POD gives startup founders access to a curated list of top VCs, Angel Investors and HNIs among others. These prospective investors are constantly looking for promising startups to invest in.
Right from the time of registering on POD, everything on the platform is transparent and seamless. One can effortlessly track the progress of the campaign and plan the next steps for the business.
POD has a remarkable process and a world-class platform in place that makes the entire startup fundraising journey safe and secure. Startup founders can raise funds online with complete trust and assurance.
1. How does POD facilitate fundraising?
POD connects promising startups with Angel investors, HNIs and VCs among others. The value-add POD brings is ensuring all startups are vetted by a world-class team. Once this clearance happens, the startups are allowed to make their business pitch to potential investors. And if the investors find potential in the startups, they can choose to invest in them in return for equity.
2. How does the entire process of fundraising work on POD?
3. What is the eligibility criteria for a startup to get registered on POD?
4. What is the vetting process like?
The Team at POD will perform complete due diligence to ensure that the details submitted by the startup are legal, valid and meets the requirements mandated to be registered on the platform. This process is expected to be completed in 7 business days. Should a startup not clear due diligence, the team will reach out with updates on how to rectify areas of concern before they can reapply.
5. What are the minimum and maximum amount of funds a startup can raise on POD?
As of now, a startup is allowed to raise funds ranging from INR 20 Lakhs to INR 1Cr. on POD.
POD is owned by Crowdpouch Ventures Services Private Limited and reserves all rights to the assets, content, services, information, and products and graphics in the website but third party content. Crowdpouch does not solicit, advertise, market any of the users registered with POD, neither does it solicit investors by offering leagues/schemes/competitions etc. related to securities markets. POD hereby clarifies that it does not carry any resemblance to the stock exchange nor does it facilitate trading of securities nor does it act like a broker/agent/media for raising funds. Investment through POD does not carry rights of renunciation. Investors are cautioned that POD operates in an unregulated space hence, investment through POD is subject to investment risk. Investments in startups are highly illiquid.