The Interview

On the subject of Money. Raising and making some

Over the last five years, Karthik B. Reddy of Blume Ventures has raised a modest sum of money. From suspecting and unsuspecting investors. He has a few stories and some realities of his business to share


Two questions are important. How do you convince people in India and abroad to give you money for your fund? And after you are done with that, how do you make money? For yourself and your investors.

If you’ve ever done either of these tasks before, you’d have a rich experience — stories to tell — of the people you’ve met, conversations you’ve had, the singular moments of the pitch and the follow. A while back, I reached out to Karthik B. Reddy, the co-founder and managing partner at Blume Ventures, to check…

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