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A VC's Guide to Managing Startup Finances | Manoj Agarwal from SeaFund

Understanding VC

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Episode  ·  43:03  ·  May 6, 2024


In this episode you will learn:00:00:00 - Introduction00:00:40 - Importance of Managing Finances for Startups00:08:58 - Compliance Regulation for Startups00:12:48 - Strategizing on resource allocation  00:15:48 - Startups offering inflated incentives00:18:48 - Finding the right talent00:23:34 - Basic Metrics startups should consider00:28:36 - Startups operating on Low margins00:29:33 - Reporting Spends to VC’s00:34:55 - Investment rejection00:36:53 - Unexpected challenges startups face00:41:29 - Are managing Finances a necessity for Startups?00:42:45 - ConclusionAboutManoj Agarwal, Co-founder & Managing Partner at SeaFund, has 25+ years of experience in business leadership, investments, and strategy. He co-founded SeaFund, an early-stage venture fund, and currently leads capital raising for its new fund. Previously, he was CEO of Karuturi Global, a top agricultural transnational, and is an advisor to Latize, a Singaporean data management company. Manoj holds a computer science degree and completed an executive program at INSEAD. Follow us:Website : https://understandingvc.com/LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/company/understanding-vc/ Spotify : https://open.spotify.com/show/1q7DxW3FEyP7EhH8m0VvAD Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/understanding-vc/id1551524895  Connect with Rahul:  LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahulthayyalamkandy/ Email : understandingvc@gmail.com Twitter : https://twitter.com/rahul0720  About: Understanding VC is a podcast that provides founders with the knowledge and resources they need to understand venture capital. Our goal is to create the best and most comprehensive resource on venture capital on the internet, so that founders can make informed decisions about their businesses and secure the funding they need to succeed.

43m 3s  ·  May 6, 2024

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