The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Photo Credit: Reuters

FY21: The Boom and the Glut

Seventeen companies raised money on the Indian bourses in the last quarter, averaging over an IPO every week — highest in over a decade! The well documented “liquidity surge” in the market has created an insatiable appetite for paper among institutions, the well-heeled and retail investors alike. …

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A lot has been written and said about the impact of the novel coronavirus which erupted in China last year and since then has plunged the whole world into a deep health, economic and sentiment crisis. There is no precedence of an event like this causing such a broad and deep impact on the Indian economy (Well, also rest of the world, but our analysis focuses on India) in the last century or even more.

We participated into the recently announced investment round of Uniphore and thought it worthwhile sharing and discussing our thesis on this latest addition to our portfolio –

About Uniphore

Uniphore is a global Conversational AI technology company with offices in the U.S., India and Singapore. Uniphore believes the future of customer service is every voice being truly heard. The Company’s vision is to bridge the gap between people and machines through voice. …

With over 200 of them recognized in India, organized family offices (FOs) are a phenomenon more prevalent and relevant than ever, accounting for over 20% of India’s $3 Trillion of wealth. It is expected that in the next five years, India will be home to over a thousand organized family offices. Globally, these offices are established by families with an investible corpus of over USD 250 million, although in India FO setups manage as small as Rs 100 Cr or USD 15–20Mn of family fortunes.

Traditionally, FOs have concentrated on asset classes such as rental real estate, debt and fixed…

Sumit Jain

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