EP 13 || Aditya Arora || CEO– Faad Network Pvt. Ltd.
In this episode, we introduce you to Aditya Arora, the CEO of Faad Network Pvt. Ltd., an inspiration, a Padma Shri nominee, an angel investor, an influencer, and a lot more. He is an intern turned CEO and has achieved multiple recognitions for his work. He lives by the quote- Age is just a number and what you do with it is what actually matters.
Here, he talks about various aspects of the investing side of the Indian Startup Ecosystem and decodes what the modern-day investors really expect from the modern-day founders.
00:00 – Introduction
04:00 – What do you look for in a startup?
05:00 – Market & Startups
06:30 – Fundraising Process
09:00 – Amount of fund you must raise
13:00 – Team Evaluation & Negotiations
14:00 – Picking up the right VC
17:00 – Getting 1st meeting with VC
19:00 – Mentoring & Evaluation of Portfolio Startups
21:00 – Customer Acquisition
22:00 – Mistakes in the 1st meeting
24:30 – Must-haves in Financial Model
26:00 – Learnings from the journey
27:30- Parting Advice
29:00- Thank you
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