Avanti Feeds looking exciting

Avanti Feeds has been a significant under performer for last 4 years. The stock from a high of about Rs 1400 in November 2017 is currently trading at Rs 570 per share. Main reasons for this underperformance – Correction post euphoria of 2016-2017 wherein the stock had quickly multiplied by 6x within 1 year. Covid … Read more

Kubota of Japan rumoured to acquire Nanda’s stake in Escorts

Kubota Corp (KC) of Japan, an agriculture and heavy equipment firm is rumoured to be in discussions with the promoters (Nanda family) to acquire their stake in Escorts Ltd (EL). Key points to note – KC’s current mcap is around USD 27 bn and EL’s about USD 2.7bn. KC already owns 9.09% in EL – … Read more

We asked 13 founders who raised nearly $200 million during COVID-19 for their tips on wooing investors in a crisis

Remote fundraising has become common for startups as the coronavirus pandemic continues to restrict the ability to travel and take meetings in person. Usually, founders and executives pitch prospective investors for funding at swanky city offices before an investment committee makes a decision. Subsequently, there is a lengthy due diligence process, technical and market questions, … Read more

India seeks new preferential treatment from US on drugs, other goods

In return for opening its dairy markets and slashing tariffs on farm goods as the two sides seek to shore up a new trade deal, three sources said. India accounts for 40% of US generic drug imports, including the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine, touted by US President Donald Trump in the fight against the coronavirus. To win … Read more

Ecozen, an agritech start-up raises $6 mn

All of us are recently witnessing how onion prices have increased significantly. Hopefully, over period these king of issues get addressed by players like Ecozen. Ecozen is an integrated agricultural play whereby it helps farmers who grow perishables to increase their yields, store their produce longer, and realise higher prices. The Company has announced that … Read more