LetsVenture

  • Bangalore, India
  • FinTechCrowdfunding, Platform, Marketplace, Mobile

Online Platform that connects Startups to Investors to make startup funding easy.

Founded:
2013
Stage:
Steady Revenues
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

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New twist to the Funding game, Bluegape raises INR 1.5Cr through online platform LetsVenture | http://yourstory.com/2014/01/bluegape-funding-l...

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Economic Times Coverage of the First Funding on the platform | http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/emergi...

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Mint mentions LetsVenture as one of the key developments in 2013 in startup-ecosystem | http://www.livemint.com/Specials/FHhRS8fyMjZcXX...

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LetsVenture Kyron Samurai Startup Mixer in Bangalore | http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/emergi...

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LetsVenture coverage in HT during TC 2013 | http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/ind...


Founded

Company Incorporated as Pvt. Ltd. in Bangalore, India

May

2013

New Team Member

First Employee Hired

Jul

New Product Release

Test Beta of platform launched.

Jul

Customer

FIrst Commitment-to-Closure signed

Jul

New Product Release

Soft Launch of platform.

Sep

Customer

1st cheque received!

Sep

Customer

1st Syndicate Opens. Closed in a week.

Nov

Other

Tier2/3 Citiy Startup workshops (Cochin on 23rd Nov)

Nov

New Product Release

Public Beta Launched

Dec

Customer

Close 3 more syndicates Validate Carry Model Bring Corporates Onboard

Jan

2014

Customer

Validate Institutional Investor Subscription Service Providers Listing

Apr

Customer

Validate Angel Investor Subscription

Oct

Jobs


Deal Anchor Operations
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Bangalore, India
business analysis, Business Strategy

Job Description
ob Description

Job role : Deal Anchor

Job Description

Be part of the core team at a venture funded startup, where you will work on the complete life cycle of an angel / seed investment deal closure. The member has to handle end to end execution of the deal

    Identify startups for fundraising 

    Perform due diligence on the startups

    Identify investors and work on closing the fundraising rounds

    Program management of the deal post commitments till complete deal closure including share certificate issuance


Skills Required

    Enterprising, Strong People management Skills

    2-4 yrs minimum experience - IBanking domain/ deal experience / Startup experience

    Excellent communications skills.

    Require detail oriented approach to execution

    Ability to work hard and under pressure

    Self motivated and passionate person willing to put his best effort

    Startup experience a plus

Accelerator / Incubator Community Manager Sales & Marketing, Operations
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Bangalore, India
Account Management, business analysis

Job Description
Job Description

Your Role:
- Looking for a motivated individual that loves to analyse startups/businesses, mingle with entrepreneurs and travel. 
- To work with Accelerators/Incubators to help them market their startup through LetsVenture
- Provide curation of startup profiles to Accelerators/Incubators/Corporates 
- To develop new relationships with Accelerators/Incubators/Corporates
- To work with tech team to develop features that are required in the process

You have:
1) Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
2) Good interpersonal skills
3) Excellent written and spoken communication skills
4) Committed, diligent, organised, with an eye for detail
5) True team player who can work in diverse roles to meet team goals
6) A Bachelor's degree
7) 0-2 years of work experience

Data Analyst / Sr. Data Analyst Software Engineer
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Bangalore, India
Data Analysis, Data Analytics

Job Description
Key responsibilities:
Own and deliver specific research and analysis tasks for reports. This will include research, data cleansing, analysis, deriving insights and then creating basic charts.

  • Work with the Technical and Business team to gather data metrics for the business. 
  • Collect external business data metrics for different departments of the business. 
  • This can include exhaustively evaluating press releases, industry reports and feeds.  
  • Secondary Research on domain specific websites. Data Reporting and Visualization  
Skills Required:
  • Must have: Experienced in SQL, Excel 
  • Must have: Strong coding, data structures and algorithms 
  • Bonus: Experience in Python, Ruby, MongoDB, D3JS and Neo4j is a plus
  • Bonus: Hands on experience building end to end systems 
  • Good secondary research skills - finding relevant data sources and data points from there
  • Great spreadsheet and SQL skills - formulas, pivots, and all the usual data cuts
  • Good eye for data visualisation - which charts and chart types best suit the data that is present to be represented
  • Powerpoint skills - Basic presentation creation skills under the guidance of a manager
  • Quick learner, lots of initiative and willing to go think beyond what is assigned

Data Analyst Software Engineer
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Bangalore, India
0-3 years of work-ex, SQL

