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A Banker Walks Into A Gold Bar | SafeGold
Have you heard about the man who walks into a gold bar?
No, don’t wait for the punchline to that joke. This is an episode about an investment banker who discovers gold. Or rather, discovers the business opportunity in selling gold!
Gaurav Mathur has had a remarkable front-row journey in the startup space in India. He was among the earliest institutional private equity investors in India- first as an employee of JPMorgan, and then as the founder of India Equity Partners. India Equity Partners eventually disbanded, which is when Gaurav discovered gold.
Gaurav has an interesting thesis on the past and future of money, and SafeGold is his expression of that thesis!
He talks about the Wild West days of PE investing in India, his learnings as an investor, and the ambitious journey he is undertaking at SafeGold.
Other Ways to Listen:
Some of the things he shared:-
Investing in Manappuram Finance
Custodian, trustee and vault
Gold retailers earn through the buy-sell spread
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