sramanamitra.com Sep. 13, 2019
Roundtable Recap: September 12 – Services Startups Offer Great Bootstrapping Platforms
During this week's roundtable, we had a comprehensive discussion about a small services business that is already in revenue. Unlike many in the industry, I am a big fan of services businesses because they provide excellent bootstrapping capability. If you build a strong services business, you create for yourself options. You can use the services revenues and cashflow as a platform from which to build something more scalable with faster growth. Seven Boats Today, Debajyoti Banerjee from Kolkata,
sramanamitra.com Sep. 6, 2019
Roundtable Recap: September 5 – Spotlight On Kolkata Startups
During this week's roundtable, we had a very active Q&A session with entrepreneurs from around the world sharing their projects. Vawsum.com As for the pitches, we had Aditya Maheswari from Kolkata, India, pitch Vawsum.com, an Ed Tech company from India that has already achieved close to $500,000 in revenue run rate. The company shows excellent potential. You can listen to the recording of this roundtable here. I was also recently in Kolkata and did an in-person roundtable that you can watch here
sramanamitra.com Aug. 29, 2019
Roundtable Recap: August 29 – Startups Spanning Indonesia, Nigeria, Guatemala And A Ycombinator Case Study
During this week's roundtable, we had Ryan Chan, CEO and Founder at UpKeep Maintenance Management. Ryan has bootstrapped with a paycheck and subsequently, gone through YCombinator, followed by raising $13 Million. Great case study. Travling As for the pitches, up first we had Daniel Agung Pratana from Indonesia pitch Travling, a local travel app. Incognimed Next, Roberto Baldizon from Guatemala pitched Incognimed, a healthcare social media app business that is pivoting to a hospital management s
cnbc.com Aug. 25, 2019
Brian Jacobs Started Moai Capital To Invest In Autism Employment
Brian Jacobs left Emergence Capital to start his own venture firm and invest in companies that are making people on the autism spectrum more employable.
alleywatch.com Aug. 12, 2019
Ultranauts Raises Another $3.5M For Software Testing Services Staffed By A Neurodiverse Team
Ultranauts is the world’s first fully remote workplace for neurodiverse talent. Find out more in our interview with Ultranaut founder.
sramanamitra.com Aug. 9, 2019
Roundtable Recap: August 8 – An Innovative Take On VC Funding
During this week's roundtable, we had Jonathan Nelson, CEO, Founder at Hackers/Founders, and Managing Director of Hack Fund V. Jonathan discussed an innovative take his fund is taking on VC funding. You can listen to the recording of this roundtable here. As always, I would very much like to hear about your business, so let me invite you to come and pitch at one of our free 1Mby1M public roundtables. We will be holding future roundtables on: Thursday, August 29, 2019, 8 a.m. PDT, Register Here.