• The Infosys-Panaya Deal – What is the Big Deal?

    March 5, 2017 | Vijay Sambamurthi

    We lawyers love disclaimers, and I am going to start this piece by making a rather important one – I haven’t actually read the letters/emails reportedly written by two whistleblowers to the SEBI (they are not available anywhere in the public domain yet), and am only offering my views and reactions in this piece based
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  • Budget 2017: Adequate Wind beneath the Wings of Start-ups?

    February 22, 2017 | Prashant Kataria

    While there have been sops and benefits provided to start-ups by the Government since the formal launch of the Startup India initiative in 2016, there have been a bevy of demands and requests from the industry to increase and better streamline the benefits and assistance. It is during the recent Budget announced in February 2017
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  • Betting on the jockey

    February 16, 2017 | Vishal Achanta

    “Bet on the jockey, not the horse” goes the adage; it highlights a key aspect of early-stage investing – people (read: key employees of a company), and their ideas/execution capabilities are as important as ‘product’. It follows that preserving the value brought in by ‘people’ is vital for early stage companies and investors in such
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  • Celebrating an Amazing Decade of The Lexygen Experience!

    June 1, 2016 | Vijay Sambamurthi

    Dear Clients, Lexygenians, Friends, Well-wishers and Critics of Lexygen, I’m very happy and proud to have the privilege of writing this post on behalf of everyone at Lexygen, for today marks a big day in the fascinating journey of our firm! This dream called Lexygen was born this very day ten years ago, after countless
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