Recently Alok along with Sandeep Murthy (Partner, Sherpalo Ventures), Sudipta Routh (Partner, Luthra & Luthra), Ingersol Jayakumar (Founder & CEO, Zingb), Vikram Vora (Founder & CEO, Mydentist) and Bijaei Jayaraj (Founder & CEO, Loyalty Rewardz Mngt) were on CNBC’s show, ‘Rules of the Startup Game’ hosted by Menaka Doshi (Corporate Editor, CNBC) to discuss ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Shareholder Agreements’.
The latter three entrepreneurs happen to be seeking different rounds of funding. Some interesting questions & concerns were addressed in this insightful session.
i) Valuation Approach for Startups and How to Protect Against Undervaluation
ii) Balance of Rights between Entrepreneur and Investor
iii) Should an Entrepreneur consider Reverse Auction to Pick the Best Investor?
iv) Can Shareholder Agreements have Clauses on Bridge Funding and Additional Payout for a Founder?
v) Entrepreneur’s Ability to Negotiate Rights at Series C Funding Stage
Alok is following this story so pls feel free to pose your q’s to him!