for entrepreneurs to setup the ventures that have more binary returns. It also develops an angel and seed investor network that acts as a pipe for the Pre-Series A and Series A funds. As more entrepreneurs successfully exit their ventures, their angel investments along with mentorship continue to benefit and provide the smart capital needed to propel this ecosystem forward. Since 1972, when incremental steps were taken to setup the VC industry by the government based on the recommendation of the Committee of Small and Medium Enterprises, to today having full-fledged government funds i.e.
Questions around Mentorship & Fund raising for First Time Entrepreneurs - Divya Modi. Posted at 13 Sep 2019 in Thinking by Divya Modi Becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy decision so through this blog I would to address some basic questions that many first time entrepreneurs have asked me over the years. 1.
How do I find Angel investors to start my business? There are several angel investor networks, accelerator programs and individual angel investors that one can approach today. But the first thing you need to think about is, what type of angel investor do I need for my business? 2. 3. 4. Role of Venture Capital in Fostering Entrepreneurship Growth in India - Divya Modi. The importance of managing workplace stress as an Entrepreneur - Divya Modi. The power of letting go – how constantly disruptive innovation is here is stay - Divya Modi. Posted at 10 May 2018 in Thinking by Divya Modi One always talks about letting go, in regard to relationships, when we are in a bad marriage, or a friendship ends, or someone hurts you.
But I believe that this skill has uses beyond that. Divya Modi – The Entrepreneurial Investor & Mentor in India. How to generate opportunities to develop an early stage business? - Divya Modi. As per the website www.bebusinessed.com, the first entrepreneurs can be traced back to nearly 20,000 years ago with trading being one of the first entrepreneurial ideas.
During my career I’ve had the opportunity to connect with several people aspiring to be entrepreneurs. Today most conversations around early stage funding in India, only focuses around tech-based start-ups. However, there are many ways to generate opportunities to develop an early stage business. Innovate This is one of the most popular and hardest way to become an entrepreneur. Building an Entrepreneurial Culture - The need for entrepreneurship for growth in India - Divya Modi. Posted at 11 Aug 2019 in Thinking by Divya Modi While entrepreneurship has been a hot topic of discussion with the likes of Flipkart, Oyo rooms, Ola and several other Indian startups going global and being covered vastly in the media, here I would like to discuss what it would take to build an entrepreneurial culture in the country.
The fact that entrepreneurial culture leads to economic growth is a well understood fact, especially as we look at the entrepreneurial ecosystems in US, Israel or London and the growth in those regions. So, how does one actually build an entrepreneurial culture? Lower the opportunity cost of failure. Lessons on entrepreneurship from our kids - Divya Modi. The era of innovation and life changing start-ups is only just dawning upon us and we cannot even begin to imagine the type of solutions we will see in the next decade. Innovations that will not only completely change the way we live our lives as individuals, but also force us to change the way we live our lives as a society.
Entrepreneurship is a buzz word today. Why corporate governance is something every entrepreneur should start thinking about? - Divya Modi. Posted at 08 Nov 2019 in Entrepreneurship by Divya Modi I remember one of my early conversations with a leading industrialist many years back on company building. We spoke about building a company as building an institution. Something that you own as an entrepreneur but do not build for only yourself. You take into consideration the various other stakeholders that are invested in the venture i.e. your investor partners, employees, suppliers and many others, before yourself.
As one reads about the many corporate governance lapses in the tech world today, one is reminded about these values of institution building vs corporation building when creating a world class organization. As an entrepreneur it is easy to think about the company and yourself as one, given the sacrifices one makes to create the company and believe in it, especially during the times when no one else does. At the end an entrepreneur becomes a custodian rather than an owner of the company. Women Entrepreneurship Development in India - What would it take to have more Women Entrepreneurs in a Growing Start-up Ecosystem? - Divya Modi.