Job Description
Role: Data Analyst  at LetsVenture
  • Work with the Data Science and Business team to gather data metrics for the business. 
  • Collect external business data metrics for different departments of the business. 
  • This can include exhaustively evaluating press releases, industry reports and feeds.  
  • Secondary Research on domain specific websites.
    Data Reporting and Visualization  

Skills Required
  • Experienced in SQL , Excel  
  • Bonus : Scripting in Python, Ruby is a plus, 
  • Knowledge of D3JS   
  • Should be an individual driven by results, ability to work hard and under pressure  
  • Self motivated and passionate person willing to put his best effort and make a difference   

iOS developer Software Engineer
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Bangalore, India
IOS, Objective C

Job Description

If you gloat when you read about Apple's profit numbers, we're fairly certain you're an Apple fan. If that fandom is complemented by some killer coding chops, we'd love to have you in our iOS development team.

Role:
  • Designing, building, quality testing, and rolling out the iOS app. In short, you're involved from start to finish.
  • Strong visual and interactive design skills – a clear grasp of typography, layout, color, motion, and behavior
  • Owning what you code – even the bugs you create. Especially the bugs.
  • Coming up with innovative solutions to the hurdles that confront us on a day­-to­-day basis.
  • Collaborating with the team and communicating effectively – within the team, as well as with the rest of the organisation.
  • Being up-to-date with the latest design trends, as well as the guidelines the folks at Apple require us to follow.
  • Pioneering product ideas and implement them.

Skills:
  • 2-3 years work experience as a software engineer.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms.
  • You should have an iPhone where in you can show us app’s that you have built
  • Strong knowledge of Objective C and iOS as a platform.
  • Ability to work in a team or sprint solo, on tight deadlines.
  • You should know and understand GIT
  • Algorithms and design
  • User interface design

Renumeration: The remuneration will include equity and industry standard salary.

Android Developer Software Engineer
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Bangalore, India
Android, Java, Mobile UI

Job Description

Role:
  • Own what you code, and take ownership of the product –­ even the bugs you create.
  • Come up with innovative solutions to the hurdles that confront us on a day-­to-­day basis.
  • Discover, design, develop, deploy, debug. Repeat!
  • Collaborate with the team and communicate effectively – within the team and with the rest of the organisation as well.
  • Pioneer product ideas and work to implement them
Skills:
  • 2+ years of work experience as a software engineer.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms.
  • Strong knowledge of Java and Android.
  • Good product and design sense.
  • Ability to design, architect, implement, and quality test the app from start to finish.
  • Being able to work as a team player, but also being able to sprint solo when required.
  • You should know what GIT is
  • You should have a playstore account with a minimum of 2 apps that have been built by you
  • You should own an android device and it should run the apps that you have created
  • Graph theory
  • User Interface Design
Compensation:  The remuneration will include equity and industry standard salary.

UI Designer/Developer UI/UX Designer
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Bangalore, India
Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript

Job Description
Role:

  • Work with the Interaction Designer on the team to prepare the Photoshop designs
  • Take a photoshop design to code the HTML/CSS for it. This can be used by other developers in the team who don't have UI skills
  • Be part of the core engineering team at a startup, where you will work on the complete life cycle of defining, designing and developing a product.
  • The role will also include being part of our team for all product reviews, and talking and validating the product with customers.
  • Work as an Agile team member with everyone in the team playing ScrumMaster role in turn and practising best-in-class engineering    processes.

Skills:

  • Work with the Interaction Designer on the team to prepare the Photoshop
  • Take a photoshop design to code the HTML/CSS for it that can be used by other
  • Be part of the core engineering team at a startup, where you will work on the
  • The role will also include being part of our team for all product reviews, and
  • Work as an Agile team member with everyone in the team playing ScrumMaster
  • Experienced in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Experienced in Web UI design with typography, graphics design, Photoshop
  • Good to have experience in client side Javascript frameworks like AngularJS
  • Should be an individual driven by results, ability to work hard and under pressure
  • Self motivated and passionate person willing to put his best effort and make a difference to the world we live in

Renumeration: The remuneration will include equity and industry standard salary.

Startup Ecosystem Collaborator Sales & Marketing
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Bangalore, India
Communication, Entreprenuer

Job Description
Skills:
Passionate about Entrepreneurship and startups 
Good network and relationships in India startup eco-system.
Familiarity with the funding process is a big plus.
Excellent communications skills.
International exposure is a plus.
You should have anywhere between 3-8 years of experience
Ability to work hard and under pressure
Self motivated and passionate person willing to put his best effort and make a difference to the world we live in

Role:
Be part of the core team at a venture funded startup, where you will work with the startup eco-system to connect with startups and other players. Responsibilities will include coordinating various initiatives of LetsVenture which are focussed on startups like workshops, hiring events, funding events etc.

