- About Us
We are looking forward to host our broad community from the ecosystem - CXOs, VCs, Angels, Private Equity Investors, Fund Managers, Incubators, Accelerators, Coworking Community Heads, Startup Founders and Media influencers.
Promise an evening where we boost conversations between India and the rest of the world, Oddup is the platform to ensure Startups looking for funding reach the right investors and for interested foreign investors to get in touch with the most promising startups in the regions.
July is the month that Startup Grind chapters across the world brings the community together for a mid-year party! LIMITED SEATS!! There are no tickets and if you wish to get an invitation for the same kindly fill out this google forms below.
Oddup India Plan:
Oddup is the leading startup research platform that provides transparency to startup investing. Known as The Startup Rating System, Oddup provides data, trends, and valuations of startups. The company's vision is to bring insight across the startup landscape to enable smart startup investing. Oddup rates startups with a rating score from zero to 100. It is based on the combination of analyst view points and the computed algorithm, the Oddup Score.
They begin by launching in Mumbai first, then Bangalore and Delhi, the heart of startup hubs in India. Startups in India will now get access to global investors that are on Oddup.com when they register their startups on Oddup. Being on Oddup solidifies your global presence and our data and analysis could help you validate your business to potential investors.
Oddup's coverage and commentary on Asian startups is the most integrated and complete as they cover startups from 16 major cities across 10 countries - Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City.
In April, 2017 Oddup raised US$6 million in Series A funding from The Times Group, India’s largest media conglomerate, who has also invested in Uber, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, led the investment round with existing investors 500Startups and Click Ventures. New investors in this round includes Silicon Valley based Moneta Ventures and White Capital. The investment brings Oddup’s total funding to US$7 million.
With a strong research and advisory team formerly from Goldman Sachs, Oddup rates startups from a score of zero to 100 and delivers startup data, research, and media that covers this new asset class that is of core interest to angel investors, venture capital and now private equity. Oddup is a data-driven research platform that focuses on startups. Known as The Startup Rating System, it provides data, trends, current and expected future valuations of startups. The company's vision is to bring insight and transparency across the startup landscape to enable smart startup investing. Oddup rates startups with a rating score from zero to 100. It is based on the combination of analyst view points and the computed algorithm, the Oddup Score. The startup rating scores are then offered as views: Buy, Hold, Sell with expectation metrics and future valuations.
You can view the past event where we hosted James in Mumbai earlier in March. (Links below)
James embarked on his successful career firstly as a lawyer, investment banker at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan and has been a management consultant. James is now a startup investor and having exited several startups, he is now a serial entrepreneur.
James is known as a thought-leader in the Asia Pacific startup ecosystems and frequently appears in publications such as Reuters, CNBC, WSJ and Bloomberg. James’ passion for startups and his flare for strategy is exemplified as he leads Oddup and establishes their strong footprint across Asia and now India.
Jackie is co-founder and COO of Oddup. She started her career as a management consultant where she spent many years in the US with multi-national corporations before moving to the UK where she continued to excel in senior management positions in the financial and capital markets.
Her career then took her to Hong Kong where she joined a leading fund house as a regional head.
As co-founder of Oddup, she is responsible for leading all facets of the business and is instrumental in the building up and the aggressive expansion of Oddup.
Jackie writes for Forbes, is an advisor to several women lead startups across Asia and the US, is a mentor to the 500Startups Rookies Fund and is on the board of Hope Inc in Australia.