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The CPG Opportunity in India // Deepak Shahdadpuri, Founder & Managing Partner of DSG Consumer Partners
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The CPG Opportunity in India // Deepak Shahdadpuri, Founder & Managing Partner of DSG Consumer Partners
The Consumer VC episode #288 with Deepak Shahdadpuri, Founder & Managing Partner of DSG Consumer Partners

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Our guest today is Deepak Shahdadpuri, Founder and Managing Director of DSG Consumer Partners. DSG Consumer Partners is India & Southeast Asia's leading consumer-only venture capital fund. Some of their investments are Veeba, Piccolo Organic, and The Golden Duck.

We discuss:

  • What makes India an exciting and different consumer market from the U.S.

  • His move from investing in the later stages to the earlier stages

  • Why Indian premium brands are ripe for growth

  • A breakdown of the Indian consumer market

  • How to price premium brands in India & much more


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The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.