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June 29 – 359th 1Mby1M Mentoring Roundtable for Entrepreneurs

Posted on Friday, Jun 23rd 2017

Entrepreneurs are invited to the 359th FREE online 1Mby1M mentoring roundtable on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/8:30 p.m. India IST.

If you are a serious entrepreneur, register to “pitch” and sell your business idea. You’ll receive straightforward feedback, advice on next steps, and answers to any of your questions. Others can register to “attend” to watch, learn, and interact through the online chat.

You can learn more here and register to pitch or attend here. Please share with any entrepreneurs in your circle who may be interested. All are welcome!

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358th Roundtable Recording on June 22, 2017: With Sash Sundara, RackWare

Posted on Friday, Jun 23rd 2017

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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Bootstrap First, Raise Money Later: Senraj Soundar, CEO of ConnectLeader (Part 5)

Posted on Friday, Jun 23rd 2017

Sramana Mitra: How much is the deal size now?

Senraj Soundar: Close to double. We have multiple products, but they are priced at a lower level.

Sramana Mitra: All through this evolution, have you continued to bootstrap or have you brought in any financing?

Senraj Soundar: Till now, we’re bootstrapping because we were able to, in the last couple of years, manage the company’s cash flow. We are continuously taking every dollar and throwing it to engineering. >>>

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Roundtable Recap: June 22 – Meet A Successful Female Entrepreneur in Hardcore Tech

Posted on Thursday, Jun 22nd 2017

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Sash Sunkara, Founder and CEO at RackWare. Sash is a rare example of a female startup CEO who has built a sizable venture funded technology company in hardcore tech. She shared her journey and the discussion was enlightening.

Flocknshop.com
Up first, Bhaskar Mani from Bangalore, India, pitched Flocknshop.com, an online collaborative shopping application. There are some strategic decisions to make with the company on how to bootstrap to traction, go-to-market (B-to-B or B-to-C), etc.
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Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Sash Sunkara, CEO of Rackware (Part 2)

Posted on Thursday, Jun 22nd 2017

Sramana Mitra: A corollary question, whom do you see in deals?

Sash Sunkara: From a DR perspective, we often see Zerto. We used to see others too. Zerto has quite a strong foothold in the lower end service providers, more in the SMB space. We are starting to see some of them in enterprises. We’ve beaten them in quite a few of the enterprise deals. We do address enterprise complexity very well. In the cloud management space, we see competitors like Red Hat. In a pure migration deal, we sometimes we see Arasimi but not as much as we used to. There are internal tools as well. >>>

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358th Roundtable For Entrepreneurs Starting NOW: Live Tweeting By @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Jun 22nd 2017

Today’s 358th FREE online 1Mby1M roundtable for entrepreneurs is starting NOW, on Thursday, June 22, at 8:00 a.m. PDT/11:00 a.m. EDT/8:30 p.m. India IST. Click here to join. All are welcome!

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358th Roundtable For Entrepreneurs Starting In 30 Minutes: Live Tweeting By @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Jun 22nd 2017

Today’s 358th FREE online 1Mby1M roundtable for entrepreneurs is starting in 30 minutes, on Thursday, June 22, at 8:00 a.m. PDT/11:00 a.m. EDT/8:30 p.m. India IST. Click here to join. All are welcome!

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2017 IPO Prospects: Apttus Claims it is Halfway Ready to List

Posted on Thursday, Jun 22nd 2017

According to Gartner, the Configure Price Quote (CPQ) application suites market was worth $570 million in 2015, out of which cloud-based CPQ accounted for $157 million. The overall CPQ market is expected to grow 20% annually through the period 2020, driven by the growth in cloud-based solutions. San Mateo-based Apttus is a leading cloud-based service provider that is rumored to be preparing to go public.

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