Fireside Chat – Investing for Impact: Perspectives from Sequoia and Aavishkaar

Sequoia Capital India is a venture capital firm based in India and Southeast Asia that actively partners with founders from a wide range of companies, across categories, including BYJUs, Gojek, OYO Rooms, Tokopedia, Truecaller, Zomato and more. In partnering with Sequoia, startups benefit from 49 years of tribal knowledge and lessons learned working with companies like Airbnb, Alibaba, Apple, Dropbox, Google, LinkedIn and Stripe early on.

Aavishkaar seeks to create Impact Unicorns, enterprises which will better the lives of a Billion people, which should also lead to the value creation in conventional dollar terms. The two investing approaches are starting to find common ground, with some enterprises attracting the eyes of both investors, given the power of technology in scaling solutions.

This session will be a discussion between Rajan Anandan, MD, Sequoia India & Surge & Vineet Rai, Founder, Aavishkaar Group.

Q & A from the audience will be invited.


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Time: 12:00 PM India

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021