Sidharth Gupta, CEO of Getit infomediary Ltd., had just received a term sheet from Helion Venture Partners (Helion), an independent venture capital firms in India and offers to invest Rs 200 million in return for a stake in the company. His dream Getit transform from a regional to a digital printing company with a wide geographical range was palpable. However, Gupta had to act quickly; Helion term sheet would expire in two weeks, if not executed. Banking, financial and commercial cr … Read more »

Sidharth Gupta, CEO of Getit infomediary Ltd., had just received a term sheet from Helion Venture Partners (Helion), an independent venture capital firms in India and offers to invest Rs 200 million in return for a stake in the company. His dream Getit transform from a regional to a digital printing company with a wide geographical range was palpable. However, Gupta had to act quickly; Helion term sheet would expire in two weeks, if not executed. Banking, financial and trade credit Getit had tided through tough times in the past, and still draw a Getit Rs 250 million bank line on. Should he venture capital investment? And if so, would this impact on the company of his family and for him personally?
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Ramana Nanda
Source: Harvard Business School
22 pages.
Release date: 01 Begin in May 2013. Prod #: 813 178 PDF-ENG
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