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MasterCard Ban in India: Key Implications & Intricacies

Background India has witnessed various financial disruptions around government regulations in recent times. We have witnessed demonetisation, bank-given moratorium, and various other fiscal events due…

Sep 03, 2021  |  Jatin Madhra
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Why We Invested In Ultrahuman

Our thesis We are living through an unprecedented global health crisis, specifically a metabolic health crisis. Over a billion people in the world suffer from…

Aug 30, 2021  |  Kartikeya Shekhar
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Meet Blume’s latest cohort of Investment Analysts

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

Aug 30, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
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Building an engineering brand for hiring

I attended a fascinating talk recently by Sidu Ponnappa, SVP Engineering at Gojek, on how startups can build an employer brand for hiring tech talent. The talk was…

Aug 30, 2021  |  Sajith Pai
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Changing Trends in Indian Business Travel

Pre-COVID, business travel was seen mostly as a perk for senior staff in corporate India. Startups rarely looked at business travel since entire teams were…

Aug 25, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
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The significance of the Zomato IPO

I spoke to a seasoned public markets investor last weekend who asked “What’s the significance of the Zomato IPO?”. Here’s my take on why this…

Aug 01, 2021  |  Kunal Bajaj
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Why We Invested In ApnaKlub

[ In video below: ApnaKlub Mini-Thesis by Ashish Fafadia and Kartikeya Shekhar ] The Opportunity Traditional wholesale FMCG distribution in Tier 2, 3 India is…

Jul 28, 2021  |  Ashish Fafadia
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How to develop a future-proof People & Culture strategy

One of the biggest questions that early-stage startup founders and first-time entrepreneurs struggle with is when to hire someone to lead their People and Culture…

Jul 25, 2021  |  Ria Shroff Desai
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Reselling > Live-streaming

Ecommerce has traditionally been viewed through one of two lenses – horizontal ecommerce and vertical ecommerce. Horizontal ecommerce companies like Amazon, Alibaba and Flipkart, tend…

Jul 22, 2021  |  Kunal Bajaj
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Announcing, the second edition of the Blume-U Velocity Program

In August 2020 we launched the Blume-U Velocity program — a seven week program for our early stage portfolio founders. We have always believed that…

Jul 04, 2021  |  Blume Ventures

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