YourNest is an Angel Fund that believes in ‘liberating human potential’ by investing in technology enabled, vibrant, new business ideas.
Angel Investors are HNIs who enable job creation by supporting bright entrepreneurial ventures. These angels are now playing a vital role in helping Indian entrepreneurs who are leading India's march towards an innovation-driven economy – an economy that shall compete globally by producing new goods & services, using the most cost-effective and technologically superior processes smartly.
HNIs have multiple investment avenues to deploy their investible surplus. These include real estate, equity/debt instruments, commodities/bullion, collectibles, currencies, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital. But once they have deployed reasonable sums in their preferred asset class, the next choice could be a Venture Capital Fund like YourNest Angel Fund, for a portfolio geared for earning ‘super-normal’ returns. They achieve this without having to face the daily ups & downs of early stage entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship is on the rise with 60% of early-stage investments in the range of sub US$ 2 million. Such start-ups offer possibilities of 5x to 25x returns. India has a comparative advantage with its IT skills to lead the tech-enabled start-ups space. The connectivity and penetration of mobile & internet has build a strong platform for innovation, leading to encouraging deal flow in IT & ITES that represents 3/4th of the early stage investment. Nasdaq has consistently out performed Dow Jones and in recent 5/10 years delivered 60% higher annualized ROI. Locally, BSE Teck Index has been doing better than broad-base indices and CNX IT is consistently outperforming.
Venture Capital offers higher multiple on investment amongst high return assets classes like growth-oriented Mutual Fund, Reality Fund, Private Equity.
YourNest has seen the opportunity and has the passion to build the start-ups into significant, meaningful businesses. We are betting Big on “very few ideas” as we invest with conviction and support start-ups in the areas that we know the best.