Before Applying For A Venture Capital Job, Watch This Podcast! I Blume Ventures Partner I Neon Show

Before Applying For A Venture Capital Job, Watch This Podcast! I Blume Ventures Partner I Neon Show

Siddhartha Ahluwalia
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About this episode

This week’s episode requires that you watch this podcast before you apply for a Venture Capital job, as we welcome Ashish Fafadia, Partner at Blume Ventures, to the Neon Show!

The History of Venture Capital in India!

Is Obsession Required To Be A Successful Founder?

What Is The Right Skill Set Required To Be In The VC Ecosystem?

All these INFORMATIVE topics and more in this MASTERCLASS conversation about the inception of venture capital in India, what the DNA of a successful fund is & how to succeed in the VC ecosystem… Tune in NOW!

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🎇CHAPTERS

[00:00] - Precap
[00:54] - Introducing Ashish Fafadia, Partner at Blume Ventures!
[02:03] - The History of Venture Capital in India!
[17:10] - Blume Ventures’ Inception
[24:19] - Do Investors Have FOMO?
[29:03] - Food Chain Model in Venture Capital
[32:57] - Blume’s Fund 1 & 2 Journey
[37:46] - Why A DNA Change Was Necessary For Blume!
[42:18] - How To Raise Funds From Large Institutions
[52:54] - $102 Million Fund 3 Journey!
[55:55] - $290 Million Fund 4 Journey!
[1:02:25] - Top 5 Investments Made By Blume Ventures
[1:10:04] - Biggest Learnings From Investing!
[1:14:58] - Is Obsession Required To Be A Successful Founder?
[1:19:45] - Future of The India Opportunity
[1:23:47] - Want A Job In VC? Watch This!
[1:28:25] - The Right Skill Set Needed To Be In A Fund!
[1:30:35] - How To Succeed In The VC Ecosystem!
[1:34:26]- “Fund Is A 5 Muscle Job!”
[1:37:21] - Concluding Remarks

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