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Blume Ventures 48 mins READ

Founders Speak: In conversa...

About Founders Speak: A series of conversations with our founders on the journey they’ve had so far. We recentl...

Oct 05, 2021  |  Vinay Rao
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

MasterCard Ban in India: Ke...

Background India has witnessed various financial disruptions around government regulations in recent times. We have w...

Sep 03, 2021  |  Jatin Madhra
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Why We Invested In Ultrahuman

Our thesis We are living through an unprecedented global health crisis, specifically a metabolic health crisis. Over ...

Aug 30, 2021  |  Kartikeya Shekhar
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Meet Blume’s latest c...

We onboarded our new Analyst team over the last few weeks here at Blume. This is Blume’s fourth Analyst cohort, with ...

Aug 30, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Building an engineering bra...

I attended a fascinating talk recently by Sidu Ponnappa, SVP Engineering at Gojek, on how startups can...

Aug 30, 2021  |  Sajith Pai
Blume Ventures 3 mins READ

Changing Trends in Indian B...

Pre-COVID, business travel was seen mostly as a perk for senior staff in corporate India. Startups rarely looked at b...

Aug 25, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

The significance of the Zom...

I spoke to a seasoned public markets investor last weekend who asked “What’s the significance of the Zoma...

Aug 01, 2021  |  Kunal Bajaj
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Why We Invested In ApnaKlub

[ In video below: ApnaKlub Mini-Thesis by Ashish Fafadia and Kartikeya Shekhar ] The Opportunity Traditional wholesal...

Jul 28, 2021  |  Ashish Fafadia
Blume Ventures 9 mins READ

How to develop a future-pro...

One of the biggest questions that early-stage startup founders and first-time entrepreneurs struggle with is when to ...

Jul 25, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
Blume Ventures 7 mins READ

Reselling > Live-streaming

Ecommerce has traditionally been viewed through one of two lenses – horizontal ecommerce and vertical ecommerce. Hori...

Jul 22, 2021  |  Kunal Bajaj
Blume Ventures 2 mins READ

Announcing, the second edit...

In August 2020 we launched the Blume-U Velocity program — a seven week program for our early stage portfolio founders...

Jul 04, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 2 mins READ

Blume is hiring an Associat...

We are looking to hire an Associate – Investor Relations to help position Blume appropriately and strategically...

May 14, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures, Reports < 1 mins READ

Blue Collar Workforce In India

Authored by Sanchita Bhamnote and Diksha Lahoti – this report explores the evolution of the space, how the defi...

Apr 27, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures, Reports < 1 mins READ

Fintech Landscape – P...

Members of our investment team (Ashish Fafadia, Sujay Choubey, Kartikeya Shekhar) published Part 1 (of a 2-...

Apr 27, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 43 mins READ

Demystifying Venture Capita...

In this episode Karthik Reddy discusses the following with Jivraj Singh Sachar: (03:28) : How Indian Venture Capital ...

Apr 25, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Blume Day X: A Recap

We recently wrapped up our weeklong Blume Day X celebrations (10th edition of Blume Day), a virtual reinterpretation ...

Apr 18, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Day X 4 mins READ

Blume Day X (2021): We are ...

We are the music makers,     And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, &...

Mar 25, 2021  |  Karthik Reddy
Blume Ventures 7 mins READ

How early-stage founders sh...

( Guest Column: By Manisha Kadagathur ) How should early-stage founders, especially those at the seed / pre-Series A ...

Mar 05, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 3 mins READ

Blume, in close partnership...

Blume Ventures, in partnership with Avendus, launched and closed a first-of-its-kind product for Indian investors in ...

Mar 05, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Announcing $6.5m Series A i...

The Great Indian Dream  In 2014 September, as part of his Zero to One book launch promotion campaign, Peter Thiel did...

Feb 18, 2021  |  Sajith Pai
Blume Ventures 8 mins READ

Exotel | The Bootstrap Cham...

Within a few weeks of each other in 2011, there were 3 different mentions of this Ex-Yahoo engineer who was building ...

Feb 02, 2021  |  Karthik Reddy
Blume Ventures 3 mins READ

Blume Ventures adds Kunal B...

Blume has always been a deep believer in a partnership model, assisting its portfolio companies and investors –...

Jan 11, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 3 mins READ

Blume Ventures launches Fou...

The Fund will invest $25K to $100K outside its core investment program to deepen its engagement with more Founders.&n...

Jan 08, 2021  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 2 mins READ

Blume elevates Arpit Agarwa...

In February 2020, just before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, we announced the close of our third fund at $102...

Dec 22, 2020  |  Blume Ventures
BluPrint, Reports 7 mins READ

Hacking The Cybersecurity M...

Report by: Anirvan Chowdhury and Shubham Khetan As per GDPR, the penalties in case of a data breach can be up to €20 ...

Oct 23, 2020  |  Anirvan Chowdhury
NETFLIX | THE PLAYBOOK | Season 1 | Reviews 7 mins READ

The Playbook (Episode 5) – ...

Jigsaw puzzles are a good metaphor for so many things in life. As Dawn Staley articulates from her growing up with su...

Oct 23, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
BlumeU, Velocity 3 mins READ

Our experience of launching...

In August 2020 we launched the BlumeU Velocity program –  a seven week program for our early stage portfol...

Oct 21, 2020  |  Bharat Pinnam
NETFLIX | THE PLAYBOOK | Season 1 | Reviews 7 mins READ

The Playbook (Episode 4) – ...

