Blogs by "Shekhar Kirani"
Shekhar Kirani
Shekhar Kirani

Shekhar is an active angel investor in Bangalore since 2007 and has advised several early stage startups in and around Bangalore. Currently, he is a Founder Circle member at iSPIRT and works at Accel India, an early-stage VC firm. Before joining Accel, Shekhar was part of two successful startups in the Silicon Valley and recently headed VeriSign India as Country Manager. You can follow him at @skirani

  • Founders: you are not doing it right

    September 09, 2016

    I see a lot of founders requesting 15min time from me for quick advice. They are clear that it is not a funding pitch, but, more to get my opinion on some of their questions… MORE >>

  • My typical meeting with founders…

    July 08, 2016

    My job is to meet as many founders as possible to see whether their startup matches our mandate to invest. Any meeting of startups, where, there was no pre-qualification (say at an event or a… MORE >>

  • Startup Founders: Give no room for confusion

    May 08, 2015

    As part of my job I meet a lot of startup founders. These Founders, despite numerous job options, have chosen entrepreneurship as the way forward. They are dead serious about their startups; highly passionate; and… MORE >>

  • iSPIRT Welcomes Product Circle Donors

    August 19, 2014

    The world has been witness to several movements that have changed the face of history. India is not alien to these – Mahatma Gandhi’s silent revolution that finally led to Indian Independence is a shining… MORE >>

  • iSPIRT Seeks Technology Intern(s)

    April 22, 2014

    iSPIRT has over 40+ volunteers who belong to different organizations. The volunteers are working on many initiatives that are complex, need a lot of analysis/thinking, experimentation, and outcomes take time. Currently, iSPIRT internal communication and interaction… MORE >>

  • What is win or loss means in the game of enterpreneurship

    November 29, 2013

    I have been interacting with various startup teams over the last several years, predominantly around ideation, product-market fit, funding, scaling, and strategy aspects of the companies. Before I was an investor, I spent a lot… MORE >>

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