Investing To Win - Why Foreign Athletes Are Eyeing Indian Startups
Recently, Pat Cummins, Australia’s Test cricket captain was announced to have invested into HealthQuad (an Indian health and fitness start-up) as part of a US$ 1 million funding round1.
We sat down with Amrut Joshi (Founding Partner at Gamechanger Law Advisors) and Mahit Anand (Senior Associate at Gamechanger Law Advisors) who represented Pat Cummins to discuss more about the trend of foreign athletes investing in Indian startups. We discuss what makes India a potentially attractive destination for athletes to invest; some top tips for athletes when evaluating their investment decisions; and what start-ups should keep in mind when raising funds from athletes.
We hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did. If you have any related questions or feedback, then please don’t hesitate to contact us. And while it goes without saying, none of the below constitutes investment advice!
Manan Agrawal, Editor
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