The remuneration will include equity and industry standard salary.

Tech Lead Software Engineer
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Bangalore, India
Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, AWS

Job Description
Skills:
  1. Expert in Ruby on Rails, MVC framework, Object Oriented design for large/complex product
  2. Expert in Javascript framework preferrably AngularJS or Backbone.js
  3. Expert in Web development technologies – HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, jQuery
  4. Experienced in AWS – EC2, RDS, SES, S3
  5. Experienced in building web application with high Performance, Scalability, Database optimization, Logging and Analytics
  6. Experienced in building custom reusable UI controls/widgets
  7. Experienced in Mobile App development for iOS and Android using native, Phonegap, Sencha Touch, jQuery UI, Appcelerator etc.
  8. You should have anywhere between 4-8 years of experience
  9. Proven track record of working in Agile teams with TDD (Test Driven Development)
  10. Self motivated and passionate person willing to put his best effort and make a difference to the world we live in
  11. Experience in managing a team of 3-5 developers, product management and customer interactions will be an added advantage
Role:
Be part of the core engineering team at a startup, where you will work on the complete life cycle of defining, designing and developing a product. The role will also include being part of our team for all product reviews, and talking and validating the product with customers.

The remuneration will include equity and industry standard salary.

Team Summary

Passionate About Making an Impact to the Startup Ecosystem. Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors part of the founding team,
Cumulative 60+ years experience. All Founders full time. Besides the founders, a full time engineering team of 5., along with Legal and UI consultants.

Team

Founding Team

Shanti Mohan


Founder, CEO

Sanjay Jha


Co-Founder, CPO

Building a scalable platform for the connected Startup ecosystem in India

WORK

LetsVenture (2013 - present)
Founder

Aptean (2012 - 2012)
VP, Product Engineering

CDC Software (2007 - 2011)
Director, software development

EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
GMITE • 2007 - 2007

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Integrated MTech • 1990 - 1995

Charu Sharma


Manager,Deals, Deals Manager

Investor Ecosystem Lead @ LetsVenture, Operations, Alliances and Community Manager - Citrix Startup Accelerator @ Citrix, Key accounts manager @ Dell

WORK

LetsVenture (2015 - present)
Investor Ecosystem Lead

Citrix (2013 - 2015)
Operations, Alliances and Community Manager - Citrix Startup Accelerator

Dell (2010 - 2013)
Key accounts manager

EDUCATION

Manipal University
Google Digital Marketing Professional Program • 2015 - 2015

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Software Engineering

Summer Fields School, Gurgaon

Atit Danak


Lead - Partnerships

Product Strategist. Problem Solver.

WORK

LetsVenture (2015 - present)
Partnerships and Monetisation

AD Ventures (India) (2012 - present)
Partner

Sharp Menthol India Limited (2009 - 2012)
Executive Assistant to MD

EDUCATION

Manipal Institute of Technology
BE • 2004 - 2008

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute
10th - 12th • 2001 - 2004

Paras Malhotra


Startup Relations
WORK

Axis Bank (2014 - 2014)
Summer Intern

Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (2010 - 2013)
Assistant Manager

Centre for Civil Society (2009 - 2009)
Intern

EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Post Graduate Programme • 2013 - 2015

Punjab Engineering College
BACHELOR • 2006 - 2010

Ganesh Nayak


Investor Relations

Worked as Product Manager for Ixigo before joining as co-founder.

WORK

LetsVenture (2014 - present)
Investor Relations

MentorSquare Advisors Ltd (2011 - 2013)
Company Evangelist

Saarthi Integrated Consulting LLP (2010 - 2011)
Marketing Executive

EDUCATION

RVCE
BE • 2007 - 2011

Bishop Cotton Boys' School
ICSE • 1998 - 2005

Sunitha Ramaswamy


Director, Deals
WORK

Aavishkaar (2011 - present)
Associate

Microfinance Information eXchange (2011 - 2011)
Consultant

UMass - Isenberg School of Management (2008 - 2010)
Graduate Assistant

EDUCATION

Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst
MBA • 2008 - 2010

Visvesvaraya Technological University
BE • 2001 - 2005

vvssphs
1998 - 1999

Krithika DN


Legal Counsel

Amogh Lux


Marketing Analyst

Chaitanya Ramalingegowda


VP, Investor Relations

Product/Service Summary

Let'sVenture takes startup funding online. It is an online platform that allows startups to create their profile and connect to investors. We allow easy Syndication for faster funding closure, and provide Commitment-to-Closure package to help close the funding process.

Product/Service Descriptions