The Global venture capital firm Canaan Partners has launched its new initiative Startup Catalyst to support the startup ecosystem in India. This Venture of Canaan Partners will provide an opportunity to the startups to explore a curated list of startup resources that will help them in their entrepreneurial journey.
Launched yesterday, Startup Catalyst will be bringing practitioners insights and Canaan’s global expertise for the startup community.
Canaan Partners has envisioned Startup Catalyst as a “by the community, for the community” platform that will serve the needs of the next generation of Indian technology entrepreneurs. With initiatives like industry insider events, virtual office hours and online hangouts, it will serve the needs of this ecosystem around the country. It will also leverage Canaan’s global footprint to bring insights from other markets that are relevant to the Indian market.
The site features include Mentor talk where experts will speak about their entrepreneurial journeys, startup best practices and industry insights, Catalyst view which will provide insights on ‘all things startup’ need from how to manage growth and fundraising to high-growth sectors, Industry insight will provide latest infographics, industry analysis and company research reports. The site also includes Startup guide and a Guest Corner which will include blogs from eminent industry experts sharing their insightful views, learnings and expertise.
This initiative by Canaan has been supported by Kae Capital, TIE, iAccelerator, GSF, 5ideas, Blume Ventures, Mumbai Angels, IAN, The startup centre, and The Morpheus as ecosystem Partners.
Canaan Partners is a global Venture Capital firm and it invests in technology and healthcare companies.