Last month when Rise Capital founded by Nazar Yasin announced setting up its operations in India, many Indian entrepreneurs would have noted it. For Yasin founded Rise Capital after leaving Tiger Global, which has been one of the most aggressive investors in India. He was among the handful of lead managers at Tiger that looked into all the private investments globally. In an interview with Shivani Shinde, he talks about why he left Tiger Global, how Rise Capital stood out from the crowd with their focus on emerging markets and Indian regulatory changes. Edited excerpts:
How is Rise Capital differentiating itself from the other Silicon Valley based funds?
We're focused on investing in emerging markets, and digital companies. And we