E75 - Pioneering Indian Venture Capital w/Accel's Prashanth Prakash
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In this Episode, I (@Jivraj Singh Sachar) speak with Prashanth Prakash, Partner at Accel India

Accel Partners India is one of the most accomplished institutional venture investors of our ecosystem. Accel has funded ground-breaking Indian ventures including the likes of BookMyShow, MuSigma, Flipkart, Freshworks, Swiggy, BrowserStack, Moglix, Urban Company!

Through the episode we discuss -

1. (2:14) : The Accel Ideology of Investing ~ Having a Prepared Mind! 

2. (05:05) : The Freshworks Deal for Accel 🚀

3. (08:58) : Decoding Venture Partnerships from Accel's perspective ~ Co-creating from Seed to Scale

4. (12:32) : Establishing Institutional Venture Practice in the Ecosystem

5. (19:17) : Identifying outliers as a Venture Investor

6. (25:42) : Pattern Matching v/s Prepared Mind

7. (30:36) : Uncovering Prashanth's investor persona  & journey!

8. (38:16) : The decade that lies ahead of us for the Indian Silicon Valley!

9. (40:26) : Conclusion

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