Coaches: Deepak Nataraj (Aarin Capital), Ganapathy Venugopal (Axilor Ventures), Sashank Rishyasringa (Capital Float), Srikanth Narasimhan (Veda Corp).

  1. Stay in touch with prospective investors, even if they don’t fund you immediately
  2. It’s not enough for an entrepreneur to have a great idea, but also understand the implications of that idea.
  3. Develop a strong understanding of  the customer’s problems, and exactly which problems the startup solves
  4. Traction and momentum in the right metrics are crucial
  5. Build relationships with investors, stay in touch and update them on progress
  6. Last but certainly not the least, do you completely believe in your business? Can you tackle a difficult situation, with calmness?