How it works

Registration

Registration

Create your profile and upload your proposal

Screening & Listing

Screening & Listing

Equity Crest will analyse your proposal and engage with you to publish updated profile

Track Interest

Track Investor Interest

Engage with investors and respond to interested inventors

Finalize Terms

Finalize Terms

Discussions with investors to finalize the term sheet

Closure

Diligence & Closure

Complete due diligence & investment agreements

Share Updates

Share Updates

Business & Financial updates shared with investors

Registration

Registration

Create a login

Setup Profile

Setup Profile

Fill out your profile and preferences

Access Deals

Access Deals

Search or access deals on the platform

Evaluate Deals

Evaluate Deals

Engage with founders and other investors

Commit to Deals

Commit to Deals

Pledge your interest in a deal

Closure

Closure

Diligence and documentation process

Funding Statistics*

Startup Selection Rate

2%

# of Startups funded

5

Funding Success Rate

55%

Total funds raised

19

(Rs. cr)

*For the year ended 31st March 2016

In the Media

The Economic Times

14th January, 2016. Column: Why startups are now swearing by crowdfunding platforms like Grex and Equity Crest to raise money

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Drivojoy funding

It raises Rs.4 Crores from IAN, Tessellate Ventures, Equity Crest and Traxcn Labs

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The Economic Times

29 April, 2015. Column: Guru Gyaan – Amit Banka talks about starting up in the showbiz sector

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Bloomberg TV

27 April, 2015. Show: Wealth Manager – Amit Banka discusses the ‘Risks & Rewards of Angel Investing’

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The Economic Times

14 October, 2014. Coverage : Anchor article about ‘How deal discovery tools built by Equity Crest help investors connect with start-ups’

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Blog

Series A Crunch: Why and What’s next?

2015 was a banner year for startup funding with over $2.3bn invested across 1000 deals. Things are much slower in startup land now and startups are complaining about how it’s getting really difficult to raise series A. We lay out below, our analysis of what’s happening and why: First things first, the series A crunch is … Continue reading Series A Crunch: Why and What’s next?

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Getting priorities right – It’s Business First not Fund-raise!

The perception of ample availability of angel and venture funding, particularly in early 2015, led many entrepreneurs to believe that a fund-raise constitutes a great measure for business success. The belief that one fund raise would eventually form the foundation for more investor money in future, though not necessarily misplaced, in many cases has the … Continue reading Getting priorities right – It’s Business First not Fund-raise!

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Shopping online for apparel – same as electronics?

Online platforms focused only on fashion have received over $300Mn in funding in the last three years. And this is excluding what the horizontal marketplaces have spent on this particular vertical. So there’s no second guessing how big this segment is. However, with Fashionara shut down and Yepme foraying into brick and mortar stores, there … Continue reading Shopping online for apparel – same as electronics?

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