• Understanding Start-up Valuation

    Contributed by: Mohit Shah The VC Society, IIM Bangalore invited Mr. Pratik Poddar for a speaker session on “Understanding Start-up Valuation.” Pratik currently works at Nexus Venture Partners and has graduated from IIT Bombay with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering. After graduation, he started his career with Morgan Stanley as a quant analyst/algorithmic trader working on building mathematical models to hedge risks in Japanese Mortgages and trading US Equity ETFs. Post Morgan Stanley, Pratik worked at Blackstone Private equity where he evaluated deals in restaurant, financial technologies, education, and consumer electronics products in India. Before joining Nexus, Pratik spent three years working on his startups in social…