iSeed Medium Announcement Utsav Somani

"India’s first micro-fund backed by top global founders. iSeed plans to invest in 30 early-stage Indian companies at an average check of $150K, with a particular focus on technology companies."

TechCrunch Utsav Somani iSeed

"iSeed counts a range of high-profile investors, including Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi, co-founders of AngelList, who are some of the biggest backers of the fund."

Fortune India iSeed Utsav Somani

"...aims to become an enabler that helps Indian entrepreneurs learn the tricks of the trade directly from the vanguards of Silicon Valley, at a time when several India startups are looking at overseas expansion."

Economic Times Utsav Somani iSeed

"Micro funds have substantiated that sole partner investment vehicles behind proven operators bring great access and judgement."

Wall Street Journal WSJ Utsav Somani

"While earlier Indian startups were copycats of global companies or focused on just the Indian market, many Indian startups are now built to target global markets"

Entrepreneur magazine Utsav Somani iSeed

"They’ve taught me about things that matter: Communicating with brevity, raising smart capital, compounding existing relationships, asking harder questions, investing in smart founders and having a personal operating system. I want iSeed’s portfolio founders to learn from them"

Inc42 Utsav Somani iSeed announcement

"...as a bridge between Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, who have already created great enterprises, and Indian founders who are now in the search of money as well as the expertise and knowledge of scaling up a startup."