Pankaj Jain

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Pankaj Jain

20 years in hedge funds, startups, and venture capital across New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, London and India.

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February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

500 Startups Announces 500 Kulfi: $25M India Fund

Namaskar! We’re excited to announce our latest regional fund focused on India including Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 500 Kulfi will be a $25M fund focusing on early stage companies with product-market fit and demonstrated traction. Although we’re sec...
December 07, 2015
December 07, 2015

500 Startups Launches India Based Design Program

At 500, we believe that the best startups are powered by products with quality design. There is a growing appetite in the Indian startup scene to implement great design, yet there are few platforms that teach how. That’s why today, we are excited ...
November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

The Indian Foodtech “Foodpocalypse” Blowup is Rotten to the Core

The trouble that some Indian startups are facing is being touted as the harbinger of a coming apocalypse. What happened at TinyOwl in Pune with employees holding the founders hostage was an embarrassment to all of us. Dazo shutting down. Zomato...

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