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Blackbaud – 1Mby1M Social Good Startup Challenge Launches

Posted on Thursday, Oct 17th 2019

Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, and the One Million by One Million (1Mby1M) global virtual accelerator have come together to launch the Blackbaud – 1Mby1M Social Good Startup Challenge.

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Bootstrap First to $5M ARR, Raises $10M Later: Toucan Toco CEO Charles Miglietti (Part 2)

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 19th 2019

Sramana Mitra: Let’s talk about that journey. When did you start looking for customers? What did you have? Did you have an MVP?

Charles Miglietti: We sold the first pilot. There was no MVP. We built the MVP with our first customer. 

Sramana Mitra: What was the problem that you were solving for this customer?

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RingCentral’s Winning Formula Involves Partnerships

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 19th 2019

Cloud-based communication services provider RingCentral (NYSE:RNG) has had a stellar year so far. Its stock has nearly doubled since the start of the year and the continuing partnerships don’t seem to be stopping it.

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Bootstrapping a Tech Company by an English Major: Kevin Groome, Founder of Pica9 (Part 2)

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 19th 2019

Sramana Mitra: How long did you stay in that advertising agency?

Kevin Groome: In 1998, I began to make a transition. There were two reasons why. One was we began to see that the advertising business was shifting. Even then, we could feel that the advertising industry’s old model, which was formed in the 60’s, was beginning to change.

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Bootstrap First to $5M ARR, Raises $10M Later: Toucan Toco CEO Charles Miglietti (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 18th 2019

French entrepreneur Charles Miglietti tells the story of how he has bootstrapped first to $5M and then closed a $10M round recently.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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November 21 – 466th 1Mby1M Mentoring Roundtable for Entrepreneurs

Posted on Monday, Nov 18th 2019

Entrepreneurs are invited to the 466th FREE online 1Mby1M mentoring roundtable on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST/5 p.m. CET/9:30 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. Register and you will receive the recording by email, even if you are unable to attend. Please share with any entrepreneurs in your circle who may be interested. All are welcome!

Cloud Stocks: Rapid7’s Focus on Cloud SIEM Pays Off

Posted on Monday, Nov 18th 2019

Early this month, Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD), a leading provider of security analytics and automation, reported a strong quarter that beat market estimates yet again for the four times in a row.

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Bootstrapping a Tech Company by an English Major: Kevin Groome, Founder of Pica9 (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 18th 2019

Kevin has done an excellent job of bootstrapping his tech company without a tech background.

Inspiring story for many in his shoes.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

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Catching Up On Readings: Premium Internet

Posted on Sunday, Nov 17th 2019

This feature from The New York Times Magazine traces the journey of the Internet from Free to Premium. For this week’s posts, click on the paragraph links.

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