Sramana Mitra: What you’re saying is that for all these decisions, which are often manual decisions working off a salesforce.com system or any other CRM system, you work with heuristics and logic such that your intelligent agent is making judgement calls on what actions need to be taken and actually triggering those actions directly? >>>
With the holiday season around the corner, market expectations from retail and e-commerce players normally run high. But eBay’s (Nasdaq: EBAY) recent result announcement delivered a lackluster outlook. Even though it surpassed expectations for the previous quarter, its outlook has disappointed the market, causing the stock to tumble.
Virtual Marketing Assistant sounds like a dream. Signpost is making it real. This is a great story about a very promising company.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start with introducing our audience to Signpost. What do you do? What kind of customers do you work with? What trends do you align with?
Stuart Wall: Signpost is an artificial intelligent CRM. The idea is that tools like Salesforce provide a very important function, i.e. how can companies keep track of their customers and prospective customers. The problem is a lot of marketing technology, including that of Salesforce, is way too hard to use. It’s difficult to set up and is very manual. >>>
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The recent quarter results show how Microsoft is getting stronger in the cloud computing space. And it definitely has the potential to come out as a winner, and this has sent its stock to a record high. >>>
This feature from The New York Times looks at how a new era of Internet Attacks is being powered by Internet of Things (IoT) everyday devices connected to the Internet. The recent attack on the infrastructure of the Internet, which made it all but impossible at times to check Twitter feeds or headlines, was a remarkable reminder about how billions of ordinary web-connected devices can be turned to vicious purposes. For this week’s posts, click on the paragraph links. >>>
Sramana Mitra: You have chosen to keep this bootstrapped until this point?
Jagan Reddy: Yes.
Sramana Mitra: What are your thoughts about that? You have a profitable structure. You must be getting tons of calls from investors, but it sounds like you have chosen not go in that direction.
Jagan Reddy: We have spoken with several investors in the past. This is a very niche area. Not many investors understand this. If we want to create a scale for this market, it will take time. We have built this market for the past seven years. Today when we talk to the same investors, they clearly see how huge this market is. They see an amazing market opportunity. From an investment perspective, we are talking with investors. We are looking forward to do our first round of investment, maybe, in the next six months. >>>