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MVP – “India’s YCombinator” – Announces 7 New Startup Investments, 10 September 2008
Today, MVP is announcing the 11 recipients of its first round of investments. Similar to YCombinator, the investments range from $15,000-$25,000. Unlike YCombinator, who has a geographic focus on Boston and San Francisco, MVP’s investments are all over India. Additionally, for the moment investments come directly from MVP’s partners as opposed to the fund, which is currently in the process of raising $5M from investors.
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Exclusive Interview With Morpheus Venture Partners On Their Model, Startups & Their Upcoming Fund!, 12 September 2008
Just yesterday we blogged about the second batch of Morpheus Venture Partners companies and there were some queries on their model So we decided to have an exclusive interview with Sameer and Nandini of Morpheus Ventures and asked them some interesting questions. Read on to know all there is to know about Morpheus Venture Partners - India’s self proclaimed YCombinator model.
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Morpheus Venture Partners selects 7 startups for mentoring, 12 September 2008
Morpheus Venture Partners , founded by Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah, has selected seven startups for its Second Batch of 2008. MVP team will now work closely with these startups for the next 4-6 months on areas like product development and launch, customer traction, B2b deals, team building and revenue models.
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Morpheus Ventures Announces 7 New Startups Under Its ‘Y-Combinator’ Model, 11 September 2008
Morpheus Venture Partners whose ‘Y-Combinator Model’ was covered by us sometime back has now announced a fresh set of 7 startups that are being funded/mentored by them. Earlier Morpheus Ventures already had the following 4 startups in its portfolio
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Morpheus Venture’s new batch of startups, 10 September 2008
Morpheus Ventures has just announced list of startups for their second batch. The current batch has 7 companies, from varied domains; Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending, Social Content Sharing, SaaS, VOIP, Startup hiring, online identity verification and Health vertical
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Morpheus Venture’s new batch of startups, 10 September 2008
Morpheus Ventures has just announced list of startups for their second batch. The current batch has 7 companies, from varied domains; Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending, Social Content Sharing, SaaS, VOIP, Startup hiring, online identity verification and Health vertical
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Morpheus Venture Partners to Mentor and Fund 7 New Indian Startups, 10 September 2008
There has been a sudden trend of investment firms taking keen interest in early stage start-ups The trend promulgated by Y-Combinator is spreading like fire. Following the same trend Bangalore based Morpheus Venture Partners (MVP) has announced its first round of investments to 7 new Indian start-ups. MVP will provide seed capital and mentoring to these Indian start-ups.
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Start-up samaritans: Morpheus helps rookie entrepreneurs survive Valley of Death, 21 Aug 2008
They call themselves “almost part-time co-founders” for small start-ups. Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah, have started up Bangalore-based Morpheus Venture Partne-rs, a fund that will help rookie entrepreneurs tide over the period of business called the Valley of Death.
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New breed of VC firms focusing on bottom rung of start-ups, 19 Aug 2008
When engineers Sumit Jain and Lalit Mangal left their software jobs last July to start their own social networking venture, they knew little about running a business
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The start-up mentor, 11 Aug 2008
Start-ups don’t need just the funding. What they need in their initial years is the realisation that their idea is workable, that hiring is not difficult, that one can break even...
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Madhouse founders chart new path, to mentor startups, 1 Aug 2008
After merging with Seventymm, one of the leading movie-rental firms in India, former founders of Madhouse movie rentals are breaking new ground.
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Morpheus Venture Partners, 18 Jul 2008
Morpheus is a venture firm focusing on early stage startups. They desire to engage with startups in the most crucial phase of their life-times, the first twelve months
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Sameer Guglani Quits SeventyMM; Morpheus Ventures On Their Funding Model, 14 Jul 2008
Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah recently announced the launch of their Y-Combinator modeled Morpheus Ventures.
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Interview with Sameer and Nandini of Morpheus Venture Partners, India’s YCombinator, 8 July, 2008
Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah, the team that built MadHouse.in (which was later acquired by seventymm) have started a YCombinator like venture called Morpheus Venture Partners
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Madhouse founders starting Morpheus Venture Partners, 8 July, 2008
WATBlog reported yesterday that Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah, founders of DVD rental company Madhouse.in (acquired by Seventymm), are starting a YCombinator like incubator
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Madhouse Ex-Founder & Seventymm VP Sameer Guglani To Start YCombinator For India Called Morpheus Ventures, 7 July, 2008.
Sameer Guglani whose dvd rental startup Madhouse got funded for 1.05 crore and who later sold madhouse to Seventymm
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