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Two leading names in India’s angel investment and venture funding ecosystem today shared their secrets of successful investing at the LetsIgnite event organized by LetsVenture in Bangalore. They were frank and answered every question that aspiring angel investors and startups asked them. For three hours, the hall was packed, as the audience hung on to their words. Sharad Sharma, co-founder of iSPIRT (Indian Software Product Industry Round Table), is one of the best-known startup evangelists in the country. He has invested in more than two dozen companies and runs his own startup BrandSigma Inc that provides analytics for brands. His first venture, Teltier Technologies, was bought by Cisco way back in 2003. He was joined on stage by Shekhar Kirani, a former entrepreneur and angel investor, who is a partner with Accel Partners, that has invested in some of India’s hottest startups such as e-commerce market leader Flipkart, cab-hailing service Ola, and ticketing platform Bookmyshow. Then there are a couple of big enterprise software bets like Freshdesk and Mu Sigma.