“Pace of money flowing into early-stage has accelerated… even post-COVID”

The EV segment in India is charged up and Chiratae Ventures’ Karan Mohla tells us which way the road is turning 

After backing more than 80 start-ups and seeing two IPOs, Chiratae Ventures is not letting a pandemic cramp their style. The VC fund dealt with the crisis in phases. First, they slowed down and helped portfolio companies manage costs and the changed market. Second, the fund got back on the saddle; it is back to scouting for opportunities. Executive director Karan Mohla speaks to Outlook Business on the trends that he sees emerging in 2021. Edtech and SaaS get his heart racing, but there are other promising sectors too. Read on.

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