Reminiscing his father play classical music on the piano, Patrick Mouratoglou remarks:  One piece of classical m...

Oct 19, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
NETFLIX | THE PLAYBOOK | Season 1 | Reviews 6 mins READ

The Playbook (Episode 3) &#...

Football! – the most accessible global sport. You can kick a stone down the road, a ball on a beach, all toward...

Oct 08, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
NETFLIX | THE PLAYBOOK | Season 1 | Reviews 5 mins READ

The Playbook (Episode 2) &#...

The Women’s Soccer World Cups are a summer feature and coincidentally, I’ve been in the US during the summers of 2015...

Sep 30, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
NETFLIX | THE PLAYBOOK | Season 1 | Reviews 6 mins READ

The Playbook (Episode 1) &#...

In Netflix’s new documentary series, The Playbook, elite sports coaches share their playbook for success, in sports a...

Sep 27, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
Blume Ventures 7 mins READ

Unacademy | The First of th...

Unacademy just closed a $150m Series F round led by SoftBank. September 2020 thus marks the graduation of our first p...

Sep 02, 2020  |  Karthik Reddy
Blume Ventures, Reports 11 mins READ

Winning in India: A Microma...

Why ‘atoms’ businesses should adopt a Micromarket approach to geographic expansion – by Sujay Choub...

Aug 31, 2020  |  Sujay Choubey
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

At 50, he has the vigor and vitality of a man half his age. A voracious reader – he has read a book a week for ...

Aug 12, 2020  |  Sarita Raichura
Blume Ventures 3 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

As part of our ‘Building Against All Odds’ series, we invited Harsh Jain – CEO and Co-Founder of Dream11 and Dr...

Aug 05, 2020  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures, Reports 5 mins READ

EdTech Series (Part 2): Con...

The first article in our EdTech series, Building The Blume EdTech Framework (Part 1), as well as our recently release...

Jul 28, 2020  |  Radhika Agarwal
Blume Ventures, Reports 6 mins READ

EdTech Series (Part 1): Bui...

Humans are always learning – from the time that we are born, and learn about the colors around us and pick up t...

Jul 28, 2020  |  Radhika Agarwal
Blume Ventures 2 mins READ

Our BluPrint for Covid Risk...

To help our startups understand how Covid is impacting their business, and to help them quickly get a grasp on how th...

May 30, 2020  |  Sujay Choubey
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Davids vs Covid 7: Managing...

VP of Product Management at Zomato, an avid tweeter, and an alumnus of BITS Pilani, Rahul Ganjoo has over 15 years of...

Apr 28, 2020  |  Mesha Bhansali
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

In sport as in entrepreneurship – apna kaam karo. They say that hope and courage to ‘never give up’ are qualiti...

Apr 28, 2020  |  Sanchita Bamnote
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

A for apple, B for butter, C for carrots, D for daal – but ‘E’ is for EMPATHY. When it comes to Ind...

Apr 18, 2020  |  Mesha Bhansali
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

The best entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors have deep insights into their customers’ thought process and b...

Apr 18, 2020  |  Kartikeya Shekhar
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Davids vs Covid 6: Managing...

Cash is King is the writing on the wall as everybody tries to extend their runway. At Blume, we got Ambarish Raghuvan...

Apr 16, 2020  |  Sujay Choubey
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most unprecedented crisis of our times – It can be likened to a war and in many wa...

Apr 16, 2020  |  Anirvan Chowdhury
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Davids vs Covid 5: Managing...

During these unprecedented times, SaaS founders, CEOs and leadership teams are grappling with rising uncertainties on...

Apr 16, 2020  |  Anirvan Chowdhury
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

Srinath Sridharan talks about the impact of Covid-19 on the Indian Financial Markets and Digital Finance. And caution...

Apr 12, 2020  |  Kartikeya Shekhar
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

Hitesh Oberoi talks about how to build a business that outlives founders (and natural disasters). Come mid-March, COV...

Apr 09, 2020  |  Sanchita Bamnote
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Building Against all Odds: ...

Aditya Ghosh talks about how the right leadership, culture, and planning can help founders tide over wartimes. As the...

Apr 07, 2020  |  Radhika Agarwal
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Building Against All Odds: ...

This is the first in a series of articles from the Blume team covering different aspects of business resilience and s...

Apr 02, 2020  |  Kartikeya Shekhar
Blume Ventures 5 mins READ

Davids v Covid 4: Managing ...

While 2019 was a year of reckoning for global manufacturing supply chains caused by the trade war between US and Chin...

Mar 27, 2020  |  Anirvan Chowdhury
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Davids v Covid 3: Managing ...

While the globe struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting externalities, startups remain one of the seve...

Mar 26, 2020  |  Radhika Agarwal
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Davids v Covid 2: Managing ...

This is the second, in a series of articles from the Blume team covering different aspects of business, in the contex...

Mar 25, 2020  |  Sujay Choubey
Blume Ventures 6 mins READ

Davids v COVID: Becoming a ...

Over the next few months, as the world braces to eradicate the virus, startup founders will have to fight a battle fo...

Mar 24, 2020  |  Ashish Fafadia
Blume Ventures 4 mins READ

Blume announces final close...

This is the formal Press Release that we issued today announcing the final close of FundIII. Accompanying picture iss...

Feb 19, 2020  |  Blume Ventures
Blume Ventures 7 mins READ

The hunt for India’s deep-t...

VC investor Blume Ventures is seeding a deep-tech ecosystem in India, funding a bevy of startups. It’s nurturing comp...

Nov 18, 2019  |  Blume Ventures
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