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281st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Paulo Rosado, OutSystems

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 13th 2017

Paulo Rosado is CEO of OutSystems, one of the very few enterprise software companies out of Europe, and they have succeeded in building a substantial global business.

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275th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Art Papas, Bullhorn

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 13th 2017

Art Papas, CEO and Co-founder at Bullhorn, discusses how he pivoted a venture-funded startup, bootstrapped it to product-market fit and momentum, raised venture capital again to take out his original investors, and is now getting ready to go public. He also reiterated his more fundamentals-focused philosophy, emphasizing the need to attain product-market fit before raising funding.

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274th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Tim Hentschel, HotelPlanner and Meetings.com

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 13th 2017

Tim Hentschel, CEO at HotelPlanner and Meetings.com, has bootstrapped his company to $25M in revenue, growing 20% y-o-y organically. He emphasizes our mantra of entrepreneurship = customers + revenues + profits, financing, exit, valuation all being optional. Of course, today’s atmosphere is so frothy that such fundamental-oriented thinking has few takers.

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272nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Tom Foremski, SiliconValleyWatcher.com

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 13th 2017

Tom Foremski, Publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher.com, discusses the future of journalism and provides his views on a new business opportunity that he foresees: Media-as-a-Service (MaaS).

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267th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Anant Agarwal, edX

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 13th 2017

Anant Agarwal is CEO of edX and my former professor at MIT. We have a wide ranging and comprehensive discussion on the future of higher education, complete with startup ideas and analysis of entrepreneurial ventures within education. Definitely worth a look, if the subject interests you.

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291st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Caleb Sima, Security Expert

Posted on Thursday, Sep 7th 2017

Caleb Sima, a world-class security expert and serial entrepreneur, was working on his security startup, BlueBox Security (acquired by Lookout in 2016), at the time of this discussion. If security is your interest, this is a great session to listen to.

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313th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Henry Schuck, DiscoverOrg

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017

Henry Schuck, Co-founder and CEO of DiscoverOrg, is a first-time entrepreneur who has bootstrapped his company to $25 million ARR, and then raised private equity financing from TA Associates. Henry sees a clear path to $100 million. Very inspiring story!

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311th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Sinclair Schuller, Apprenda

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017

Sinclair Schuller, CEO and Co-Founder of Apprenda, built this enterprise software company with $55 million in financing from Upstate New York. He has raised funding from Silicon Valley, but without moving here. Listen to what he has to say about moving to the Valley.

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310th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With T.M. Ravi, The Hive

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017

T.M. Ravi is Managing Director and Co-founder of The Hive, a venture studio. The discussion touches upon a couple of key issues: the prevalent incubator/accelerator model of 3-month classes, we agreed, is bogus; and the Future of Work: Utopia or Dystopia?

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297th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Alexandre Wentzo, Casewise

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 6th 2017

Alexandre Wentzo, CEO of Casewise, an enterprise software company that started in London and has scaled in the US. The company is self-financed and did $24 Million in revenue last year. Our discussion focuses on some of the nuances of starting an enterprise software company in Europe and scaling it in the US.

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320th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Demitris Memos, MarineTraffic

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

Demitris Memos is CEO of MarineTraffic, a $5M+ revenue startup from Greece. Much of Southern Europe, especially Greece, is in economic trouble, and there is an exodus of talent. It is great to see Demitris’ success story against that backdrop.

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321st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Jon Ellis, Investorist

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

Jon Ellis, Founder of Investorist, has raised ALL his equity financing from customers. This interview is very much worth listening to for those looking for alternative financing strategies besides Venture Capital.

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335th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ludovic Huraux, Shapr

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

Ludovic Huraux, Co-founder and CEO of Attractive World, and now Shapr, discusses his journey from conception to exit. Among his many interesting points was a specific highlight on how he raised money from 80 investors.

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336th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Stephan Goss, Zeeto

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

Stephan Goss, CEO of Zeeto, has bootstrapped a traffic arbitrage business to $42 million in 2015 revenue. If you are working on an affiliate marketing / lead generation type of business, this is a useful conversation.

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341st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Sergio Furio, Creditas

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31st 2017

Sergio Furio, Founder and CEO of Creditas is building a FinTech company from Brazil that has just closed its $19.5 Million Series B. The conversation was a great deep dive into the Brazilian entrepreneurial eco-system.

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