Startup Plights, Investor Rights, Manufacturing Heights

Sep 16, 12:00 AM

In the season finale we touch upon: - Major Challenges (Legal and otherwise) faced by Indian startups wrt Early-stage Funding - (Conflicting) Perspectives of Startup investors, Founders, Policy makers - Thoughts on why having a good lawyer is important for negotiations - Blurring lines between VC and PE - Overall economic headwinds

From a finance buff and a corporate lawyer to the founder of a secret club and a policy researcher, Season 3 has seen a rather eclectic mix of guests. The season finale has been equally exciting.

This week we catch up with Vatsal Gaur, a M&A/PE and VC lawyer with over 8 years of experience behind him. After having previously worked with leading law firms such as J. Sagar Associates, Khaitan & Co and Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan in senior roles, Vatsal is currently working with HSA Advocates as an associate partner, looking after the PE and VC practice.

In this week’s episode, we touch upon:

  • Major Challenges (Legal and otherwise) faced by Indian startups wrt Early-stage Funding
  • (Conflicting) Perspectives of Startup investors, Founders, Policy makers
  • Thoughts on why having a good lawyer is important for negotiations
  • Blurring lines between VC and PE
  • Overall economic headwinds

Stayed tuned to LongShorts because there are many more to come.