Naga Thoughts

Forbes: Social businesses must receive risk capital from the government and CSR

Social businesses must receive risk capital from the government and CSR Social businesses require risk capital. This can come from […]

Ignoring the billion!

Forbes: How Nagaraja Prakasam is engineering social change!

How Nagaraja Prakasam is engineering social change Nagaraja Prakasam left his software job to fund enterprises that have a definitive […]

Top of The Pyramid India 2016!

TOP OF THE PYRAMID 2016 | Kotak Wealth Management    Mr Nagaraja (Naga) is an angel investor, impact-investment specialist, and […]

Forbes India Startup Square: Glamour of valuations hides real problems

Much of India’s startup success stories are skewed towards solving the problems of the urban middle-class. Be it an Ola, […]

Meeting Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus in Dhaka

Truly an honor spending time with Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus at Yunus Center, Dhaka. It was a great discussion on various […]

Needed: Entrepreneurial models that work for ‘Bharat’

Needed: Entrepreneurial models that work for ‘Bharat’ Harichandan Arakali, Forbes India Staff The current equity investment model that requires valuations […]

2015 Reflections !

    Key moments – on/off stage Global Philanthropy Circle with Peggy Dulaney, Rockerfeller Foundation; Rajasthan Startup policy launch with […]

Let’s build India entrepreneurially and reduce India-Barat gap!

Social-tech startups can be profitable too November 13, 2015  | Nagaraja Prakasam Nagaraja Prakasam There seems to be the unrealistic expectation […]

Entrepreneurs can create billion-dollar businesses faster by focusing on local problems.

Indian entrepreneurs should focus on solving the problems plaguing the domestic market and the people, rather than emulating and cloning […]

Portfolio Impact

Healthcare everywhere: Neurosynpatic Investment

Ponram of Thanukol village, Tamil Nadu visited Menakshi Mission telemedicine center enabled by Neurosynaptic for simple pain. He was immediately requested […]

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Digital weave

Nagaraja Prakasam, lead investor, Indian Angel Network, which has also invested in GoCoop, too, sound optimistic. “A diminishing trend in […]

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Indian Innovation: Machine Language

“In India, there are only 250 million people who understand English so there was a definite need to bridge the […]

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GoCoop raises Series A funding, plans to expand to 100 craft clusters across India

#ILoveHandlooms – do you? – flaunt it! GoCoop raises Series A funding, plans to expand to 100 craft clusters across […]

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Swachhbots and Agribots: SP Robotics Investment

Chennai Based SP Robotic Works raises INR 2 Crore from Indian Angel Network (IAN) and The Chennai Angels The Skill […]

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Lumiere Organic raises funds from angels – a different kind “customers”!

Press Release: Lumiere Organic raises funds from angels – a different kind “customers”! Lumiere Seed to Table Organic concept – Farm, […]

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Saahas – Swacch Bharat in a unique way

INDIAN ANGEL NETWORK INVESTS IN SAAHAS WASTE MANAGEMENT, A SOCIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISE  IAN investor member, Mr. Nagaraj Prakasam has […]

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IIT-Madras is India’s Stanford

Nagaraja Prakasam, mentor in residence at the N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM-Bangalore, says the IIT-M Research […]

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Freshworld – Greengrocer revolution!

”Freshworld with its innovations disrupting the traditional vegetable supply chain with three stake holders in mind – Farmers, Push cart […]

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Grassroot solutions tackling India’s sanitation problems

New data released by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) earlier this year has once again underlined the woeful state […]

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Madurai-focused Native Angels Network invests in Rainstock \

Madurai-focused Native Angels Network invests in Rainstock & FreshNV BY  SAINUL K ABUDHEEN Madurai-based Nativelead Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that […]

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Rural Craft gets an online boost

Economic Times: Rural craft gets an online boost – “India has wonderful treasures that goes hundreds of years back, but artisans do not […]

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