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What Not To Do: Lessons From ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

Much like love and hate, a fine line exists between great entrepreneurship and good old-fashioned con artistry.

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FarFaria Raises $3.25M To Bring Children’s Books To The iPad (And Eventually Other Devices)

FarFaria, which has built a children’s subscription book service for the iPad, is announcing that it has raised $3.25 million in Series A funding.

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Kanwal Rekhi’s new fund: Focus on non-capital intensive cos

Kanwal Rekhi is building up his new fund and says he’s looking at non-capital-intensive companies in sectors like healthcare, education, financial services, and those that have a strong technology component in their service offering.

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It’s a services world: How $1.99 a month can help a company reap millions

With the announcement of Nest’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion last week, the entire technology industry was thrown into hypergear deliberating why there was such a high price placed on something that appeared to be so simple.

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Inventus VC John Dougery focuses on service startups with new $106M fund

Venture investor ‎John Dougery has twice as much money to invest from Inventus Capital’s new $106 million fund but he plans to remain focused on early stage services startups in the U.S. and India.

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Inventus Capital raises $106M fund for service-led startups (not just products)

Aside from its focus on service businesses, Inventus stands out as its partners are extremely well connected in India. They believe that entrepreneurs will benefit from forming closer alliances with key decision-makers and executives in the region.

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Why Kanwal Rekhi didn’t want to exit redBus despite 10X returns

Online bus ticketing company may have delivered one of India’s most successful venture capital exits last year, but if 68-year old Kanwal Rekhi had had his way, the company may not have been sold.

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We put a huge premium on the entrepreneur: Kanwal Rekhi

Rekhi talks in an interview about some of the challenges facing the Indian start-up ecosystem, and his future plans

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The Rise of Tech Investing

Global investors have for long spoken admiringly about the UK’s technical prowess. Now they are putting serious money where their mouth is. This flurry of action is being brought about by a confluence of circumstances—UK tech companies are helping people around the world work smarter and play better.

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Ask a Mentor : Parag answers questions from two students of FMS, Delhi University

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